Content Tagged with: Staff Assembly

Staff fair kicks off new year

The Community Partner Fair returns to UC Riverside on Sept. 20, kicking off a new academic year in which UCR Staff Assembly hopes to build more campus involvement. The fair will feature about 40 vendors, a KUCR DJ playing music, prize drawings, and free ice cream and shaved ice. It will once again take place outdoors under the arches in front of...

By Imran Ghori |

Chancellor’s picnic kicks off fall quarter

UC Riverside employees marked the start of a new academic year with the Chancellor’s Faculty and Staff Picnic Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the HUB Plaza. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox welcomed the over 700 employees attending the event and thanked UCR Staff Assembly for its involvement. “It’s great to have everybody together and get a chance to see people I don...

By Imran Ghori |

Staff members honored at awards ceremony

Ten UC Riverside staff members were honored by UCR Staff Assembly as part of its annual Outstanding Staff Awards recognizing those who go above and beyond their duties. The awards were presented at a Monday, June 5 ceremony at the Barn Stable. The awards recognize staff members for excellence in their work, commitment to the university’s mission...

By UCR News |

Staff Assembly holds week of events celebrating employees

From free donuts and coffee to cuddles with furry friends, UCR Staff Assembly provided staff members a chance to take a break and enjoy some fun during “Thank Goodness for Staff Week.” A series of in-person and virtual free events were held from Monday, April 24 to Friday, April 27. They included games of Bingo and Pictionary, an opportunity to...

By UCR News |

Staff conference returns with professional development tips

The UC Riverside Staff Conference is returning for its third year, continuing its focus on professional development for staff employees. The free virtual conference, which will take place March 27 and 28, is sponsored by UCR Staff Assembly, Leaders of Excellence and Distinction, or LEAD, and Human Resources Employee and Organizational Development...

By Imran Ghori |

Picnic kicks off fall quarter

UC Riverside kicked off the upcoming fall quarter Thursday, Sept. 8, with the return of the Chancellor’s Staff and Faculty Picnic at Hinderaker Lawn. Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox welcomed staff and faculty members, noting that this was the first time the campus has been able to host the event, which had been held annually before the pandemic, in three...

By Imran Ghori |

Fun and prizes at the Community Partner Fair

The Community Partner Fair is returning to UC Riverside on Sept. 14 for its first in-person event since 2019. Hosted by UCR Staff Assembly, the event will feature around 50 vendors from on and off campus publicizing the services they offer to staff and faculty members. It is one of the year’s biggest fund raisers for Staff Assembly. This year’s...

By Imran Ghori |

Employees honored with Outstanding Staff Awards

Nine UC Riverside staff members were honored by UCR Staff Assembly as part of its annual Outstanding Staff Awards. The awards were presented at an afternoon ceremony Wednesday, June 29, at the Alumni and Visitors Center. It was the first in-person presentation of the awards since 2019. The awards recognize staff members for excellence in their work...

By Imran Ghori |

Campus celebrates staff appreciation with goat yoga

UC Riverside’s Wellness Program and Staff Assembly co-sponsored seven “Thank Goodness for Staff Week” events during April 25-29. Activities included Build-a-Scotty, virtual Pictionary and trivia, coffee & donuts outside Hinderaker Hall, bingo and a mixer at The Barn — and goat yoga! Directors, managers, communicators, administrative assistants, and...

By Malinn Loeung |

Food program for staff members sees demand

A new program providing UC Riverside staff members with free groceries has become a dependable source for employees looking for a little extra help. The Staff Pantry, a partnership between UCR Staff Assembly and UCR’s Basic Needs department, began with a fall launch and two pop-up events. Since January, they’ve been held every other week outside...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR Staff Assembly reimagines its role during the pandemic

Since the UCR Staff Assembly first formed over 35 years ago, it has brought together campus employees through its general meetings, fairs, and holiday events. The switch to remote work due to the pandemic has resulted in a reimagining of how the volunteer organization connects with the campus, said Dennis McIver, a University Honors counselor and...

By Imran Ghori |

Dining employee wins first place in area Toastmasters competition

Moses Preciado is the operations manager at Lothian Residential Restaurant

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UC Staff Engagement Survey Results to be Discussed at Forum

Employees are invited to attend a campuswide forum to learn about the third UC Staff Engagement Survey results. Staff are encouraged to attend the Friday, Jan. 12 event, scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at HUB 302. Seating is limited and RSVP is requested no later than Tuesday, Jan. 9. Light refreshments will be served. Meeting attendees will hear...

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |