Blood drive planned next week

Staff Council will sponsor a “Hometown Heroes Save Lives” blood drive 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, in St. Pat’s A and B of the Havener Center. Free t-shirts and snacks will be given to all participants.

Volunteers, gift baskets sought for Staff Day

Staff Council seeks volunteers to help work booths and other areas during Staff Day Wednesday, May 17. The council also seeks basket donations from departments for a silent auction. To volunteer or donate a basket, please contact Kathy Inman, administrative assistant, at 341-7677. If you would like to donate a basket, please list the items included and how much each item costs.

Traveling trophy goes to Butler-Carlton Hall

Employees at Butler-Carlton Hall donated 271 items for food and toy drives in November, giving the highest number at an S&T building and garnering a traveling trophy. Staff Council members collected the donations throughout campus and delivered them to Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise (GRACE) for those in need. Beth Abner, human resources representative and chair of Staff Council, presented Darlene Turner, administrative associate, with the traveling trophy for Butler-Carlton Hall.

Employee event on Halloween promises s’more fun

Employees work hard and the Staff Council wants to say “thanks” at an appreciation event 9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at the Puck. Bring your staff ID and stop by for free hot chocolate, hot apple cider, s’mores and candy. Enter to win door prizes. Participate in the pumpkin decorating and costume contests. For questions, contact the Staff Council. The event is sponsored by the council, S&T Dining Services, Healthy for Life and human resources.

Give feedback to Staff Council

Let Staff Council know if you have any concerns to share. Help staff have a collective voice by sending your questions or comments to Staff Council will try to ensure that all voices are heard.

New Staff Council members

Staff Council is excited to announce new members for the 2015-16 term:

Staff Council’s pumpkin carving winners

The winner of Staff Council’s pumpkin carving contest was Ben Yates. Here are the winners of the event’s raffle:

Staff Council meeting clarification

Staff Council will meet at 9 a.m. today (Thursday, Sept. 11) in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. However, contrary to previous messages, the meeting will not be an open forum about benefits enrollment. More information about benefits enrollment can be found here.

Staff Council elections

Online voting is under way for the 2015-17 Staff Council term. Click the appropriate link below to cast your vote for nominated staff members. There were no nominees in the Crafts/Services category. To access the Google form and vote, sign in using your Missouri S&T email address and password. The deadline to vote is Friday, Aug. 22.

Staff Council nominations

Staff members will receive a Staff Council nomination form in their campus mailbox. Nominate a staff member to serve on Staff Council and return the form by Friday, July 11. Any benefit-eligible staff member with at least one year of service can be nominated. For more information, visit the Staff Council website.