June 4, 2023

SAC News

Chili Cook-Off (and Cornbread Bake-Off) Winners!  Congratulations to all the Chili Cook-Off and Cornbread Bake-Off winners!  For Chili, first place went to Arin Doerfler, second place went to James DeLoatch and third place went to Linda Falden. Linda Falden took first place in the Cornbread Bake-Off with Alicia Osborne coming in second and Jay Sullivan coming in third. Thank you to all our other chefs as well: Julie Smith, Angela Brau, Vickie Chapman, Jill Ellington, Rick Pearce, Paul Messplay, Linda Thornton, Amy O’Reilly, Angela Lilly, Jean Elliot, April Peterson and Charles Tate. We had a great turn out!  There’s a few pictures from the event on our Twitter page.  Be sure to check it out and tweet us your own if you have them. Finally, a big thank you to all the SAC members and all other UMW staff who assisted with the event – we couldn’t have done it without you!

March SAC Meeting:  Our March meeting will be March 16 in Lee Hall 412 at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Joni Wilson, Director of Landscaping & Grounds.  You do not have to be a member of the S.A.C. to attend – all are welcome!

Faculty/Staff Fitness Class Registration Open: Registration for private fitness classes is now open for UMW faculty, staff and their sponsored guests. Sessions run from March 20 – April 21.  More information on classes is available on the Campus Recreation websitePlease contact Brittanie Haas at bhaas@umw.edu with questions.

Multicultural Fair Volunteers Needed:  The James Farmer Multicultural Center is seeking volunteers for the 27th Annual Multicultural Fair taking place on April 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students, faculty and staff can contribute in a multitude of ways by helping with set-up/take-down, serving as an MC for stage performances, helping to hand out programs and helping to keep our campus clean during the Fair.  Visit their website http://students.umw.edu/multicultural/fair/volunteering/ to complete the form and let us know you are interested in volunteering. If you have any questions, please email Ms. JoAnna Raucci at jraucci@umw.edu or call the James Farmer Multicultural Center at 540/654-1044.

 #1 F.A.N. (Fantastic Action Noticed) In addition to the Excellent Eagle program, you can also recognize a colleague using HR’s #1 F.A.N. program. Did you experience exceptional customer service or awesome collaboration? If so, nominate the person or people involved in that experience. Complete the #1 F.A.N. form on the HR website, and your colleague will be able to choose a UMW spirit item as a token of appreciation.


Newsletter, Social Media and Other Information: You’ll find important information in SAC’s monthly newsletter. Check it out and all of the information on our website, including a list of our new members. If you’re on Twitter, be sure to follow us @UMW_S.A.C.!