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The University System Office is quite proud of the various awards and accomplishments of the many university civil service employees across the State of Illinois public higher education system. Their dedication, commitment, and daily work have become the foundation and a very important critical component in the delivery of our common educational mission. This venue provides a means to communicate some of these awards and accomplishments and show our appreciation for your service and excellence.


Employee Spotlight

Mary Howe 3/11/2019
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Facilities Management Staff Clerk Mary Howe has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for February 2019.




Dyan Root 1/24/2019
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Financial Aid Advisor Manager Dyan Root has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for January 2019.




Alan Arvin 1/3/2019
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Manager of Sports Facilities Alan Arvin has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for December.




Debbie Rempfer 11/26/2018
Northern Illinois University

For 15 years, Debbie Rempfer has served as the scholarship coordinator in the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at NIU. She works tirelessly to help students, and their families, navigate the complicated web of financial aid and scholarships.




Julie Miller 11/26/2018
Northern Illinois University

Local to DeKalb, Julie Miller began working for NIU over 30 years ago immediately following high school graduation. Working her way up to the critical role of electronic Research Administration (eRA) coordinator in the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships (RIPS), Miller has demonstrated loyalty and perseverance.




Cathy Cradduck 11/26/2018
Northern Illinois University

Throughout her 29-year career at NIU, Cathy Cradduck has served as administrative support for two former NIU presidents, and for vice presidents in administration and student affairs. Now, as an administrative assistant for the Division of Research and Innovation Partnerships (RIPS) vice president, Cathy provides high-level support while significantly improving operations and taking on new challenges.




Kathryn Buffington 11/26/2018
Northern Illinois University

Prospective students and their families are likely to interact with the College of Business first through Kathryn “Kathi” Buffington. Serving the college for the last 28 years, Buffington takes the lead in managing the Undergraduate Advising and Student Resources department as their office manager.




Ruth Kostreva 11/26/2018
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Office Support Specialist Ruth Kostreva has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for October.




Eric Reed 11/26/2018
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Assistant Superintendent of Grounds in Landscape Maintenance Eric Reed has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for November.




Robert O'Bear 9/28/2018
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Accountant 1 Robert O'Bear has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for September.