Frenda Haynie, undergraduate coordinator and academic adviser in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, has been selected as the employee of the month for May.
Frenda’s nominator praised her knowledge, professionalism, and positive attitude, noting that Frenda “has helped transform our undergraduate advising and improve our overall undergraduate program.” Frenda has helped increase the quantity and quality of communication with academic advisers in other departments and has wonderful rapport with students. She works hard to make the department better and makes proactive suggestions on how to improve the program. Frenda routinely offers assistance beyond what is outlined in her job description to help faculty and staff.
Because of her positive attitude and can-do spirit, faculty members who have unusual problems or special requests will come to Frenda first.
Most notably, her nominator points out that she demonstrates the highest levels of professionalism and service in her job, and her impact is obvious in the department.