Service Recognition A service recognition program is administered by the Office of Human Resources. Employees with cumulative regular service of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and more than 35 years are awarded gifts. In addition, an annual dinner is scheduled to recognize and honor recent retirees and employees with service of 25 years or more. Annual Picnic and Holiday Dinner The annual picnic is held soon after commencement for faculty and staff. In addition, a holiday luncheon is held in December.