Monthly Archives: September 2011

Join us for a Wellpower Walk at Noon, Friday, October 28!

Bring your favorite sneakers and join us for a lively 1.5-2 mile walk around our beautiful campus. Invite your colleagues to come along and meet us on the steps of Dallas Hall at noon. We usually take a quick group … Continue reading

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Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

A combination of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion arise when caregivers take on more than they can handle.  Burnout occurs when caregivers don’t receive adequate help and support when taking on the huge responsibility of caring for another person. Caregivers … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar Now to Join Us at the HR Fair, October 25, 2011

HR Fair Tuesday, October 25, 2011 10:30am-1:30pm Hughes-Trigg Ballrooms At this year’s fair, a host of external vendors and internal service providers will be on hand to answer your questions and send you off with information on ways you can get … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Group Education Meetings with Diversified, SMU’s Retirement Plan Single Record Keeper

Diversified is hosting a series of Group Education Meetings at various campus locations, the week of September 26 and on October 5. These sessions will provide more detailed information about the transition process and what you will need to do in the … Continue reading

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Additions and Changes to Professional Development Opportunities

Additional Opportunity added to the schedule: Basics of Graphic Recording Visual facilitation is capturing much attention lately for its ability to provide a fresh approach to meeting design and output.  One of the tools of visual facilitation is Graphic Recording; … Continue reading

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September is National Preparedness Month: Evacuating a Building

The following email was sent by the Office of Risk Managment on September 21, 2011. As a part of the Department of Homeland Security’s National Preparedness Month, SMU wants you to Know What To Do if an emergency occurs. We … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

Though it may seem to be a contradiction, caring for yourself during the time that you are caring for another is one of the most important things you can do – for both your loved one and for yourself.  Fortunately, … Continue reading

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SMU Retirement Plan Update

SMU and Diversified just completed a series of Community Meetings that were intended to provide a high level overview of the transition to Diversified, SMU’s new retirement plan record keeper. Following the Community Meetings, Diversified will host a series of … Continue reading

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Wellpower Walks on Friday, September 16!

Bring your favorite sneakers and join us for a lively 1.5-2 mile walk around our beautiful campus. Invite your colleagues to come along and meet us on the steps of Dallas Hall at noon. If you can, try to wear … Continue reading

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Changes – Additions to Professional Development Opportunities

Changes to Previously Scheduled Quick Takes Session: Difficult Conversations Originally scheduled for Oct 20 from Noon – 1:00,  this session will be moved to 9-10:00 on the same day to accommodate the recently announced Staff Association Talent Show at noontime. … Continue reading

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