DU Work-Study Supervisor Update

March 2013

In this update:

  • Celebrate National Student Employment Week with Us!
  • Student Employee of the Year
  • Lunch and Learn: Hiring International Students and Scholars
  • Important Dates

Celebrate National Student Employment Week with us at DU's 1st Coffee Break!

We hope you can join us Wednesday, April 10th beginning at 8:30 am on the Driscoll Lawn for free Duffey rolls and coffee (in our brand new travel mugs!). As we will be celebrating all student employees and supervisors, this event is open to all of the DU community. Coffee and Duffey rolls are first come, first served – so please encourage all of your student employees to stop by early. Thank you for your continued support of DU's student employees!

Student Employee of the Year

Thank you to all student employee supervisors that submitted nominations for the DU 2013 Student Employee of the Year. After reviewing all of the nominations our selection committee was very impressed with all of the nominees and so proud DU has supervisors, like you, willing to take the time to help these great student employees continue to develop and grow.

Distinguished Nominees:
Jessi Findley – Athletics & Recreation
Samantha Molnar – Physics & Anatomy
Anna Hendricks – Information Security/UTS
Rachel Croker – JKSIS Admission
Sara Kaplan – Writing Center
Tyler Crichton – Athletics & Recreation
Vance Louis – Athletics & Recreation
Kelsey Abbott – Education
Mason Seymore – Psychology
Sara Hein – Office of Graduate Studies
Meghan Sauls – Athletics & Recreation
Mackenzi Steinert – Athletics & Recreation
Brenda Garcia – Marsico Institute for Early Learning
Chevon Patrick – Information Systems/UTS
Sara Sadd - Marsico Institute for Early Learning
Andrew McClaskey – Athletics & Recreation
*These student employees received a certificate and $10 gift card to Beans--DU's student-run coffee shop.

Distinguished Finalist:
Candace Saindon – Mathematics
Laura Burns – Office of Career & Professional Development, JKSIS
Monica Dykas – Center on Rights Development
*These students received $250 book scholarship to the DU bookstore.

Student Employee of the Year:
Gabe Flanagan – Athletics & Recreation
*Gabe received a $500 book scholarship to the DU bookstore.

Congratulations to all of our nominees and thank you for all of your hard work!

Lunch & Learn: Thursday, April 11th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in University Hall #304

Please join us as we partner with International Student and Scholar Services and Human Resources for another Lunch and Learn: Hiring International Students and Scholars. Learn the ins and outs of hiring international students and scholars. Topics include interviewing, cross-cultural communication, immigration regulations and Social Security Numbers. You can register on PioneerWeb - Employee Tab, Training, Management and Supervisory. Click on View and/or Cancel a Class. Any problems registering, please contact Mary Dolson at x1-7420.

Important Dates

  • Thursday, May 16th - Last day for Law students to work utilizing 2012-13 work-study funds.
  • Thursday, June 6th - Last day for students to work for the 2012-13 academic year.
  • Monday, July 1st - First day students can work for the 2013-14 academic year.

Please contact us if you have any work-study related questions. Your comments and suggestions are welcome!


Lori Orzech
Assistant Director, Student Employment
lori.orzech@du.edu | 303-871-4090

Vicky Gillen
Financial Aid Specialist
victoria.gillen@du.edu | 303-871-6795

Student Employment/Financial Aid | University Hall 255
303.871.6792 | FAX: 303.871.2341 | stuemp@du.edu

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