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UW-Stout’s Bates recognized with September University Staff Employee Appreciation award

Human Resources staff member honored for hard work, positive attitude

Alexandra Bates, left, receives the September University Staff Employee Appreciation award from Chancellor Katherine Frank. / UW-Stout

Menomonie, Wis. — Alexandra Bates has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation award for September at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Bates, of Elk Mound, is a generalist in Human Resources. She has worked at UW-Stout for 7½ years. She is a 2012 graduate of the university’s business administration program, with an emphasis on training and development, and international business.

The person nominating Bates stated: “Alex has been simply phenomenal for the past few years, helping navigate various university staff searches and reviews. Furthermore, she steps in to help with faculty/instructional academic staff searches too. She always has a smile on her face and is happy to help and respond.

“She has stepped in to help while we search for a new academic department associate in the School of Art and Design. She has also helped on other searches in SOAD.”

Each employee of the month receives a certificate of recognition and a gift presented by Chancellor Katherine Frank.

The award, in its 18th year, was established by the Chancellor’s Office and is co-sponsored by the University Staff Senate.

UW-Stout is Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, with a focus on applied learning, collaboration with business and industry, and career outcomes. Learn more via the FOCUS2030 strategic plan.


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