The holidays are here.

You should have no fear.

There are plenty of reindeer.

And lots of Christmas music for your ear.

We're happy to offer some cheer.

It's all for this festive time of year.

Enjoy reading the following holiday wishes from some of our Saint Leo University faculty and staff:

"Anne and I wish you peace, joy, and all the blessings of the Christmas season and a very happy new year!" – President Bill Lennox

"This past year, we have seen the face of disaster that affected so many. Yet the faces of the people don't show despair. Rather, they show strength, courage, and a spirit for living that inspires the rest of us to greater works. Here's to 2018, and to greater works." – Dr. Wendy Nesheim, Instructor of Emergency and Disaster Management

"Feliz Navidad! May songs of joy fill your home with warmth and your heart with happiness this holiday season. Best wishes for a happy new year filled with health and spectacular success!" – Maria Alicia " Mary" Martinez-Drovie, Team Lead & Graduate Enrollment Counselor, School of Education and Social Services

"I would like to wish all Saint Leo faculty and staff a very happy and peaceful holiday season and a very healthy and prosperous New Year!!" – Tony Paris, Head Men's Soccer Coach

"Happiest holidays Lions! Wishing you all the best in the New Year!" – Michelle Joy, Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Online Services Librarian

"May this holiday season be filled with warmth, peace, and love. Wishing you and yours every happiness this Christmas and throughout the coming year." – Lisa Davidson, Director of Admissions Operations and Decision Support

"Merry Christmas – always stay humble and kind!" – Lauren Vossler-Dowell :Staff Assistant, Graduate Admissions

"Best wishes to the entire Saint Leo University community for a Wonderful Holiday Season and a blessed 2018. May all the wishes of our students, faculty, and staff come true." – Jerome Williams, Associate Professor of Chemistry

"I can't say it better than Charles Dickens who wrote that Scrooge, "knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge. May that be truly said of us, and all of us! And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God bless Us, Every One!" Merry Christmas!" – Dr. Kathryn Duncan, Associate Professor of English

"Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!" – Shakedra Hudson, Associate Director of Enrollment

"May God's blessings shine down on you and yours this holiday season and fill you with abundant peace, joy, and love. Merry Christmas to all!" – Anna LaRue, Marketing Coordinator

"I'd like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy holiday season full of love, laughter, and good company! Great things are ahead in 2018." – Greg Lindberg, Media Content Manager

"On behalf of Saint Leo Men's Basketball, we would like to thank you for your amazing support, and we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Go Lions!" – Vince Alexander, Head Men's Basketball Coach

"Merry Christmas and the happiest of New years to the Saint Leo community! Thanks for your continued support of our growing music program." – Dr. Cynthia Selph, Assistant Professor of Music and Music Ministry

"Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year. Stay safe in your travels both near and far." – Beth Hyde-Hood, Learning Designer for Worldwide Special Programs

"Best wishes from all of us in the Saint Leo Department of Athletics for a Merry Christmas, and we hope you will join us at a Lions athletic event in 2018. Have a Happy New Year, and go Lions!" – Francis X. Reidy, Director of Athletics

"Wishing our students a safe and memorable Christmas and blessed New Year! Whether you are just starting your education with us or continuing, we hope 2018 will be filled with much success!" – Michael Marino, Graduate Enrollment Counselor

"Happy Holidays! Enjoy the break and stay warm!" – Angela Kempe, Music Instructor

"Our women's basketball coaches, players, managers, and support staff would like to wish everyone the best this Holiday Season. May God bless you all, and may we all look forward to a happy, healthy, and successful 2018." – Anthony J Crocitto, Head Women's Basketball Coach

"This year and all its challenges have reminded me almost daily how my colleagues and my students here at Saint Leo are a remarkable and caring group of people. With so many negative things in the news and in the world around us, it's a true gift to work among that spirit. I wish everyone a Merry Christmas, a peaceful and healthy holiday season, and a prosperous New Year." Dr. Steve Kistulentz, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing

"Merry Christmas from the University Communications staff!