Human Resources Thanks UST Employees for Attending This Year's HR Fair

The Human Resources Department would like to thank all of the University of St. Thomas employees who stopped by to enjoy the HR Fair this year. The department also extends its gratitude to the vendors, consultants and internal organizations that participated.

The lucky winners of the 2011 HR Fair drawing are (drum roll, please):

Human Resources

  • Amazon Kindle: April Gallus, Catholic Studies

Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex (AARC water bottles)

  • Barb Baker, Service Learning
  • Cory Tranby, Technical Operations and Services
  • Cynthia Cirkl, Bookstore
  • Jane Spatenka, Gainey Center − Food Operations
  • Jerry Sweeney, Dining Services
  • Jim Rogers, Center for Irish Studies
  • Joanne Pauley, University Relations
  • Joe Bork, Center for Business Excellence
  • Karen Hennes, President’s Office
  • Laura Stierman, Center for Catholic Studies
  • Leslie Krona, Master of Business Communication program
  • Lindsay DeVore, Technical Operations
  • Liz Dussol, Academic Advising
  • Megan Smith, Campus Ministry
  • Michael Glirbas, Registrar
  • Paul Sipe, Development Systems
  • Rebecca Jacobs, Technical Operations
  • Rick Lucius, IRT − Telecommunications
  • Ruth Soucie, IRT − Client Services
  • Susan Horner-Okins, Bookstore
  • Susan Sonnen, Alumni and Constituent Relations
  • Suzanne Krzmarzick, Undergraduate Administration
  • Tom Oscanyan, Acquisitions and Budgets
  • Wilfredo Nieves, Food Services


  • Starbucks $10 gift cards: Mike Porter, Master of Business Communication program, and Mona White, Scooters

Auxiliary Services

  • Weekend at Quadna: Susan Price, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

  • Duffle bags: Ann Bateson, School of Law Library, and Kate Kostka, School of Law Admissions
  • Notepad: Lisa Keiser, Health and Human Performance

Delta Dental of Minnesota

  • Electric toothbrush: Karen Batdorf, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center


  • Ray Ban sunglasses: Barb Joynson, Alumni and Constituent Relations

Fidelity Investments

  • Lunch bags: Leslie Kiley, School of Law Library, and Thanh Pham, Volleyball

OptumHealth Financial Services

  • Duffle bag: Nate Rolloff, Technical Operations and Services
  • Yoga mat: Lori Koneczny, Development
  • Water bottle: Faith Bonitz, O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center, and Pam Kilpatrick, School of Social Work

Stay Fit Athletic Club

  • Three-month membership: Debra Basarich-Cownie, Opus College of Business − Full-Time MBA Student Life

Sun Life Financial

  • Under Armour duffle bag: Paul Newhouse, Gainey Center − Food Operations

The David Agency

  • Target $25 gift cards: Cindy Sundberg, IRT − Telecommunications, and  Dorothy Piper, Food Services


  • Blanket: Craig Bonine, Physical Plant

US Bank

  • Four Science Museum Omni Theater tickets: Nina Ruud, Campus Mail Services

Wells Fargo Insurance Services

  • Target Visa $50 gift cards: Linda Monroe, Center for Business Excellence,  Jim Barron, Physical Plant, and Tim Mead, Health and Human Performance

Wells Fargo Banking/Home Mortgage

  • Large duffle bag: Otto Schulze, Food Services
  • Duffle bags: Cynthia Horsmann, Aerospace Studies, and Jason Hudock, Gainey Center − Food Operations