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Staff Senate Programs
LMU Barbara Bonney Staff Member of the Year Award
This award is presented annually to a staff member of the Westchester campus who has shown continued excellence in the following areas:
- Continued excellence in one's professional area.
- Commitment to the ideals of higher education.
- Leadership and initiative within one's area or the University as a whole.
- Unique contribution to improving the quality of life at LMU.
- Public service to the LMU community.
Nominations open in the spring semester; all LMU staff may submit nominations. The recipient is chosen by the Staff Senate Recognition and Opportunities Committee and announced during Staff Appreciation Week in May.
Computer Loan Lottery
Eligible staff have the opportunity to obtain a loan from LMU to purchase or upgrade a laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone and any related software or peripherals purchased together as part of a system for personal use. The lottery is administered annually by LMU Staff Senate during the fall semester.
Whole Person Benefits and Programs
Loyola Marymount University is committed to advancing the institution's mission for all community members:
- The encouragement of learning.
- The education of the whole person.
- The service of faith and the promotion of justice.
The university encourages staff to pursue these objectives through various university initiatives and activities.
LMU offers many programs and opportunities to take care of your needs beyond medical and retirement benefits.Wellbeing and Ergonomics Learning and Development Work/Life Counseling
Mission and Ministry
Staff members of all faiths may participate in opportunities to explore their spirituality, connect to our university's mission, and answer the call to service.Center for Mission and Identity Center for Ignatian Spirituality Interfaith Resources
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Our institutional commitment to actively cultivate an inclusive and anti-racist climate is reflected in the numerous opportunities staff have to engage in this work and join affinity groups.DEI Resources Cultural Consciousness Conversations