COVID-19 changed the workplace in ways few could have imaged, nearly overnight. Yet, University of Oregon employees rose to the complex challenge.
Here we highlight those who have gone above and beyond – such as creating new ways to engage with students, or taking care of critical infrastructure on campus, or embracing technology to stay connected with colleagues.
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Joelle Rankins Goodwin is the senior associate director for recruitment administration
Geordi Helmick works as a student shop manager on campus
Beyond the Call: Nic Walcott has worked on virtual visits, town halls and commencement
Michael Luna is the interim coordinator of welcome and transition experience for prospective students
Heather Gustafson, an assistant registrar, says picking up the phone can solve many issues
Gary Sullivan, director of User Support Services, leads the UO’s tech support
Nancy Cheng is an associate professor and department head of architecture
New Workplace series showcases how Ducks are rising to the challenges of COVID-19