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SMU 403(b) Retirement Plan

Maximizing your savings through the SMU Retirement Plan is the best thing you can do to help you meet your retirement income goals. If you are not sure how much you should be saving or how you should be investing … Continue reading

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Ideas For a Heart Healthy Spring

Most of us know that being physically active on a daily basis supports better heart health. Sitting all day or even for several hours in a row can be detrimental to our health. Just Google “sitting is killing you” for … Continue reading

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Take Care of your Heart! Participate in the HeartSmart Challenge – February 13-March 12, 2012

Heart disease is one of the biggest risks we face in our society and our university community is no exception. Some of the main risks factors that contribute toward the development of cardiovascular disease include smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, … Continue reading

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SMU Retirement Plan Transition to Diversified

As announced last week, the quiet period is now over and the transition of the SMU Retirement Plan to Diversified is complete.   You can now sign in at smu.divinvest.com to check your balance, make changes to your account, and use … Continue reading

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Take the SMU Immunity Challenge January 9 – February 6 and Live Healthier This Winter!

It’s winter time and that means flu and cold season. Don’t let your colleagues “vote you out of the office” because you become the source of every new virus that comes along! Keep away flu, colds and illnesses by practicing … Continue reading

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Deductible Discount Information

This past year, benefit-eligible employees had two opportunities to earn a 20% discount on the deductible for eligible SMU medical plans (the $2,500 high deductible plan is not eligible) offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). If you completed the onsite … Continue reading

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Important Updates to the SMU Retirement Fund Lineup

The following email was sent to all benefits-eligible employees on Wednesday, December 14, 2011.  Please refer to your Outlook inbox to access the links embedded in the email or visit the Diversified website at smu.divinvest.com.

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Spend Your Flexible Spending Account Dollars by Dec. 31!

The end of the calendar year is right around the corner. Do you still have unused funds in your Flexible Spending Account (FSA)? The funds you contribute to your FSA during 2011 are only available for reimbursement of qualified expenses … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for Spring Term Tuition Benefits Requests

Are you a new or continuing student using tuition benefits? If so, be sure you avoid incurring any late fees by submitting your request for tuition benefits early. Deadline dates for tuition benefits requests are available on the Tuition Benefits … Continue reading

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Welcome to Our New Employees

The following employees completed a half day workshop titled SMU & YOU. In this session, they learned about the University’s culture, values and traditions.     From left to right: Row 1 (Seated):  Jodi Engleson-Gunderson, Jieun Pyun, Mary Guthrie, Ellen … Continue reading

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