James Brenneck Named KU Employee of the Month for June 2021

Hawkinson presenting Brenneck with award.

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Congratulations to James Brenneck, learning management systems manager, Information Technology, on being named Kutztown University Employee of the Month for June 2021.

Brenneck's nomination from Christopher Bloh, associate professor, Special Education, reads:

"Jim is the consummate professional who never ceases to assist with technological issues. Editing courses, changing courses, merging, tests, test banks, assignments...in all of these areas, he has helped me.

Jim is always timely in returning emails, phone calls and is very patient for those of us who are "technologically challenged." Always having a sense of humor, he makes these interactions fun.

I believe that Jim has deserved this award in the past, but especially during the all-distance-learning semesters. His support has been more in demand than ever, but never wavers. Being a teacher, I can appreciate comfortable, non-pretentious instruction. Jim listens, makes my input feel valued and walks me through what I need to be done. He is an asset to the university."

Note: recipients will be recognized in order of presentation, due to scheduling conflicts.

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 President Hawkinson.

For more information on the award or to nominate someone, please visit the KU human resources website.