Get ReConnected - May 2022

GetReConnected

May 2022


Staff Feature

Bannon Earns Staff Achievement Award

Jen Bannon, associate director of Residential Life, has been awarded the Bill Berner Staff Achievement Award for the 2021-22 academic year. Bannon’s role in Residential Life focuses on student staff selection, training, professional recruitment and student leadership.

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Staff Feature

Wood's Journey One of Persistence

Whitney Wood’s journey to her current role as CBORD coordinator for Purdue Dining & Culinary has been one of persistence, covering a move from out-of-state, inspiration from Purdue students, attaining a degree and pursuing her professional interests.

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Staff Feature

Jonker to Retire After 38 Years of Service to Purdue

Steve Jonker, who currently serves as assistant director of residential housing operations for University Residences, will retire at the end of June with 38 years of service to Purdue University. He joined the University Residences team as a facilities manager, first at Fowler Courts, and later became assistant director of residential housing operations before earning his current role. While working full-time, Jonker enrolled as a student at Purdue and earned a degree in organizational leadership and supervision.

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Writer: Matt Vader | Editors: Tammy Loew, Renee Kashawlic, Danielle Fawbush

Editorial Board: Barb Frazee, Tammy Loew, Renee Kashawlic | Inquiries Contact: studentlifemarketing@purdue.edu