The staff council at The University of New Mexico hosts its annual staff appreciation luncheon Wednesday, May 23 in the SUB from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The afternoon will consist of raffles, lunch and fun with the Lobo pack.

This year Staff as Artists is back to display and highlight the wonderful and creative things UNM staff has done. To submit art or learn more contact or

There will also be a surprise display to highlight staff contributions. Administrators are invited to attend the event to enjoy lunch and get to know more staff members.

If any staff is concerned about being able to leave their desk for the luncheon, contact Ryan Gregg at 505.277.0416 or to help ensure attendance. Staff Council is prepared to send communications to supervisors reminding them that this event is for staff, and that there is a leave policy in place allowing staff to participate in Staff Council events.