The Employee Picnic is held in May right after the Spring semester ends. The Picnic is free for all USI employees where the food is focused around a theme.
No RSVP's are required to attend, but the staff council members request a non-perishable food donation for Archie's Closet. Those attending will be greeted at the door where a box will be available for your donations.
Themes for the picnics vary year to year and are voted upon by Staff Council. Previous themes have included:
THIS YEAR'S PICNIC THEME IS
Did You Know?
The first Employee Picnic was held on Friday, June 17, 1994. There was a box to collect donations for Archie’s Food Closet.
467 tickets were issued to employees to attend the picnic, which served grilled hamburgers and several side dishes. Staff Council later voted that the picnic be held every spring, starting in 1995.