University of Wisconsin-Stout

Nov. 11, 2011

Connie Galep, food and nutrition, has been named Classified Employee of the Month for August at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Galep lives in Colfax.

The individual nominating her stated: “Connie is committed to UW-Stout. Every day she sources and purchases chemicals, food, beverages and spices for the labs. Her knowledge and expertise supports the learning activities in nine laboratories and three classrooms. Thousands of students have benefited from her detailed attention to purchasing anything and everything from kiwis to chemicals.” And, “Connie is a valued member of the university, college and department. She has a positive attitude. Her welcoming and hospitable spirit is respectful and courteous to all she meets. Her humble approach to every day invites faculty and students to join her in daily problem solving.”

Chancellor Charles W. Sorensen presents each Classified Employee of the Month with a certificate of recognition, a UW-Stout coffee mug and a check for $50.

Nominations can be made by supervisors, fellow employees or students.

The award was established by the chancellor to recognize classified employees at UW-Stout.