The Department of Human Resources

Employee of the Month

To recognize current university employees who have served Kutztown University in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through his or her work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude.

Nominations are collected from students, faculty and staff, and the Employee of the Month is selected by the Human Resources Advisory Council. A winner will be selected each month and out of the 12 monthly winners one will be selected as Employee of the Year. The Employee of the Month will receive a plaque, reserved parking and a $100 monetary gift sponsored by Dr. Hawkinson.

For more information on the award or to nominate someone, see the Employee of the Month nomination form.

  •  September 2017 ★ Jean Koncsics  

    Employee of the Month
    Please join President Hawkinson and the HR Advisory Council in congratulating
    Jean Koncsics for being named the September 2017 Employee of the Month.

    Jean, Academic Department Secretary in Academic Enrichment, has been with the university since October 1994.

    According to her nominator, Jean always meets the students with, “kindness, professionalism, and a sincere interest in them and their education.”

    Upon receiving her award, Jean gave a big, “Thank you,” to her nominator, George Paterno, and expressed that Academic Enrichment is, “such a good group to work with.”

  •  August 2017 ★ Michael Regensburger  

    Employee of the Month
    Please join President Hawkinson and the HR Advisory Council in congratulating Michael Regensburger for being named the August 2017 Employee of the Month.

    Michael, Campus Radio Manager, has been with the university since April 2004.

    According to his nominator, "Michael's goal is simple: to help students reach their full potential."

    Upon receiving his award, Michael was so surprised, he said, "It's like Publishers Clearing House!"  

  •  July 2017 ★ Jeanette Forster  

    Employee of the Month
    Please join President Hawkinson and the HR Advisory Council in congratulating Jeanette Forster for being named the July 2017 Employee of the Month.

    Jeanette, Employment Services Manager in Human Resources, has been with the university since July 2011.

    According to her nominator, Jeanette always goes the extra mile and, “does this for every one of our departments with an ever-present smile on her face (or at the end of an email).”

    Upon receiving her award, Jeanette said that she was surprised, and, “Oh so happy,” with being named Employee of the Month. She’d also like to thank her nominator, Gregory Bamberger.