Staff Appreciation Week - Wednesday

Wednesday's Events

June 5, 2019


Financial Wellness Seminars

Get fiscally fit with representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Financial wellness seminars will discuss investing, as well as cash and debt management topics.

All sessions held in MGC 200 and are available online as a webinar.
Registration required through AsuccessfulU for onsite sessions.

Take Control of Your Money
9:00am - 10:00am
Onsite Session | Webinar

Trying to save, but just can't save enough? Too much debt got you down? Do you have good credit history? This workshop addresses how to manage your money, maintain good credit and take control of your debt. We'll also cover protecting yourself from identity theft.

Money at Work: Foundations of Investing
Session: 10:30am - 11:30am
Onsite Session | Webinar

Regardless of your age or your income, reaching retirement goals requires the same things: spend less, save more. It's really that simple. Learn the definitions and the differences in investment vehicles, and how to help choose the right ones for your financial goals and risk tolerance.

Let’s Talk About Money
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Onsite Session | Webinar

Get answers to the most frequently asked financial questions. A PwC financial counselor will address the most common questions they receive about savings and debt, renting or buying a house, investment goals, and credit scores. Be sure to come with your questions, too!

PwC Keeping Your Financial Balance
Session: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Onsite Session | Webinar

Balancing all your competing financial goals can be tough. In this one-hour session you’ll learn how to make smart financial decisions related to some of your most pressing financial priorities -- building an emergency fund, saving for retirement, managing your investments, paying for college, and protecting your family from the financial consequences of unexpected life events.

LawFit Obstacle Course

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Quad

Add some excitement to your day and put your skills to the test as University Police administers the LawFit obstacle course. Run the police obstacle course, which includes a wall climb, low crawl, window breach, and dummy drag. Individual and team participation. Prizes awarded to top individuals and teams and for most spirited outfits. Comfortable athletic attire is recommended.

Plant Market

Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Quad Roadway in front of MGC/Library

Visit the Plant Market and choose from a selection of indoor and outdoor plants. Perfect for your home, office, or gift to thank a colleague!

2017 Trivia Winners

Trivia in the Bridge

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: Bridge Café in MGC (Next to the University Club)

Put your AU knowledge to the test! Questions range from AU’s history to pop culture and beyond. Teams will be capped at five full-time staff members. Prizes will be awarded to the highest scoring teams at the end of each round. No pre-registration required, just show up to play! For more information, contact Nicole Schoeb at

black green and red flag that says black faculty and staff affinity group

Black Faculty and Staff Affinity Group General Body Meeting

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Butler Boardroom

Join us for a special BFSAG meeting as we elect new leaders, set our agenda for the upcoming school year and fellowship during Staff Appreciation Week!

Twenty-Year club celebration

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Katzen Rotunda
Invitation Only

Each year the university honors staff and retirees with twenty or more years of service at a special dinner and presentation ceremony held at the Katzen Arts Center. In appreciation of their longstanding commitment to AU, this year we will honor staff who have reached 20-, 25-, 30-, 35-, 40-, and 45-year milestones between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.