Staff Appreciation Day

Thursday, May 26, 2016


STAD 2016


Buffet Breakfast @ The Kitchens
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Excellence Award Presentation @ The Kitchens
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Buffet Lunch @ The Kitchens
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.




Appearance by Lobo the Seawolf
Don't miss this opportunity to have your picture taken with Sonoma State University’s mascot!
Professional Development and Well-Being Sessions
Sessions will be offered at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., with sign-ups starting at 8:00 a.m. inside The Kitchens.
The Staff Appreciation Day Committee has already lined up new breakout sessions and plans to bring back some popular ones from previous years, however would like YOUR help in providing fresh ideas and/or getting new volunteers to host events for this fun filled day. Please contact Erin Rock at by April 22nd with your ideas or suggestions.
Photo Contest
This year’s photo contest theme is “Sonoma Surroundings”! There is beauty all around us here on campus and in Sonoma County! Look through your photos and find a few of your favorites that you would love to share. For additional entry details please view the 2016 Photo Contest Flyer (pdf). The deadline to submit photos to is Friday, May 20, 2016.
Books, Movies, and Music Swap
Stop by the table outside The Kitchens in the morning to drop off your books, CD’s, and DVD’s and swap them for something that interests you. All items remaining at the end of the day will be donated to a local community organization!
THE Appreciation Station
Is there someone on campus you are dying to show your appreciation to? Stop by the Appreciation Station to create a special Appreciation-Gram for anyone on campus, HR will deliver the Appreciation-Gram(s) on your behalf on Friday, May 27, 2016. Supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity!
Entry for Door Prize Drawing
All non-MPP staff will receive a ticket for the door prize drawing when picking up name tag at the check-in table!
Please RSVP by May 20, 2016 to to confirm your attendance at the buffet breakfast and lunch. Be sure to include which meals you will be attending, your preferred name (if applicable), and your department for your name tag.
Fun photos with Lobo the Seawolf from last year's event can be found on WorkPlace!