Category Archives: Resources

Updates to HR Policies – What staff need to know

The Department of Human Resources is updating its policies in Chapter 9 of the online Policy Manual, with the goal of completing the majority of the policies by the end of this fiscal year (May 2015). We are reviewing and … Continue reading

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New Procedure for Hiring Temporary Staff Employees Effective June 1st

Do you have plans to hire a temporary staff employee? Effective June 1, the process for hiring temporary staff employees has changed, in line with the memo sent to Vice Presidents and Deans from Dr. Turner on May 14, 2014. To … 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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Wellpower: What’s Next?

Wellpower’s Fall Reward Period Ends January 31 Wellpower will wrap up it’s Fall Reward Period at the end of the month. Current participants should make sure they have all their January activities logged by January 25, 2014. The Wellpower Team … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Offers Tips for Your Child’s First Day of School

The start of a new school year brings excitement and nervousness for both a parent and child. From finding the perfect outfit for the first day of school to getting back into the swing of school work and preparing lunches, … Continue reading

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Magellan’s EAP Offers Tips for Sending Your Child to College

Sending a child to college is a big transition for the entire family. This is true whether it’s your first child attending college, or your last child—and you’re facing an “empty nest.” Even if you have a child who isn’t … Continue reading

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Join Wellpower’s Amazing Challenge 2013 – 14! Registration Begins August 12, 2013

Wellpower is embarking on the Amazing Challenge for this year’s wellness program! Focus on exercise and fitness, nutrition, stress reduction, healthy weight attainment or maintenance, and you can earn rewards such as a vacation day, free meal tickets, free parking, … Continue reading

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Looking for Summer Wellness Opportunities? “5 Months to 5 Miles” Kicks Off Training for SMU Cox Corporate Relay Challenge

The Texas summer might not be the ideal season to run a marathon, but it’s the perfect time to start training. The Cooper Aerobics Center has created a “5 Months to 5 Miles” training program for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon … Continue reading

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Communication Update from Magellan, SMU’s EAP Program Manager

May 21, 2013 Follow up – Moore, OK tornado disaster As Magellan has learned more information and details about the tornado that hit Moore, OK additional tools, resources, and material have been made available to their clients. Magellan issued a … Continue reading

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SMU’s EAP Program Announces Resources for Employees Coping with Natural Disasters

MAGELLAN HEALTH SERVICES ESTABLISHES NATIONAL TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOLLOWING MOORE, OKLAHOMA TORNADO Counselors available to help individuals cope with natural disaster- – Natural disaster toolkit available on website –  AVON, Conn. – May 21, 2013 – Magellan Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ: … Continue reading

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