June 1, 2023

Employee Appreciation Day, 5/14

Monday, May 14 is Employee Appreciation Day. The University Awards Ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Dodd Auditorium and will include the announcement of the following award winners:

  • Charles Coleman Memorial Service Award
  • Richard V. and Rosemary A. Hurley Presidential Commendation
  • Staff Advisory Council’s Larry Atkins Awards
  • Assessment Forum Recognition

During the ceremony, Michael Spencer, assistant professor of historic preservation, will present a unique perspective of the UMW campus.

Outdoor festivities will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Ball Circle and will include:

  • Karaoke and Music by Starlight Entertainment
  • UMW emcees, Rick Pearce and John Morello
  • Volleyball, Cornhole, and Board Games
  • Prizes (gift cards)—winners must be present to win
  • Lunch Buffet: pulled chicken bbq, hamburgers, hotdogs, and tons of delicious sides.  Don’t forget to save room for ice cream bars!

Casual Friday Dress Code is welcomed for this event.

The University will close at 3 p.m.  Everyone’s help with clean-up is greatly appreciated. 

Picnic rain location – Seacobeck Hall

To let us know of any dietary concerns for the lunch buffet or for any other questions, please call Human Resources at x1215.

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day, the University Bookstore will offer 20% off one regularly priced clothing or insignia item for UMW faculty and staff Monday, 5/14, and Tuesday, 5/15, only.

Special store hours:  Monday:  9:00 a.m.—10:15 a.m. & 1:45 p.m.—3:00 p.m.   Tuesday:  9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

About Brynn Boyer

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