Staff Council Scholarships, Awards, and Celebrations

Staff Council is dedicated to supporting the betterment of the University and its staff through innovative programs that recognize the contributions of staff to the mission of the University, and the roll of professional growth in service excellence.

Statue of Hector P. GarciaEach year, Staff Council honors our outstanding Islanders by recognizing staff's unique contribution to the University and the Coastal Bend. Winners are selected in three categories and receive a monetary prize.

To learn more about the awards, and its past recipients, please visit our Employee Excellence Awards page.

Flowers bloom in the seating area outside StarbucksFor nearly three decades, the University has been honoring the hard work and dedication of its employees with an annual luncheon. Staff Council is proud to carry on this tradition as host.

To learn more about the luncheon or view photos of past events, please visit our Annual Employee Luncheon page.

Halloween/Dia de los Muertos DecorationsEvery year, Staff Council hosts two Break in the Day events to celebrate our staff and provide an opportunity to network, relax, and enjoy our campus family.

To learn more about Break in the Day or view photos of past events, please visit our Break in the Day page.