Category Archives: Learning and Development

The Five Languages of Appreciation at Work

HR is excited to announce a partnership with the SMU Staff Association to offer this interactive workshop during a February series of 4 Lunch and Learn sessions. Why is Appreciation Important in the Workplace? Authentic appreciation increases employee motivation. Motivation … Continue reading

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Spiritual Tools During Times of Transition

This workshop is being offered by Judy Henneberger, Associate Chaplain to the University. The session is offered to help members of our community adjust to change and transition. Together we will explore ways to experience faith in moving forward. Tuesday, … Continue reading

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The Tuition Benefit Request Process for the 2016 Academic Year is Now Open!

Continuing students, newly admitted students, or parent of either new or continuing students for the Fall 2015 semester may begin to make their tuition benefits requests. Request your benefit online! Log into my.SMU and navigate to Self-Serve > Benefits > … Continue reading

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SMU Program for the Protection of Minors – Annual Training for Camp Operators and Program Coordinators

Annual Training for SMU Camp Operators and Program Coordinators Monday April 6, 2105 3:00-4:30 HTSC-Forum Room SMU seeks to provide a healthy environment for all who visit SMU and/or interact with employees.  As part of this goal, all employees are asked to … Continue reading

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FAQ for “Stop Harassment and Discrimination” and “Eliminate Campus Sexual Violence” Training via Law Room

At various points over the last six months, all full and part-time staff and faculty (including adjunct faculty) have been asked to complete two new online tutorials on the topics of preventing harassment, discrimination, and sexual violence. Temporary staff have … Continue reading

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Special Message to SMU Camp Operators and SMU Program Coordinators regarding the SMU Program for the Protection of Minors

Summer Camp Season is Almost Here… Make sure you are aware of the SMU and Texas State requirements for Protection of Minors training for yourself, your department, your camp, and your employees!  Overview of the SMU Program and Training Requirements SMU … Continue reading

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SMU’s Tuition Benefit Request Has a New Look…

We have created an easier to use form that also helps with academic program information.   Here are some of the new features: Request by Academic Year – no longer have to choose each term! Dependents and Spouses name will automatically … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our Newest Employees Who Attended SMU & You on Sept. 25

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community.  Please welcome them to the University! From left to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community.   From left to right: Front Row:  Rebecca Lang, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees Who Recently Attended SMU & YOU

The following employees attended SMU & YOU, an element of the Total Orientation Process at SMU.  During this workshop, they learned about the culture, mission, and values of the University community. Back Row Left to Right: Carlos Barocio Leon, Jolene de … Continue reading

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