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May 28-30, 2024 Staff Appreciation

Time to celebrate AU staff and their contributions to the university

Staff Appreciation 2024 Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources

Staff Appreciation returns May 28-30 to recognize our amazing staff and celebrate their accomplishments! 

We look forward to seeing you!

Selected
Tuesday, May 28
Wednesday, May 29
Thursday, May 30

Spring Valley Building

Breakfast

SVB Main Lobby
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Compliments of the Office of Human Resources

Massages

SVB Room 166
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Compliments of AhealthyU

Washington College of Law

Breakfast

Yuma Y100 (Staff Lounge)
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Compliments of the Office of Human Resources

Massages

Yuma Y100 (Staff Lounge)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Compliments of AhealthyU
*Massages at capacity

Connecticut Avenue

Breakfast

Lower Level Community Room
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Compliments of the Office of Human Resources

Massages

Black Box Performance Studio
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Compliments of AhealthyU
*Massages at capacity

Main Campus

Massages

MGC 200
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Compliments of AhealthyU
*Massages at capacity

President’s Open House & Cupcake Challenge

Hosted by President Sylvia Burwell
President’s Office Building
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

President Burwell hosts an open house and cupcake competition to celebrate our incredible community and thank the AU staff. The President’s Office will send out a separate call for Cupcake bakers.

Register to be a baker in the President's Cupcake Challenge

Staff Picnic & AthankU for Your Thyme

Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Friedheim Quad (Rain locations on main campus)

Join us at the picnic to meet colleagues, enjoy lunch from one of six food trucks, and get an herb plant.

Based on your feedback, we made it easier to get your food truck meal:

  • All six food trucks will be positioned around the Quad.
  • Select your food truck of choice and stand in line. No check-in or ticket is required.
  • Show your AU ID to the staff volunteer. They can also answer your picnic questions.

At all food trucks, it's first come, first served. Please limit yourself to one meal and one herb per person.

View the foodtruck menu (subject to change).

Coffee Social

Hosted by Mentoring Matters and the AU Faculty & Staff Affinity Groups
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Bridge
*Event at capacity

Enjoy coffee at The Bridge, meet the Mentoring Matters cohort, learn about AU’s Faculty & Staff Affinity Groups, and make new friends.

Main Campus

Staff Recognition Reception

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

By invitation only, honoring Staff Award winners, Years of Service celebrants, 20-Year Club inductees, and members.

Volleyball Tournament

Hosted by Athletics and Recreation
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sand Volleyball Courts (Rain Location: Bender Arena)

The staff volleyball tournament is back! Form a team to play or cheer on your colleagues as they compete for bragging rights.

Register your volleyball team

 

May 28 – June 3

Free Gym Memberships

Sponsored by RecFit

A week of free access to Jacob’s Fitness Center, the pool, and the basketball courts.

Register for your free gym membership

Check your email May 9

RSVP for Staff Appreciation events by May 20

 

 

Notices

Accessibility & Accommodations

If you have questions concerning accessibility or need to request disability-related accommodations, please contact Employee Relations in the Office of Human Resources at x2607 or employeerelations@american.edu.

Events Photography Consent

Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the events for use on the AU website and in the press, AU marketing materials, and all other university publications. By entering an event, you consent to the University photographing and using your image and likeness.