"During this pandemic, Kim has gone above expectations helping me with my online class materials and supporting the students' needs for research and class presentations. She was able to obtain books and materials for us in a very timely manner and has always been so happy to help. She is very responsive to requests and always returns email so quickly. I just appreciate her attention to detail and going above expectations.
"Over the years I have worked with Kim to order new textbooks for students, keep up with revisions in texts I am using and secure my resources in advance for planning future coursework. She's one of the bright spots among all Stout employees. I always know she will do whatever she can to get what I need, and she will do that with a smile.
"As a teaching 'customer' of Instructional Resources Service, I have always found Kim to be kind, friendly reliable and very helpful in connecting me to the instructional resources I need for teaching."
In April 2021, Uetz received the library’s annual Barnard Outstanding Service Award.
“I get a chance each day to work with a team I enjoy,” Uetz said. “We work hard but we have a lot of fun. It is a pleasure to come to work every day with my Instructional Resources Service family.”
Each employee of the month receives a certificate of recognition, a UW-Stout travel mug and a UW-Stout blanket presented by Chancellor Katherine Frank.
Students, faculty and staff may nominate university staff members who demonstrate a commitment to excellence and the university community at the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award nomination form.
The award, in its 16th year, was established by the Chancellor’s Office and is co-sponsored by the University Staff Senate.