Events

Winterfest Save the Date

Staff Council sponsors and cosponsors events throughout the year to promote staff appreciation, facilitate interdepartmental communication, and create social venues for staff to get to know each other. These events are coffee breaks, community breakfasts, town meetings, Luncheons, and Winterfest.

Fall 2017

December 13, 2017: Join your fellow staff and faculty colleagues at Winterfest! The event takes place from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the Chapin Auditorium (Mary Woolley).  Staff Council and the Winterfest Committee have organized a raffle with fabulous prizes, and an opportunity to give to two charities, Belchertown Animal Relief Committee (BARC), and Enlace de Familias (charities wish lists).  Raffle tickets and donation bins will be available at the event. 

November 16, 2017: Join us for a coffee break at 8:30AM and 2:30PM in the Blanchard Great Room.  Presentations from: Alicia Erwin and Richard Perna with updates on the Community Center; Heidi Friedman with news about the new Staff Recognition Program;  Jonencia Wood with updates from the Alumnae Association; and updates from Staff Council on Winterfest and the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion survey.

September 20, 2017Join us for a coffee break at 8:30AM and 2:30PM in the Blanchard Great Room. Presentations from Heather Tetrault on the EMS Event Management System and representatives from VOYA will be available to answer questions. 

 

 

Past Events 

Spring 2017

April 28, 2017: Pangy Day: Shredding and E-cycling

April 19, 2017: Annual Spring Luncheon with acting president Sonya Stephens

April 5, 2017: Join us for a coffee break at 8:30AM and 2:30PM in the Blanchard Great Room. Presentations from some of our Student Organizations: Climate Justice Coalition, Students for Zero Waste and Think Outside the Bottle. We will also recognize our Peer Recognition Award winners

February 2, 2017: Join us for our first coffee break of the semester at 8:30AM and 2:30PM in the Blanchard Great Room. Presentations by Danielle van Over and Jenny Watermill, from the CDC, on the Lynk UAF internship program.

Fall 2016

December 15, 2016: Join your fellow staff and faculty colleagues at Winterfest! The event takes place from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the Chapin Auditorium (Mary Wooley).  Staff Council and the Winterfest Committee have organized a raffle with fabulous prizes, and an opportunity to give to two charities, Womanshelter/Compañeras in Holyoke and Dakin Humane Society (chartities wish lists).  Raffle tickets and donation bins will be available at the event. 

November 16, 2016: Join us for our second coffee break of the semester at 8:30AM and 2:30PM in the Blanchard Great Room. Presentations by Heather Tetrault on the new college calendar, and Cindy Legare on the HR Info Site in "MyMtHolyoke."

September 28, 2016: Mountain Day! Join us for pie on the Blanchard steps between 11:30AM and 1:30PM.

September 22, 2016: Come join us in the Blanchard Great Room at 8:30AM and again at 2:30 PM for a talk with Acting President Sonya Stephens and a presentation by E4 Health, Mount Holyoke's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider.

September 6, 2016: Convocation, including remarks from Staff Council member Brent Ciszek.