Monthly Archives: October 2011

2012 Benefits Open Enrollment Ends Soon – Review or update your elections before time runs out!

Review and Update Your Elections BEFORE 11:59 pm on Monday, October 31! If you do not review and update your current elections for medical, dental, and vision coverage, your 2011 coverage will roll over to 2012.  This process occurs automatically … Continue reading

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Reserve Your One-On-One Appointment With A Diversified Representative Now

SMU Human Resources has scheduled rooms for over 2,000 one-on-one meetings in various locations on the main campus, Expressway Tower, and the Plano campus. Diversified representatives will be at SMU October 17 through November 17 to meet with you to … Continue reading

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Revitalize Your Exercise Routine With Wellpower’s Activate Your Life Physical Challenge!

Challenge Runs October 17 – November 14, 2011 In this challenge, you can walk, bike, lift weights…whatever exercise suits you best! You will earn 1 point for every 10 minutes of activity at a level considered moderate or better for … Continue reading

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2012 Benefits Open Enrollment Period is October 14-October 31

It’s time to start reviewing the benefits plan changes for 2012, assess your coverage needs and decide which plans are right for you in 2012. Open Enrollment for 2012 benefits elections will begin on Friday, October 14 and close on … Continue reading

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Updated FAQs for the Transition to a Single Record Keeper with Diversified for SMU’s Retirement Plan

As indicated in President Turner’s letter to Faculty and Staff on October 4, 2011, SMU has listened to employee input and has amended the fund line-up for the transition to a single record keeper for the SMU Retirement Plan. Read … Continue reading

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Is It Sadness or Depression?

What’s the difference between sadness and depression? Sometimes people think of depression as a more extreme form of sadness.  However, there is an unmistakable difference between someone going through a time of sadness versus living with depression.  To be sad … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccination Clinics Available This Month

Flu season is gearing up, so do your part to fight the spread of the flu virus at SMU by getting your flu vaccination this fall. The SMU Health Center will offer Flu Vaccination Clinics several times this month. Vaccinations … Continue reading

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New Running and Walking Club Offered for Faculty and Staff

Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports is sponsoring a new Running and Walking Club exclusively for faculty and staff members. The club will meet in the Dedman Center lobby on Mondays and Wednesdays at noon beginning on October 3. All levels … Continue reading

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Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit to Visit Campus November 14, 2011

The Methodist Mobile Mammography Unit will be on main campus near the flagpole on November 14, 2011. To qualify for a mammogram, you should be 40 or older, with no breast implants, and have no current breast problems. SMU Blue … Continue reading

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