The 2021 Faculty/Staff Appreciation will take place on March 25 with boxed lunches and a virtual awards program.

The Appreciation program can be viewed here.

Boxed lunches will be available for pick up on March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Circle Drive in front of the Bone Student Center or the 2nd Floor entrance from the Quad at the Bone Student Center, for faculty and staff members who submitted their RSVP form. Pickup locations will adhere to physical distancing guidelines.

*Faculty/Staff I.D. must be provided when picking up your boxed lunch.

During the Appreciation program presentation on March 25, faculty and staff will be recognized for their work, including the honoring of the following: 
Distinguished Professor
University Professor
Outstanding University Service and Initiative Awards
Outstanding University Teacher and Teaching Initiative Awards
Outstanding University Researcher and Research Initiative Awards
David A. Strand Diversity Achievement Award
Stan and Sandy Rives Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award
Environmental Stewardship Award
Civil Service Awards
Administrative/Professional Awards
Team Excellence
Years of Service Recipients

Those with questions or who need special accommodation to take part can contact Presidential and Trustee Events at (309) 438-8790 or