Employee Appreciation Day 2019

Employee Appreciation Day 2019

Employee Appreciation Day is Friday, March 1, 2019. On behalf of the Staff Senate, thank you for all that you do to make our university a great institution that impacts the lives of thousands of students, families and our local communities.

As a sign of appreciation, the following opportunities are available to UTRGV employees on March 1, 2019 (note: some are available year-round):

  1. University Marketing & Communication will distribute UTRGV swag and take photos of employees to upload to UTRGV Social Media throughout various campus locations. Remember to use the hashtag #employeeappreciationday when posting about Employee Appreciation Day!

  2. The UTRGV Campus Stores will offer a 20% discount off one apparel or gift item on March 1, 2019 to all UTRGV employees (applies only to in-store purchases). This promotion is not valid on textbook purchases. The UTRGV Campus Stores offer a 10% discount on staff purchases year-round.

  3. UREC will offer a 10% discount on Annual Faculty/Staff Membership to our UREC facility (until March 8, 2019). In addition, each semester, employees are allowed free entry into both Edinburg/Brownsville facilities for the first week of each semester. Dates/times are advertised during the Welcome Week messages.

  4. Sodexo will offer a 20% discount at all Sodexo Edinburg locations (Campus Dining Hall, The Grill, Chick-Fil-A, El Pato) and Brownsville locations (The Grill and The Grid) on March 1, 2019. The Campus Dining Hall in Edinburg and The Grill in Brownsville will have a special meal, plus faculty and staff will receive a token of appreciation when they dine-in.

  5. Furthermore, Sodexo offers the following programs for staff year-round:
    1. Staff will receive the 4th meal free, after 3 meals at the campus Dining Hall purchased at full price, as part of the CINCH program. (Contact Sodexo Services for more information).

    2. Once the loyalty card is completed, staff are able to redeem up to 5 meals with a 15% discount.

    3. Visit the Edinburg Campus Dining Hall for the Loyalty Cards.

  6. A UTRGV Baseball game is scheduled for March 1, 2019 which is a Family Four Pack Night where fans can receive four tickets, four hot dogs, and four drinks for $25.UTRGV Athletics will be hosting Community Yoga for Staff prior to the start of the Baseball game, included within the ticket price.
    1. Guests are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats;a limited supply of mats will be provided on a first come basis.

  7. Professional development sessions offered by the Office of Human Resources and E-Learn Employee Enrichment. Please visit Human Resources for additional information or call 956-665-2451.

Individuals like you help make UTRGV a comfortable environment where others look forward to coming to work, an institution known for its staff members’ kind spirit , and their desire to make a difference.Together, we transform our communities and advance the lives of the students we serve.

Thank you again for your dedication to UTRGV. We are grateful to have you as part of our institutional family, and are proud to serve you in the Senate.

UTRGV Staff Senate

Thank You!