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Staff Appreciation Day set for Dec. 11

The continuing contributions of Queen’s staff will be celebrated during Staff Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Dec, 11.

The day is highlighted by the Principal’s Holiday Reception with a wide array of food and drinks on offer from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the main gym of the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC).

Donations of non-perishable food items are being accepted in support of the AMS Food Bank. Donors will be entered into a draw to win a handcrafted gingerbread house courtesy of Queen’s Hospitality Services Sodexo.

Getting the day off to a good start, Queen’s staff can pick up a free medium coffee, tea, or hot chocolate at any Sodexo retail outlet on campus (excluding Starbucks) until 10:30 am. Please bring your Queen’s employee card.

Also marking the day, is a series of tours, workshops, and wellness activities organized by Human Resources in the morning and afternoon.

  • 9:30-10:15 am: Miller Museum of Geology Tour - Miller Museum of Geology
  • 10-10:30 am: Tour the Agnes - Agnes Etherington Art Centre
  • 10:30-11:20 am: Yoga for Managing Stress - Athletics & Recreation, Studio 1
  • 10:30-11 am: Clinical Simulation Centre Tour - Clinical Simulation Centre
  • 1:30-2:15 pm: Queen's Observatory Tour - Queen's Observatory
  • 2-2:50 pm: Indoor Cycle - Athletics & Recreation, Studio 2
  • 2:30-3:30 pm: Emotional Intelligence Workshop - Indigenous Classroom, Mackintosh-Corry E202

Visit the Human Resources Learning Catalogue to sign up for one or more of these events (pre-registration is required).