Photo gallery A treat for all hours
An employee appreciation ice cream social was held for second- and third-shift staff the night of Aug. 1 in Varsity Hall at Union South. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, included volunteer servers from leadership in the Division of Information Technology, Facilities Planning and Management, the Office of Human Resources, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, University Health Services, University Housing, University Police and the Wisconsin Union.
Brad Marta, program supervisor for second shift custodial services in Physical Plant, makes sure each dish has a spoon.
It was easy for employees to find their favorite flavor, no matter what language they speak.
Laurent Heller, vice chancellor for finance and administration, digs deep to keep filling the dishes.
Melissa Tran and Steve Krogull, staff with the Division of Information Technology, are busy serving praline pecan.
Hundreds of second- and third-shift staff showed up during the course of the 11 p.m. event, which was timed to coincide with employees arriving for and leaving their shifts.
Jenn Hekman, executive assistant to the associate vice chancellor in Facilities Planning and Management, mingles with staff members.
Jay Bieszke, executive director of Physical Plant, makes the rounds to serve seconds.
An employee photographs her colleagues to remember the special occasion.