Ben Van Handel Outstanding Service Award

The Ben Van Handel Outstanding Service Award recognizes student employees that have shown exemplary work. Ben Van Handel was a student employee with an exceptional attitude and dedication to customer service. Ben tragically passed in April 2011. Student Unions & Activities recognizes Ben's contributions as an exemplary employee, supervisor, leader, and team member with this award in his memory.

2020 Recipients

Emma Otremba

CMU Event Services

Gwendolyn King-Lunde

Multicultural Student Engagement 

Kelli Appelen

Student Event and Entertainment 

Morgan Wittmers-Graves

Marketing

Nikki Tsakonas

Gopher Express West 

2019 Recipients

Elizabeth Renz

Finance

Erik Youngquist

SPSC Event Services

Ethan Solom

CMU Post Office

Jacob Bandyk

CMU Facilities

Rachel Novak

Gopher Express East

2018 Recipients

Allison Dodge

CMU Post Office

Foua Xiong

Gopher Express East

Devin Graf

Program Board

Brendan Buhler

Marketing

Kristina Newland

SPSC Event Services

2017 Recipients

Carmen Ho

Student Activities

Emmy Tong

Gopher Express East

Maya Smith

Gopher Express West

Ryan Schneider

Coffman Event Services

Rachel Novak

Gopher Express East

2016 Recipients

Cassidy Meerman

Concessions

Holly Mahoney

Student Activities

Sonja Youngquist

SPSC Facilities & Operations

Alex Diep

Student Activities

Dana Grady

Event Services

2015 Recipients

Dominic Carlson

Gopher Express West

Lindsey Hendricks

CMU Information Desk

Katharine Imrie

Event Services

Samantha Visser

Event Services

Erik Kringen

Event Services

2014 Recipients

Elaine Caspers

Goldy’s Gameroom

Aubrey Villareal

Gopher Express West

Kaitlyn Hendrickson

Event Services

Flora Hsu

Gopher Express West

Sam Schippel

Gopher Express West

2013 Recipients

Alison Mach

SPSC Art Gallery

Allison Dahlen

SPSC Facilities & Operations

Rebecca Simon

CMU Information Desk

Chelsea Gibbs

Gopher Express West

Karly Wallack

Marketing

2012 Recipients

Eric White

Payroll

Katie Bukowski

Finance

Lizz Feldt

Event Services

Patrice Fick

Gopher Express

Jody Robinson

Gopher Spot