October 26, 2020

Staff Advisory Council News

FOOD DRIVE

SAC’s annual One Can Hope food drive begins Friday, Sept. 30. SAC will collect non-perishable food through Friday, Dec. 16.  Donations will benefit the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. Donation collection boxes will be arriving in your office areas soon. If you’re interested in having a box in your area, please contact SAC Activities.

 

UMW’s 2nd ANNUAL ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION
Join the Office of Sustainability and President Paino in recognizing UMW as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA® campus. The celebration takes place Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. in Ball Circle and includes a waste-reduced cookout. Plates and cups will not be provided. Remember to bring your own reusable water bottle.

 

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND BE A UMW FLU FIGHTER
It’s that time of year again, and the University Health Center is hosting a free flu shot clinic Friday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. While there isn’t a nationwide shortage of vaccine this year, UMW has a limited number of vaccinations available. Flu shots will be available for students, faculty and staff free of charge on a first come first served basis. If you have questions about the flu shot clinic, please contact the University Health Center at extension 1040.

 

FALL EMPLOYEE LUNCHEON AND AWARDS

Our annual Fall employee luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 11:30 in the University Center’s Chandler Ballroom. Join your co-workers and friends for lunch, fun and fellowship. Charles Coleman and Larry Atkins award winners will be announced. Everyone will have a chance to win prizes. Bring your EagleOne ID card to enter the luncheon and be entered to win a gift card.

 

EXCELLENT EAGLE EMPLOYEE
Please nominate your co-workers, supervisor or employees for the Excellent Eagle Employee award, simply send an email to eenominations@umw.edu with Excellent Eagle Employee in the subject line. Be sure to provide the person’s name, department and work location with the most convenient parking lot, and the reason they should be recognized.

 

THOUGHTS, IDEAS, SUGGESTIONS, & FEEDBACK
Your input and suggestions are important to us! Share your thoughts and ideas with S.A.C. by completing the suggestions form on our website. Let us know what’s on your mind. What can we do to help make UMW a great place to work?

 

UPCOMING MEETING S.A.C.’s next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Stafford campus at 1 p.m. Meetings are open to any member of the UMW community who’d like to attend.  Dr. Anand Rao will be our guest speaker.  Dr Rao is Director of the Speaking Intensive Program and chairman of the University Faculty Council.