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Attend a Session on SMU’s New Long Term Care Insurance Provider

    Please join us for one of the upcoming onsite meetings or webinars to learn more about how LifeSecure Long-Term Care Insurance can help you protect your retirement assets. Each presentation is 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for Q&A. … Continue reading

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You Can Continue Using CVS!

We heard from several employees who were told by their CVS pharmacist that CVS is no longer in SMU’s BCBSTX pharmacy network. CVS was eliminated from the BCBSTX fully-insured plans, including the SMU Student Health Plan. This does not apply … Continue reading

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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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On-Line Beneficiary Designation Required for Insurance!

SMU provides Basic Group Life Insurance to benefits-eligible faculty and staff.  In addition, you may have elected voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and/or Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance at some point during your SMU career. At the time you were … Continue reading

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What’s New With Wellpower in 2015

Wellpower and Human Resources will provide a number of opportunities for you to improve or maintain your well-being this spring. We are busy finalizing details, but want to let you know what’s on the horizon now! New Wellpower Reward Period … Continue reading

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Start Your Semester on the “Right Foot” – Join a SMU Heart Walk Team Now!

Join SMU at Reunion Tower for the Dallas Heart Walk, on Saturday morning, September 13, 2014 as we raise awareness about heart health and wellness. This non-competitive 5K event is the largest Heart Walk in the nation with an expected … Continue reading

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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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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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Join Us at the Heart Walk – September 13, 2014

Imagine the impact if we reduce death and disability from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20% by 2020! Wellpower is joining the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk to promote physical activity to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and … Continue reading

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