Student Employee Appreciation Week

Student Employee Appreciation Week

The 2022 Student Employee Appreciation Week celebrations have officially come to a close. Thank you so much to all of the supervisors who participated, all of the departments who helped us put on these events, and most importantly, thank you to all of the incredible student employees at GVSU who make this campus what it is today. We had a great time with you all this week and look forward to next year! 

If you missed a day or would like to see the events that were offered this year, feel free to take a look below.

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Monday Events

10:00am - SCAVENGER HUNT HINT POSTED. The first student to correctly guess the location of the scavenger hunt hint will win a prize basket.

11:00am-12:00pm - DONUTS WITH PHILLY! Join us in the Kirkhof Center lobby on the Allendale campus to pick up a free donut and meet with President Mantella.

12:00pm - DAILY RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCED. Congratulations Darren H! You've won a GVSU tumbler from the Laker Store!

12:00pm - OFFICE DECORATING CONTEST IMAGES DUE. Please email your office decorating contest submission image by 12pm to [email protected]. All images must be in JPG format. If there are multiple images you must group them together in a single photo collage so that only one file is submitted. Please include your department name in the email. 

2:00pm - OFFICE DECORATING CONTEST VOTING OPENS. Now is the time to vote for your favorite office decorations! Winner will be announced on Tuesday. 

4:00pm - SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATION REVEALED. The winner of the scavenger hunt contest is announced and notified.

*More details coming soon!

SCAVENGER HUNT HINT

Mandala design

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZE

Candy basket

Treat your sweet tooth with some sugary goodies by winning the scavenger hunt! Today's winner will receive this candy basket which includes peanut butter cups, snickers, M&M's, sour patch kids, starbursts, milk duds and junior mints.

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

The location shown this morning was the wooden cathedral sculpture on the lower level of the Mary Idema Pew Library. Congratulations to Lea B for being the first student to correctly guess this location!


Tuesday Events

10:00am - SCAVENGER HUNT HINT POSTED. The first student to correctly guess the location of the scavenger hunt hint will win a prize basket.

12:00pm - DAILY RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCED. Congratulations Emma S! You've won a bottle koozie and sticker from the Laker Store!

1:00pm-2:00pm - DONUTS WITH PHILLY! Join us at the University Club in the downtown DeVos building to pick up a free donut and meet with President Mantella.

2:00pm - OFFICE DECORATING CONTEST VOTING CLOSES. Be sure to put in your votes before it's too late!

3:00pm - OFFICE DECORATING CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED! Winner will be contacted via email and will win a pizza party sponsored by Student Employment. Winner and runner ups will be highlight on our social media accounts.

4:00pm - SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATION REVEALED. The winner of the scavenger hunt contest is announced and notified.

*More details coming soon!

SCAVENGER HUNT HINT

black organic shape with brick in the background

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZE

exam cram basket

The winner of today's scavenger hunt will receive an exam cram survival kit! This basket includes highlighters, pens, pencils, notecards, sticky notes, a notebook and granola bars. 

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

"the embrace" statue in the courtyard of the DeVos center

The object shown this morning was the "Embrace" sculpture in the courtyard of the DeVos Center on the downtown campus.


Wednesday Events

DRESS UP DAY! - Wear your best 80's disco outfits and send us pictures for us to share on social media. Pictures can be sent to [email protected].

10:00am - SCAVENGER HUNT HINT POSTED. The first student to correctly guess the location of the scavenger hunt hint will win a prize basket.

12:00pm - DAILY RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCED. Congratulations Maia J! You've won a felt banner from the Laker Store! 

1:00pm-3:00pm - ICE CREAM SOCIAL! Due to weather, ice cream treats will be handed out in the Kirkhof Center lobby. This event is generously sponsored by the APSS Union.

4:00pm - SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATION REVEALED. The winner of the scavenger hunt contest is announced and notified.

*More details coming soon!

SCAVENGER HUNT HINT

white angular shape with water

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZE

snack basket

Today's scavenger hunt prize is full of sweet and salty snacks! It includes pretzels, animal crackers, oreos, popcorn, chocolate chip cookies, granola bars, and sunflower seeds.

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

fish sculpture next to Zumburge Pond

The object shown this morning was the white fish sculpture next to the Zumburge pond on the Allendale campus.


Thursday Events

10:00am - SCAVENGER HUNT HINT POSTED. The first student to correctly guess the location of the scavenger hunt hint will win a prize basket.

11:30am-1:00pm - HOT DOG ROAST! Come join us for free hot dogs, chips and pop. Available on the sidewalk between the Student Services Center and the clocktower on the Allendale campus. This event is generously sponsored by GVSU Campus Dining. *In case of bad weather, this event will be moved to the lobby of the Student Services Center.

12:00pm - DAILY RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCED. Congratulations Joseph F! You won a GVSU t-shirt from the Laker Store! 

4:00pm - SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATION REVEALED. The winner of the scavenger hunt contest is announced and notified.

*More details coming soon!

SCAVENGER HUNT HINT

Red wood with black accent and partial white letter

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZE

self care basket

Today's prize basket includes everything you need to provide some self care. It offers a vanilla scented candle, face masks, eye masks, chapstick, a journal, and chocolate. 

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

red telephone booth inside the DeVos center lobby

This morning's close up was of the telephone booth inside the lobby of the DeVos Center on the downtown campus.


Friday Events

10:00am - SCAVENGER HUNT HINT POSTED. The first student to correctly guess the location of the scavenger hunt hint will win a prize basket.

12:00pm - DAILY RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCED. Congratulations Kenna W! You've won a GV mug from the Laker Store! 

4:00pm - SCAVENGER HUNT LOCATION REVEALED. The winner of the scavenger hunt contest is announced and notified.

*More details coming soon!

SCAVENGER HUNT HINT

metal with half circle and grass in the background

SCAVENGER HUNT PRIZE

GV apparel

The final prize basket is all about GV bling! It includes an umbrella, water bottle, socks, a sticker, and playing cards.

SCAVENGER HUNT REVEAL

Bill Seidman statue on the Allendale campus

The hint this morning showed the Bill Seidman statue placed in front of the Mary Idema Pew Library on the Allendale Campus.


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