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Mike Havey

Awards recognize heart-warming contributions of University employees

It was cold in Windsor on Wednesday, but hearing testimonies to the winners of Employee Recognition Awards was enough to warm anyone’s heart, chief human resources officer Rita LaCivita told a reception gathered in Vanier Hall to honour the inaugural group of award recipients.

Reception to recognize and celebrate outstanding employee contributions

The Department of Human Resources invites the campus community to the first annual Employee Recognition Awards reception, Wednesday, January 23, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Vanier Hall’s Winclare A.

This event has been designed to celebrate the outstanding contributions of all employees to the achievement of the University’s mission and vision, says chief human resources officer Rita LaCivita.

At this event, the Employee Recognition Program Awards will be presented to the following individuals/teams:

Students fund new bleachers in time for basketball season

When Lancer fans enter the St. Denis fieldhouse Friday for the opening of basketball season, they’ll find a welcome upgrade: all-new seating.

The old wooden bleachers were in dire need of an upgrade, according to Mike Havey, the university’ associate athletic director.

“It was time,” he says. “The bleachers have been there since the building opened in 1981 and they do not meet the standard of today.”