Based partly on optimism and partly on weighing the odds -- a forecast of near-certainty for rain on the proposed rain date -- the BBQ grills for the 2012 Employee Appreciation Day were lit on Tuesday, June 5. In spite of the prospect of rain, approximately 1,500 members of the Einstein community turned out to enjoy hot dogs, burgers and veggie burgers with all the fixings, music provided by master DJ John Schmidt (who also is a member of the mail room staff), and the fun games and raffles organized by human resources staff.
Although the forecast rain eventually did fall, it did not dampen anyone’s spirits or attendance. "Many employees, seeing the threatening skies, came early," noted Michael Sica, director of employee relations & talent development for Yeshiva University. "So, to accommodate them, we opened the serving lines and made it self-serve so that everyone could move through more quickly."
Once again, raffle items were provided by human resources and through generous donations by members of the dean’s office and other administrative offices throughout the College of Medicine. Winners took home prizes that included Einstein hoodies, tote bags, and gift cards to local restaurants, Starbucks and movie theaters. In addition, everyone who attended received an Einstein-branded squeeze ball or Frisbee-like foldable flier.
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Addressing Vision Issues in Flushing
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A Day at the Zoo Offers Opportunity for Teens and Families to Connect
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Exhibit Recounts Stories of Injuries and Medical Care during Civil War
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PREP Scholars Gain Critical Experience toward Pursuit of Higher Education
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
AECC Advances 2014: Fostering Collaborations
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Giving Thanks for Service and Support
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Pipeline Program Offers Opportunities for Academic Excellence
Monday, August 04, 2014
Summer Research Programs Expand Student Horizons
Friday, July 25, 2014
Supporting Research on the Biology of Aging
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