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Below is a sampling of events that ESAC has either hosted or helped organize, in addition to monthly ESAC meetings open to all college staff.


Summer 2023: Pollinator garden built outside Seamans Center (in progress)

May/June 2023: End of year staff appreciation lunches at Seamans Center and Driving Safety Research Institute

May 2023: "UnPark Yourself" Alternative Transportation Breakfast (during Bike to Work Week)

April 2023: College of Engineering Faculty/Staff Award Ceremony

March 2023: 

February 2023: QT Closet Donation Drive

January 2023:

  • CoE staff social at Foundry
  • Popcorn delivery to CoE buildings for staff appreciation

December 2022: Holiday luncheon

September 2022: Staff Longevity Awards


June 2022: "Grill & Chill" staff picnic and Terry Trueblood

May 2022: Donut delivery to CoE staff buildings

April 2022:

  • Social gathering at Big Grove
  • CoE Staff and Faculty Excellence Awards

March 2022: Q&A with Dean Nembhard

December 2021:

  • Food drive for CommUnity Food Bank
  • Toys for Tots volunteer pickup, packing, and distribution

November 2021: Staff Longevity Awards

Summer/fall 2021: Distributed CoE swag gifts to CoE staff (duffel, cooler, laptop bag, or blanket)



Event Name

December 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Holiday Luncheon


Q&A with Dean Alec Scranton - PDF of meeting notes

November 2019

ESAC monthly meeting

October 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Halloween Cookie Decorating

September 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Fall Social Hour at Big Grove Brewery

August 2019

ESAC monthly meeting

July 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Summer Cookout

June 2019

ESAC monthly meeting

May 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


CoE staff happy hour at Mellow Mushroom

April 2019

ESAC monthly meeting

March 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Q&A with Dean Alec Scranton

February 2019

ESAC monthly meeting


Spread the Love food drive

January 2019

ESAC monthly meeting

December 2018

ESAC monthly meeting


Holiday Feast

November 2018

ESAC monthly meeting


Get to Know the College - NEXUS

October 2018

ESAC monthly meeting


Q&A with Executive Associate Dean Larry Weber - PDF of Meeting Notes


Halloween spooky snacks and costume contest

September 2018

ESAC monthly meeting


CoE staff happy hour at Big Grove

August 2018

ESAC monthly meeting


Get to Know the College - NADS

July 2018

ESAC monthly meeting




Event Name

June 2018

ESAC Monthly Meeting

May 2018

Spring Happy Hour at Backpocket Brewing

ESAC Monthly Meeting

April 2018

College of Engineering Staff Q&A with Dean Weber

PDF of Meeting Notes

Iowa River Cleanup 2018. Organized and sponsored by IIHR, City of Iowa City, Office of Sustainability, Theme Semester, Facilities Management, Graduate Student Senate, ESAC Sustainability Committee

ESAC Monthly Meeting

March 2018

Chili Cook-off

ESAC Monthly Meeting

February 2018

National Advanced Driving Simulator "Spring into Sustainability" Learning@Lunch session. 

Stanley Hydraulics Lab "Spring into Sustainability" Learning@Lunch session.

Seamans Center "Spring into Sustainability" Learning@Lunch session. 

PDF of Presentation Slides

ESAC Monthly Meeting

January 2018

ESAC Staff Survey

ESAC Monthly Meeting

December 2017

HACAP Holiday Adopt-a-Family

Johnson County Crisis Center Food Drive

ESAC Monthly Meeting

November 2017

Thanksgiving Feast

Halloween Luncheon

ESAC Monthly Meeting

October 2017

ESAC Monthly Meeting

September 2017

Fall Happy Hour at Big Grove

ESAC Monthly Meeting

August 2017

Outdoor Yoga at the Park

ESAC Monthly Meeting

July 2017

ESAC Monthly Meeting