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Employee of the Month

Employee of the Month winners are nominated by professional staff at the University Student Union for their exemplary service and voted on by a committee composed of Student Building Leads on a monthly basis.

Cole (May)

Cole EOM

Cole Maki is an exceptional member of the USU Live team who we would like to recognize for his hard work throughout the year. Many people have gotten the chance to know him during our events and know that his great attitude, humor, and goofy energy is contagious! He does a great job managing the BLU CRU team in a fun and organized way, and always completes his work tasks ahead of deadlines. He also is always present in the office and at other team members’ events, making sure they have everything they need to be successful. Cole is a talented and kind individual who we believe deserves to be awarded for going above and beyond!   

Ryan (April)

Ryan EOM

As a member of our team for the past three years, Ryan has demonstrated the core values of the USU. Whether he is supporting his operations and logistics team or providing excellent customer service and AVIT assistance with event clients, Ryan goes above and beyond what his job entails. His calm manner, hard work ethic, varied experience, willingness to take the initiative and friendly personality makes him a great asset to the USU team. We are so proud of the professional and personal growth Ryan has undergone here at the USU and we couldn’t be more honored to recognize him for all that he does. His contribution to his work the last three years does not go unnoticed. From all of us here at the USU, thank you, Ryan! We appreciate you!

Daniel (April)

Dani EOM

Since joining our AV/IT team, Danny has consistently demonstrated the traits of an outstanding worker. Not only does he always show professionalism with all unexpected circumstances, but he does so with a graceful and positive attitude! Additionally he always is willing to help out in all areas within the USU, and completes all tasks in a timely manner. His flexible, team-first attitude is very much appreciated by all of his co-workers. He is detail oriented and always eager to learn more so he can provide the best service possible. We are so glad to have you as a part of our team Danny, you're awesome!

Breanna (March)

Employee of the Month Breanna

Breanna joined our team in the fall and has proven to be a fantastic addition. She is always willing to help out wherever needed, and does so with a positive attitude. Breanna always has a smile on her face and is eager to greet everyone that comes into the office. She always puts her best foot forward and goes above and beyond what she is asked to do. We are grateful for all that you do Breanna, and we love having you on the team! Keep up the outstanding work!

Alejandra (February)


As one of the newer members in the USU team, Alejandra has proven to be an amazing worker. With her great personality and dance moves, there is never a dull shift when she is present! Alejandra goes above and beyond what her job entails with a positive attitude and smile. Her encouragement and dedication exemplify the core values of the USU. We couldn’t be more proud and are honored to present her with the recognition she deserves. Keep up the amazing work Alejandra!

Fernanda (January)


Since joining our Logistics team last year, Fernanda has added great energy and camaraderie to the group. Her enthusiasm to help out in any way is not overlooked and is greatly admired! Her positive energy makes her somebody we can count on to get the job done. No matter the task, she always completes it with a smile on her face. From all of us here at the USU, we appreciate your hard work, Fernanda! Thank you for all that you do!

Kevin (December)

EOM Kevin

As a programmer for USU Live, Kevin lets his high energy and dedication show through in all the events he helps facilitate. Starting as an volunteer his freshman year to his current position with USU Live, Kevin’s enthusiasm has radiated throughout campus attracting people to all the events. His hard work with USU Live does not go unnoticed even throughout his many commitments on campus! We are thankful for your exemplary work Kevin!

Fernando (November)

EOM Fernando

 As our newest addition to the team, Fernando has continuously shown what it means to be an extraordinary worker. Day in and day out he takes initiative on tasks and gives his 110% effort. Fernando is always willing to help out and learn new skills. His positive attitude and motivationaldrive serves as an example for the rest of the USU team. We are thankful to have you on our team Fernando! Keep up the great work!

Jonathan (October)


Going on his 3rd year of being a part of our AV/IT department, Jonathan has demonstrated what it means to be a team player. He goes above and beyond to help support his USU team not only during events, but in event logistics as well. Jonathan is a great asset to our team and his hard work does not go unnoticed. We appreciate all that you doJonathan!

Anthony (September)

Anthony EOM

As one of the members of the USU/REC Marketing Team, Anthony has demonstrated what it means to be an exceptional role model and creative inspiration to his colleagues. His creative work has helped establish the strong brand the USU upholds and sets the standard for many creative teams around the university. His REC contributions also do not go unnoticed. This summer, Anthony introduced the new 15 Year anniversary emblem celebrating Campus Recreation. Thank you Anthony, keep up the great work!