The staff holiday party, held annually in the Bauccio Commons, will take place this year on Thursday, December 20, at 11:30 a.m., with the formal program beginning at 12:45, according to HR director Bryn Sopko. The party will feature a holiday selection of fare from Bon Appetit’s food stations, annual employee award presentations, prize drawings, recognition of employees’ service to the University, and words of holiday cheer from Fr. Beauchamp. All current University staff members are invited to attend, as are retired staff. All are encouraged to come early for drinks and hors d’oeuvres with your friends. Employees who cannot come are asked to RSVP to university events at 7523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.