Rita LaCivita

New initiative to increase engagement and enhance the work environment

Are you an employee who tells people great things about working at the University? Do you feel that you can bring forward ideas? Do you know how you and your job contribute to the success of the University?

A new initiative of the Department of Human Resources is aimed at building employee engagement with the University of Windsor as a workplace.

“We Are UWindsor” will promote a work environment where employees find personal meaning and motivation in their work and actively contribute to the success of the University, says Rita LaCivita, chief human resources officer.

Awards program to recognize outstanding employee contributions

A new Employee Recognition Awards Program will formally celebrate the outstanding contributions of employees campus-wide to the achievement of the University’s mission and vision, says chief human resources officer Rita LaCivita.

“These awards have been designed to reinforce the importance of service, innovation, teamwork, leadership and involvement in the campus community,” LaCivita says. “This exciting program will provide opportunities for us to recognize all employees for their work to support the University.”

University honours employees for quarter-century of service

Employees with 25 years of service to the University of Windsor were honoured Thursday, May 10, with a luncheon in the CAW Student Centre’s Ambassador Auditorium.

University of Windsor president Alan Wildeman praised these veteran faculty and staff members for their dedication and their contributions to creating an exceptional experience for students.

The following employees reached 25 years of service in 2011: