News and events


  • Summer playlist by SPU staff

    Jun 14, 2019

    Thank you to SPU staff members who contributed summertime-favorite music for the Spring Social in June! To keep the celebration going, follow the playlist on Spotify. Listen to tunes from Mumform & Sons, Cyndi Lauper, Kool & the Gang, and many more.

  • Friday Faculty and Staff Dining Deals

    Jun 5, 2019

    With the 2019 graduation events taking place on the first Friday in June, lunch deals will happen Friday, June 14. See what Cocina del Sol, Common Grounds, and the C-Store will have to offer.

  • It's time for a Spring Social!

    Jun 5, 2019

    Staff Council invites you to the Spring Social! Enjoy outdoor games, summer tunes, PinkaBella cupcakes, and more! Thursday, June 13, 12:30–2 p.m., SUB Gazebo Room.

  • 2019 Staff Members of the Year

    May 9, 2019

    Staff Council Congratulates the 2019 Staff Members of the Year Katie Bennett and Donna McLynne!

  • Staff Council partners with the Bike to Work Luncheon

    May 9, 2019

    Staff Council is partnering with the luncheon organizers to celebrate SPU community participants in Bike Everywhere Month during May 2019. If you ride your bike to work on Thursday, May 16, pop-in for a light luncheon on the third floor in Weter Lounge. Find out more.

  • A "Good Idea" leads to First Friday lunch deals

    May 2, 2019

    Enjoy First Friday dining deals on the first Friday of each month! SPU Dining Services and Staff Council teamed up to thank you for all that you do, with a promotion connected to an SPU staff member’s Good Idea submitted to Staff Council. Check out the deals!

  • Facilities and Project Management thanked for their hard work during Snowpocalypse 2019

    Feb 27, 2019

    Staff Council delivered donuts and a card as a thank you on behalf of the SPU community to thank Facilities and Project Management for their hard work during SPU’s February snow closure.


  • A "Good Idea" leads to lunch deals on March 1

    Feb 26, 2019

    Friday, March 1, is National Employee Appreciation Day, and SPU Dining Services and Staff Council want to thank you for all that you do. This promotion is connected to a staff member’s Good Idea submitted to Staff Council. Check out the deals!

  • Nominations open for 2019 Staff of the Year awards!

    Feb 6, 2019

    Nominate a colleague to be recognized for his or her outstanding contribution to the SPU community for one of two 2019 Staff of the Year awards. Find out more and nominate someone today. Nominations are open until Tuesday, April 9!

  • September Session: An Autumn Quarter Extension

    Feb 6, 2019

    Staff Council invites you to attend the February Professional Development Series workshop, “September Session: An Autumn Quarter Extension” on February 15, 12–1 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room. Wondering about September Session? Come to this brown bag to learn about why we are adding this new option for Autumn Quarter, how students can benefit, and how it might impact you and your unit. Sign up on Skillsoft.