UVM Staff Appreciation Week
- By Krista Malaney
Staff Appreciation Week is Coming Up!
UVM is exited to celebrate and recognize its employees! This year, Staff Appreciation Week events will be held September 17-21.
The festivities start with the Social on the Green, Monday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the green between the Davis Center and Bailey/Howe Library. All UVM staff are invited and encouraged to attend this special picnic lunch sponsored and hosted by President Tom Sullivan. Plan on coming to our traditional barbecue with hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, and chicken, and enjoy music, great conversation, raffle prizes, and other fun activities.
The 8th Annual Staff Art Exhibit Reception, Celebrate Staff! Celebrate Art!, will be held on Tuesday, September 18 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Davis Center's Livak Fireplace Lounge and Gallery. Meet several of the contributing artists and enjoy light refreshments. More information is available on the Staff Council's UVM Staff Art Exhibit page. The art show, runs September 4 – 21st and will showcase the varied artistic talents of the UVM staff community.
The 10- and 15-Year Luncheon, will take place on Friday, September 21, from 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Silver Maple Ballroom of the Dudley H. Davis Center, and will honor those staff who are in either their tenth or fifteenth year of service to the University. This event is hosted by Vice President Wanda Heading-Grant and Provost and Senior Vice President David Rosowsky. It is by invitation only and an RSVP is required.
The Staff Recognition Dinner will be held on Thursday, September 20 at Trader Duke’s Hotel (formerly the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel), from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This dinner, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, honors staff celebrating a milestone year. With a view toward highlighting the distinctive nature of this special occasion, staff who are being honored for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 years of service will be invited to this dinner in recognition of their service. The evening will be hosted by President Tom Sullivan, Leslie Black Sullivan and Vice President Wanda Heading-Grant. Attendance is by invitation only and an RSVP is required.
Please mark your calendars and join your friends and colleagues for these fun employee events! For more information, visit the Staff Appreciation Week website.