Annual events, scheduled for June 2 and 4, are open to all faculty and staff.
(Editor's note: The Foggy Bottom festival has been moved to the Marvin Center Grand Ballroom due to weather)
The university’s annual faculty and staff appreciation events take place this week on the Foggy Bottom and Virginia Science and Technology campuses. Proud to Be GW festivals, hosted by University Human Resources, bring together employees for an afternoon of healthy activities and GW spirit.
Proud to Be GW festivals
When: Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Enterprise Hall
Foggy Bottom Campus
When: Thursday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: University Yard
The university will host two festivals: Tuesday at VSTC and Thursday in Foggy Bottom. Both Proud to Be GW events will feature a selfie contest, musical chairs contest, kickball game and a three-legged race (weather permitting). UHR will be giving away prizes, including Fitbits. The VSTC event will feature seated chair massages and body composition screenings. The Foggy Bottom festival will include jump ropes, Hula-Hoops and corn hole.
“The Proud to be GW Festivals are held yearly to show appreciation to our employees,” Vice President for Human Resources Sabrina Ellis said. “We value the hard work, commitment and dedication that GW employees provide. We know that they are essential to the overall mission of the university.”