College of the Liberal Arts Staff Newsletter – November

Nominate someone for a You Rock award

If you know someone who goes above and beyond, makes exceptional contributions towards the efficiency of operations, provides outstanding service to other employees or visitors and/or promotes diversity, fill out the short You Rock nomination form here.

Wreath Decorating Party

Join the Staff Advisory Committee and Woodrings Floral Gardens at noon on Dec. 19 in 406 Oswald Building to decorate a wreath for the holidays. A florist will be on hand to provide decorating tips and advice. The cost of the party is $25 (cash or check) and will be collected there. Each person will be provided a live wreath and all decorating materials. Snacks will be provided by the committee. Bring a food donation for the Lion Pantry and be entered for a chance to win your wreath for free. Click here to register by Dec. 8.

College Holiday Party

Reminder, the College of the Liberal Arts Annual Holiday Party will be Monday, Dec. 4, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. If you wish to participate in the United Way holiday raffle, please contact the United Way representative in your office. Winners will be drawn at the holiday party. You do not need to be present to win.

New Staff

We welcome all new staff members, including Mary Janzen and Amanda Quinton, and invite you to visit our website for resources that may help you navigate the College of the Liberal Arts and Penn State.

Submit your news

We are asking staff to submit their own content, such as information about upcoming college or department events, development opportunities for staff, and networking events. We’re also looking for information about each department, so feel free to submit interesting things about your department that makes it unique within the University. You can submit your information on the Staff Advisory Committee’s website:

The mission of the Staff Advisory Committee is to represent the interests of the staff to the dean of the college, in addition to fostering a sense of community among staff. If you’re interested in becoming a member, please email Aimée Grugan at

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Last Updated November 29, 2017