Completed Tasks

All members of Employee Advisory Committee are actively engaged in many projects, committees, and events across campus throughout the year.  This page lists a chronological timeline of EAC work that has been completed or has become an ongoing process for employees at Simpson.

(**NOTE** This list was officially started on 5/16/16.  Although we tried our best to accumulate past tasks prior to then,  some activities may be missing, lacking details, or listed under a general date.)

  • 12/9/16
    • (Social) Hosted the annual employee holiday party, Jingle Mingle
  •  11/21/16
    • (Social) Campus Perk – Coffee break
  • 10/30/16
    • (Recognition) Initiated Person of Pride Q&A along with Simpson Spirit Day on pay days
  •  10/27/16
    • (Social) Halloween themed potluck
  • 10/14/16
    • (Staff Representation) Served as staff representatives at the Board of Trustees Meeting
  • 9/28/16
    • (Wellness) Hosted free on-campus flu shots
  •  9/15/16
    • (Wellness) Hosted the second session of Blood Profiles in the black box for all employees
  •  9/13/16
    • (Wellness) Hosted the first session of Blood Profiles in the black box for all employees
    • (Bucket Brigade) Delivered fall treat mix to staff members across campus
  •  9/8/16
    • (Staff Representation) Voted on the newest non-exempt staff member to be a representative on the All Campus Budget Committee
  •  8/25/16
    • (Recognition) Presented the Annual Staff Award at the Kick off Breakfast
    • (Employment Improvement) Hosted the all campus Inclusion Workshop
  •  8/10/16
    • (Social) Hump Day Potluck in the Kent Atrium
  • 7/28/16
    • (Campus Involvement) Hosted Mini Campus Day to spruce up campus for IPCW
  •  7/14/16
    • (Social) Simpson employee night at the I-Cubs
  •  7/13/16
    • (Social) Hump Day Potluck in the Black Box
  •  6/8/16
    • (Social) Hump Day Potluck in the Black Box
  •  6/8/16
    • (Employment Improvement) Summer Training on justice & dignity with speaker Wanda Everage
  • 6/1/16
    • (Wellness) Implemented lunch flextime policy
  •  5/31/16
    • (Social) End-of-Year Coffee Perk on the Smith Chapel patio
  •  5/13/16
    • (Staff Representation) Served as staff representatives at the annual Board of Trustees Meeting
  • 5/12/16
    • (Wellness) Initiated the Wellness Flex Plan allowing staff to use part of their lunch time to exercise at another point in the day
  • 5/4/16
    • (RecognitionBucket Brigade delivered seeded terra-cotta pots to staff across campus
  • 4/30/16
    • (Recognition) Specific members served on the Staff awards committee, selected a winner, and presented the Staff Impact Award at commencement
  • 4/25/16
    • (Staff Representation) Interviewed the 3 interim Academic Dean candidates
  • 4/19/16
    • (SC Cares) Sold SC Cares stickers at Employee Council Meeting
  • 3/24/16 & 3/31/16
    • (Wellness) Provided blood profiling in the Black Box (2 sessions)
  • 3/18/16
    • (Recognition) Major Employment anniversary dates will now be recognized within the corresponding monthly Campus Pulse
  • 3/17/16
    • (Social) St. Paddy’s March Madness Social was hosted in the Black Box
      • Employees were able to socialize, eat EAC provided snacks, and drink from a cash bar while watching NCAA March Madness basketball games on the projector screen.
  • 12/17/15
    • (Social) Planned and hosted the annual Simpson employee holiday party, Jingle Mingle
      • A social hour full of drinks and food was followed by dueling pianos in the Black Box
  • 11/12/15
    • (Recognition) Recognized the Financial Department at Employee Council
  • 10/23/15
    • (Social) Hosted Fall Break Potluck in Great Hall
  • 9/29/15
    • (Wellness) Provided flu shots in Black Box
  • 9/23/15
    • (Recognition) Bucket Brigade members delivered a fresh apple to staff across campus
  • 9/15/15
    • (SC Cares) Sold SC Cares stickers in Kent
  • 9/9/15
    • (Recognition) Created the Staff Awards: Student Impact Award and Service to the College Award
      • Created to balance appreciation between faculty and staff.  Awards are tied to a $1,000 prize
    • (Staff Representation) Nominated Cathy Hoch as new representative for Budget Committee
  • 9/5/15
    • (Social) Hosted First Friday on Pedestrian Plaza
  • 8/27/15
    • (Social) Hosted Kickoff Breakfast
  • 8/14/15
    • (Employment Improvement) Presented the Mission Statement Workshop for Summer Training
  • 8/12/15
    • (Social) Hosted the August Summer Hump-Day Potluck
      • “Back to School” theme asking attendees to bring donations of school supplies
  • 7/8/15
    • (Social) Hosted the July Summer Hump-Day Potluck on the outside patio of Kent
    • (Campus Involvement) Summer indoor cleanup day
      • Provided cleaning supplies and allotted time to clean up offices and departments
      • Included a campus-wide supply swap
  • 6/10/15
    • (Social) Summer Potluck
  • 5/27/15
    • (Social) Simpson Night at the I-Cubs
  • 5/15/15
    • (Staff Representation) Served as staff representatives at the annual Board of Trustees Meeting
  • 4/9/15
    • (Recognition) Drop in the Bucket campaign was changed so that nominations will now appear in the Campus Pulse
  • 3/31/15
    • (Recognition) Recognized the Registrar Department at Employee Council
  • 3/17/15
    • (Social) Hosted St. Paddy’s themed coffee break at Holy Grounds
  • 2/12/15
    • (RecognitionBucket Brigade members delivered decorated sugar cookies to staff
    • (Recognition) (SC Cares) Initiated birthday cards to provide the option of either an SC Cares sticker or the traditional coupon for Holy Grounds coffee
  • 1/23/15
    • (SC Cares) Motioned to start using some EAC funds to send SC Cares stickers to new employees
  • 12/11/14
    • (Social) Hosted annual Simpson employee holiday party, Jingle Mingle
      • A social hour full of drinks and food was followed by dueling pianos in the Black Box
  • 12/1/14
    • (Social) Hosted Holiday Perk (coffee break) at Holy Grounds
  • 11/7/14
    • (Social) Hosted First Friday in the Black Box
  • 11/6/14
    • (Staff Representation) Members attended the newly-formed Campus Council
      • The goal of the council is to improve communication on campus and discuss issues important to the campus community
  • 10/17/14
    • (Social) Hosted First Friday in the McNeil Parking Lot
      • Included snacks and cash bar
  • 10/9/14
    • (Policy) Updated dress code policy to be gender neutral
    • (Employment Improvement) Implemented New Employee Mentor Program
    • (Staff Representation) Nominated 1 exempt and 1 non-exempt staff member to represent on the newly formed Budget Committee
  • 9/15/14
    • (SC Cares) Sold SC Cares stickers in Kent
  • 9/9/14
    • (RecognitionBucket Brigade delivered mini stress ball footballs
  • 8/21/14
    • (Social) Hosted Kickoff Breakfast
  • 8/13/14
    • (Social) Hosted the August Summer Hump-Day Potluck
  • 7/29/14
    • (Campus Involvement) Summer outdoor cleanup day
      • Included painting, planting flowers, and mulching
  • 7/15/14
    • (Employment Improvement) Held Summer training with Sinikka Waugh
      • Helped us with some tools to foster the culture of appreciation
  • 7/10/14
    • (Employment Improvement) Held a performance appraisal training session
  • 7/9/14
    • (Social) Hosted the July Summer Hump-Day Potluck
  • 7/8/14
    • (Employment Improvement) Held Summer training with Tom Westbrook
    • Discussed Culture of Appreciation in Hubbell Hall
  • 6/23/14
    • (Employment Improvement) Hosted “Effective Communication and Self-evaluation” seminars
      • As part of performance appraisal initiative
  • 6/11/14
    • (Social) Hosted the June Summer Hump-Day Potluck
  • 5/8/14
    • (Employment Improvement) Instituted performance appraisals