Other ideas for celebrating anniversaries

On any anniversary, consider making a personal visit, a telephone call, or plan a group event with co-workers to highlight your honoree’s years of service with the university, personal strengths, and contributions.

If you are making a presentation, remember that any display of recognition is only as good as its presentation. A memorable presentation is unique, personalized, and a true celebration of your staff member’s successes. Not keen on making a presentation to a large group? Consider joining a Yale Toastmasters group to boost your confidence and hone your public speaking skills. View a brief guide on how to make a recognition presentation.