12 Days of Employee Appreciation!

Join us in some fun events and activities as we celebrate you and your colleagues.  Win gift cards and UMW swag for participation. 

Month of Thankfulness Nov. 18 – Dec. 18 Tell the UMW community about how thankful you are for your colleaguesYou may review what’s being said about others.   Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.
Virtual Lunch with the President December 1
Noon – 1:30pm

Grab your lunch and join your colleagues in a Zoom session.  We’ll hear from – and be able to ask questions of – Dr. Paino.  The winners of the Hurley, Coleman and Atkins winners will be announced.  We’ll join others for more fun.

Supervisors are asked to give their staff flexibility to attend this event.   Employees are not required to clock out.

Guided Meditation December 2
12:15pm – 12:45pm
Join Campus Recreation staff for a Guided Meditation session (via a conference call).

Dial:   425-436-6352
Access Code:  155679

Lunchtime BINGO December 4
Noon – 1:00pm

Go to www.bingobaker.com to make your bingo cards, then join Crystal Rawls and your colleagues to play Virtual Bingo; use Passcode:  313009.

Each winner will receive a prize; participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.

Beginning Yoga December 8
Noon

Campus Recreation staff will lead us through a Beginning Yoga session; use Passcode:  667974.

Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.

Impatience Can Shorten Your Life December 15
10:00am
Note the date change
UMW Physician, Dr. Nancy Wang, will chat with participants: Impatience Can Shorten Your Life.  She will take questions from participants.  Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.  The link is coming soon.
Guided Meditation December 9
12:15pm – 12:45pm
Join Campus Recreation staff for a Guided Meditation session (via a conference call).

Dial:   425-436-6352
Access Code:  155679

Stress & Mindful Eating December 10
Noon – 1:00pm
Giant’s nutritionist will talk with us about stress and mindful eating.  Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.
Mask Decorating Contest December 11
Noon
Come join the fun and enter the UMW mask contest. Show your creativity and great ideas.  We will share our creations and vote on prize winners on December 11, 2020 at Noon.
UMW Trivia See how much you know about UMW.  Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.
Financial Wellness Resources

Financial Wellness

What Financial Wellness

Why You Need Financial Wellness

Recipe Sharing

Campus Dining shared some yummy recipes with us (Campus Dining Holiday Dessert Recipes Gifts).  Check them out, then share one of your favorite recipes with your colleagues.

Participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize.

Bookstore Promotion November 30 – December 4 Take advantage of the Bookstore’s faculty/staff appreciation week with a 20% off discount.
Mary Talks Missed a Mary Talks session?  Here is your chance to catch up!

Positive Psychology
Special Collections

ASPIRE at Work from the Office of Equity and Access Understanding and addressing our biases work will make us a more inclusive workplace.

What is Unconscious BiasWhat is a micro-aggression?

Unconscious Bias in the Virtual Setting

Learn about other holidays and the different ways people celebrate them.  Respect the fact that some do not celebrate any holidays. Everyone makes a choice.  Include them by saying Thank YOU!

Cultural Holidays November 2020

Cultural Holidays December 2020

Pronouns matter.  Respect everyone’s gender identity and the pronoun they prefer.  Share yours and ask theirs.

Let’s remember Accessibility Etiquette

Appropriate etiquette when interacting with anyone is based on respect and courtesy.  Remember, you are interacting with PERSONS with disabilities.

Mental Health Wellness Resources

Positive Thinking for a Healthier Heart

Mental Health – Asking-for-Help/

Looking After Your Emotional Health While Living Alone

COVID-19 Anxiety

Mental Health Stigma:  Answers to Common Questions

3 Ways to Fit In Exercise When Working from Home