Staff Appreciation Week Ice Cream Social

Staff Celebration Week Slated for May 9-16

Ice cream, cookies and the Spring Arts & Crafts Bazaar highlight the week of events

Staff Celebration Week is set for May 9-16, and a variety of activities will honor staff members for their hard work and dedication to the campus. Among the events are the Staff Ice Cream Social, hosted by Staff Assembly; the Chancellor’s Luncheon at which Staff Citation of Excellence Awards will be presented; the Spring Arts & Crafts Bazaar; and the Staff Cookie Contest.

The annual event kicks off with the Chancellor’s Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 9, on the Faculty Club Green. It continues Monday, May 12, with the Staff Ice Cream Social in the SAASB courtyard. Senior administrators, including Chancellor Henry T. Yang, will be serving up scoops to deserving staff from noon to 1 p.m.

The celebration continues with the Professional Women’s Association’s 18th annual conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, in the multipurpose room Corwin Pavilion. The topic is “Empowered Women Inspire Change.”

The Staff Cookie Taste-Off will take place Thursday, May 15, at noon in the multipurpose room of the Student Resources Building. Bakers extraordinaire who would like to put their favorite cookie recipes to the test should contact Dana Huffman at no later than Friday, May 9.

The week will conclude on Friday, May 16, with the 8th Annual Staff Social from 2:30 to 4:30 on the RecCen pavilion lawn. Refreshments, live music, prize drawings and the Spring Arts & Crafts Bazaar will highlight the afternoon.

Staff Celebration Week is sponsored by the Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council. More information about the week’s events can be found at

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