NAU Executive Vice President MJ McMahon, right, greets Norma Napier, a custodian with Capital Assets, at the President’s Holiday Reception on Monday. Hundreds of NAU faculty and staff turned out for the celebration to mix and mingle with colleagues.

Event organizers also collected donations for the annual Mountain of Giving to benefit the Northern Arizona Police Officers Toy Drive, NAU Senior Companion Program/Foster Grandparents and the Northland Family Help Center.