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Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

BSE Front Desk



Christel Burgason

Christel Burgason

BSE Front Desk and Departmental point of contact for general support services

200 Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus

  • Distributes mail and assists with shipping needs.
  • Lead Building Maintenance Reporter: point of contact for copier maintenance, office cleaning/repair needs, breakroom malfunctions, classroom issues.
  • Key Coordinator/Building Access: maintain, order and check-out keys for Chase Hall, keycard access, assign visiting scholar and post-doc space.
  • Onboarding/offboarding (new hire/separation) point of contact.
  • Classroom support: copying, scanning, laminating, maintain departmental office supplies, assist with scheduling Chase 112, 116, 113, 148 for meetings.
  • Student support: assist students with conference/classroom reservations, support student clubs as needed, lost and found.
  • Supports the following BSE Committees: Social, Computer, Space & Facilities, Safety, Emeriti, Colloquium.
Julie Thomson

Julie Thomson

Administrative Support Associate, Part-time

221 Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus

  • Back-up support for front desk
  • Special projects
  • Supports the Nebraska Tractor Test Board
Amanda Lager Gleason

Amanda Lager Gleason

Undergraduate Programs Specialist

220 Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus

  • Curriculum related support including: course scheduling, classroom reservations, permission codes, senior checks, professional admission and catalog edits.
  • Assist with Qualtrics, CIEQs, Google Docs, Activity Insight, Zoom, MyRed (curriculum related reports) and special projects.
  • Data Analytics Support (Webfocus, Faculty Insight, Course Evaluations).
  • Supports the following BSE Committees: Curriculum, Scholarships.

Sang Ho

Graduate Programs Specialist

220 Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus

  • Graduate Program Specialist: assistance with GRAs/GTAs funded by the department, policies, procedures, and forms for graduate students, graduate student desk assignments and keys/card access, grad student listserv, scholarships and fellowships, BSE Graduate Student Association staff advisor.
  • Website developer/maintenance for department, faculty, and associated center and lab sites.
  • Communications: maintaining and expanding BSE Communications.
  • Supports the following BSE Committees: Graduate, Awards, Communications.
Tracy Zimmerman

Tracy Zimmerman

Assistant to the Department Head/Office Supervisor

200 Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus

Assistant to the Department Head
  • Assist with the development and updating of department policies and procedures.
  • Manage the department head’s calendar.
  • Coordinate and schedule faculty meetings.
  • Coordinate and prepare documents for the Promotion and Tenure (P & T) process.
  • Coordinate the annual faculty evaluation process including Activity Insight and scheduling evaluations.
Office Supervisor
  • Supervise administrative support staff.
  • Assign faculty projects to staff.
  • Provide direction, guidance and support.