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2021 Dean's Award: Employee of the Year

Karen Barnhart

Karen’s nominators praised her excellent customer service and how she approaches her job with professionalism and positivity each and every day.

When we shifted to telework status in 2020, Karen assisted CALS Finance with 30-minute training sessions. Without hesitation, Karen happily volunteered to lead or partner with Finance to offer HR-related training.

Karen’s nominators also said that she embodies Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) in her service to her unit, the departments, and the college.