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Heagy Named October Employee of the Month
October 5, 2009
MACOMB, IL – Lori Heagy, office support specialist for Conferences and Non-Credit Programs at Western Illinois University, has been named the WIU October Civil Service Employee of the Month.
According to her nominators, Heagy "always looks for the best way to accomplish tasks and is an excellent problem-solver. Lori maintains a cheerful, confident, and helpful presence no matter how stressful the circumstances might be."
"She shows good judgment in her work and is always enthusiastic. To many of the people that come into contact with this office, Lori is their only contact with WIU. To them, she 'is' WIU, and Lori is always focused on seeing to it that everyone's experience with Western is the best possible experience it can be," her nominators added. "She is an excellent representative of this University, striving to make all students, family members, guests and WIU personnel feel comfortable and welcome."
Heagy began working at Western as a secretary IV in September 2006 in Conferences and Non-Credit Programs and in April 2008, her title was changed to office support specialist.
"Lori truly embodies the very best Western has to offer," said Laura Caldwell, Civil Service Employees Council (CSEC) public relations representative. "We are pleased to recognize her as the October Employee of the Month. Her impact on this campus represents the best in educational values that are available at this University."
Western faculty, staff and administrators, as well as community members, wishing to nominate a civil service employee for this recognition should contact Caldwell at (309) 298-1000 or e-mail
Posted By: Darcie Shinberger, University Relations
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