May 26, 2024

Virginia Public Service Week

Next week is Virginia Public Service Week (VPSW), and the University will celebrate our dedicated and hardworking employees in a variety of special ways!  Please get involved in the following activities sponsored by the Staff Advisory Council (S.A.C), the Diversity Transition Team, and the Office of Human Resources.

MONDAY, MAY 2

S.A.C. FAVORITE GAME LUNCH: Bring your favorite game and challenge your co-workers to an hour of fun from 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in:

  • Meeting Room 2 in the Campus Center (Fredericksburg Campus)
  • South Building Conference Room (Stafford Campus)
TUESDAY, MAY 3

 S.A.C. CAMPUS WALK (Stafford Campus): Put on your walking shoes and meet at the South Building Flag Poles at 11:30 a.m. for some fun and fitness!

DIVERSITY TRANSITION TEAM ICE CREAM SOCIAL (Fredericksburg Campus): Take a break for a mid-day treat and enjoy ice cream in front of Lee Hall between 11:30 a.m. and 1 pm. 

WED., MAY 4

 S.A.C. CAMPUS WALK (Fredericksburg Campus): Meet your colleagues at the Bell Tower at 11:45 a.m. for a healthy excursion on some gravel paths around campus.

 DIVERSITY TRANSITION TEAM ICE CREAM SOCIAL (Stafford Campus): Take a break for a mid-day treat and enjoy ice cream at the Stafford Campus South Building “Pit” between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 6

S.A.C.BOOK SWAP: Share your favorite book with a colleague and get a book to enjoy in return.  Sessions will take place from 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. at:

  • Red Room on the Fredericksburg Campus
  • South Building “Pit” on the Stafford Campus  

THROUGHOUT THE WEEK

ONLINE APPRECIATION BLOG         

Back by popular demand…take advantage of the appreciation blog to let your fellow co-workers know how much you appreciate them during VPSW:  May 2-6.  The blog will go live on the 2nd and can be accessed at the following address:  http://vpsw.umwblogs.org.  You can also drop off your “thank yous” at the Fairfax House, and a Human Resources staff member will post them.

DAILY PRIZE DRAWINGS

Two lucky employees will be the daily winners of $25 prizes during VPSW.  A random drawing will take place and then the two winners will be notified by email.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.