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DePaul University's National Student Employment Week

National Student Employment Week (NSEW) is dedicated to recognizing the incredible contributions of student employees and the support of their managers. This year's NSEW, will be held April 9th through the 13th. Student employees and managers get an opportunity to come together to celebrate, win awards, take part in professional development workshops, and play a friendly game of dodgeball. During NSEW, one student employee and supervisor is awarded and recognized for their accomplishments, work ethic, leadership and lasting impact.

Monday, April 9th - Office Decorating Day

Show your office pride by decorating the office as a team. All participating offices will have the chance to win a prize for the best decorated office, which will be announced on Friday, April 13th. Email by Wednesday, April 4th to request a complimentary decorating package. Quantities are limited!

Tuesday, April 10th - Professional Development Day

Develop your professional skills and experience. OSE and our campus partners will bring the training to you! Managers, visit the Professional Development Series Page to arrange a workshop for your team.

Wednesday, April 11th - Departmental Competition Day

Participate in the 5th Annual Dodgeball Tournament at the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center. Submit your team to  by Friday, April 6th . The competition will take place from 4-6 pm, courts 3 & 4. Snacks, fun competition, and team bonding will be provided.  Dodgeball Rules and Regulations

Thursday, April 12th - Student Employee Appreciation Day

This is a day dedicated to thanking your student employees. Celebrate student employees by bringing in lunch/treats, participating in team building exercises or handing out department awards! Share your celebration pictures and stories using Twitter, #DePaulNSEW.

Friday, April 13th - SEOTY & SUPOTY Announcements

The winners of Supervisor of the Year and Student Employee of the Year will be announced on this day. All nominees will receive a certificate of excellence and recognition in the OSE community.

Learn more about our 2017 award winners.

  • Student Employee of the Year

    Edgar Rodriguez

    We presented Edgar Rodriguez, the social justice advocate coordinator for the Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change, with the 2017 award for Student Employee of the Year!

    “Edgar is incredibly intelligent and exceedingly capable, but we believe it is his complete belief in the humanity and dignity of others that sets him apart from his peers and will serve him well as his journey continues to unfold.”

    – Charee Holloway, Edgar’s supervisor and assistant director for the Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change

  • Supervisor of the Year

    Oliver Debe

    We presented the 2017 Supervisor of the Year award to Oliver Debe, business manager and adjunct professor for the School of Hospitality Leadership!

    “As a team of employees, we rally behind our fearless leader, Oliver. He sets the mood for the day of work. His positive, upbeat attitude keeps us all happy, motivated, and grateful for our jobs and the people in our office. My coworkers and I are eternally grateful for his support and guidance through our work, educational, and professional endeavors.”

    – Kenzie Mocogni, special events student coordinator for the School of Hospitality Leadership