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Friday - 2016 Staff Appreciation Week

Annual Staff Volleyball Tournament

staff playing volleyball Registration is closed
Location: Quad
Time: First game begins at 8:30 a.m
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2016

Enter your department’s team to compete in the annual staff volleyball tournament for a chance to win the volleyball trophy and bragging rights for the whole year! The winner will be announced on the steps of the Mary Graydon Center at 11:30 a.m. or upon the tournament's completion. Teams must register by May 31, 2016.

Rules of the Volleyball Tournament

Congratulations to the 2016 Staff Volleyball Tournament Champions: ATHLETICS

Athletics Team:
Greg Savage
Chris Ray
Greg Smith
Kirsten Gebhart
Colleen McCaffrey
Erin Schneidtmiller
Chris Nasti
Dwayne Wilkerson
Nick Lamarca
Jackie Murray


Live Volleyball Updates via Twitter!

Follow @AUAppreciates and get

  • Live updates on bracket progress with pictures of updated bracket
  • Live updates for championship game
  • Search #AUStaffVolleyball for the latest updates.

2016 Annual Staff Volleyball Tournament

Game Day Schedule | Friday, June 10, 2016

8:30 a.m.
Court 1 - Serves You Right vs. Moneyballer$ (Game 1)
Court 2 - Denied! vs. Spike It Like It's Hot (Game 2)
Court 3 - Facilities Spikers vs. School of International Spikers (Game 3)
Court 4 - Admissions All Stars vs. CC United (Game 4)

9:15 a.m.
Court 1: AU Central vs. Winner of Game 1
Court 2: ATHLETICS vs. Winner of Game 2
Court 3: Set for Life vs. Winner of Game 3
Court 4: OMGKSB! vs. Winner of Game 4

Annual Eagle's Nest Alumni Photo

AU staff alumni photo with President KerwinLocation: SIS Staircase by Abramson Family Founders Room
Time: 11:30 a.m. 

Celebrate your accomplishments and contributions to AU as an alumni and staff member by joining President Neil Kerwin, SPA/BA '71, and fellow staff alumni in the annual Eagle’s Nest photo. Wear your favorite AU gear or colors and bring your smile. Staff alumni who took the alumni photo last year and did not get a copy can pick up their 2015 photo at the photo shoot. For more information, contact Isaac W. K. Thweatt, Director of Alumni Outreach, at (202) 885-5930. 

Annual Staff Picnic

AU staff at a barbequeLocation: Quad
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Come out to the Quad at lunch and enjoy BBQ catered by Red Hot & Blue at the Annual Staff Picnic. 

Menu | Ingredients and Allergens

Help the staff picnic be a zero waste event and use the orange bins across campus for organic waste collection. Zero waste means no waste will be sent to a landfill. Everything will be recycled or composted off-site, helping AU achieve our zero waste goal.

AthankU for your Thyme

AU Staff picking herbsLocation: Quad
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Be sure to pick up a complimentary potted herb while you’re at the staff picnic. It’s a “thank you” for your time and service to AU. Choose from basil, thyme, rosemary, cilantro, and more. (Limit 1 plant per staff member).


AHealthyU Health & Wellness Fair

AU Staff getting blood pressure checked by health professionalLocation: MGC 2-5
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn about the many health and wellness benefits and programs that are available to you at AU. Health and wellness vendors will be onsite to provide information about products and services that promote healthy lifestyles. Enjoy complimentary five-minute seated massages, blood pressure and body fat screenings, and more.


AHealthyU Fruit Walk

AhealthyU AppleLocation: Quad near East Quad Building
Rounds are scheduled for: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Walk it out during AhealthyU’s fun take on the typical “cake walk.” This aptly named “Fruit Walk” will have four scheduled rounds. An Edible Arrangement prize will be awarded to the winner each hour.



Membership & Personal Training Discounts and Guest Pass Day

recreational sports and fitness. eagle headLocation: Cassell & Jacobs Fitness Centers
Time: All Day Event

Try the Recreational Sports and Fitness facilities with a complimentary guest pass. Guest passes permit access to the Jacobs Fitness Center, Cassell Fitness Center, recreational swim in the Reeves Aquatic Center, and the open court in Bender Arena. Purchase an annual staff membership and receive 10% off or sign up for a payroll deduction membership and receive a RecFit T-shirt.