July 14, 2024

SAC News and Larry Atkins Awards

Congratulations to our 2016 SAC Larry Atkins Award Winners!

Barbara Scott              Visitor Center Attendant, Belmont
Julia Coates                 Office Manager, Historic Preservation
John Wiltenmuth         Associate VP for Facilities Services


Congratulations to all of our Larry Atkins Award Nominees. Visit our website sac.umwblogs.org to read all of the nominations.

Cartland Berge             HCC Building Manager
Susie Kuliasha              Office Manager, English, Linguistics and Communication
Rose Maddox               Employer Relations and Operations Manager, Ctr for Prof Dev
Sharon Neville              Senior Supervisor, Housekeeping
Michelle Pickham        Buyer Specialist
Amanda Rutstein         ITCC Office Manager
Nicole St. John             Library Assistant, Stafford
Leah Tams                    Program Associate, Technology and Teaching Innovation

Thank you for your hard work, dedication and positive attitude. We couldn’t do it without you!


You should have received an email on Oct. 18 from Staff Advisory Council with Staff Advisory Council Nominations as the subject. Click on the Take the survey link in your email, and you will be able to nominate yourself or a colleague. Visit SAC’s website for more information about the council and for a list of current members. Voting will take place on election day, Nov. 8.

Please make sure your area is represented!


SAC is collecting non-perishable food items through Friday, Dec.16.   Donations will benefit the Fredericksburg Area Food Bank. If you’re interested in having a donation collection box in your area, please contact SAC Activities.

100% of SAC’s One Can Hope donations collected between Nov. 6-11 will benefit our Student Athletes’ STOP Hunger Now Food Drive.


To 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.


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?


Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Stafford campus at 1 p.m. Anand Rao will be our guest speaker. Dr Rao is Director of the Speaking Intensive Program and Chairman of the University Faculty Council.

Thursday, Nov. 17, in Lee Hall 412 at 1 p.m. Our speaker is Kevin Bartram, UMW Philharmonic Orchestra Director. Come find out about the exciting things going on in the Music Department this year.

Meetings are open to all UMW staff members.

Keep up to date with your Staff Advisory Council by visiting our website sac.umwblogs.org