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Nominations Open Today for the Annual Staff Presidential Awards and Are Due Tuesday, September 28, 2021

The Presidential Recognition Awards are given annually to recognize the contributions and excellence of SMU staff. Nominations open today and will be accepted through COB on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. The review process for the Presidential Recognition Awards is coordinated … Continue reading

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Update on COVID-19 testing locations for SMU employees

With the return to in-person classes on campus this fall, the Dr. Bob Smith Health Center is providing COVID-19 testing as needed for students and will be unable to accommodate testing for SMU employees beginning on September 7. As offered … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Summertime to Grow Your Manager Skills

Manager Development The following workshops also fulfill an elective requirement for Manager Orientation. Multipliers-How the Best Leaders Ignite Everyone’s Potential Leading at the Speed of Trust The 7 Habits for Managers  Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager Crucial … Continue reading

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Summertime is a Great Time for Professional Development

Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager Crucial Conversations Overview Introduction to StrengthsQuest Speed of Trust Foundations Enroll Now! my.SMU>Employee Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment, then enter course title Questions?  email DevelopU@smu.edu

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Midyear Reminders for Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA Participants

Health Care FSA  Expanded Health Care FSA Carryover Provision If you enrolled in the 2020 Health Care FSA, the plan will allow you to carry over any unused funds from the 2020 plan year into the 2021 plan year. The … Continue reading

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Important Updates to SMU Pharmacy Benefits Effective August 2021

Beginning in August 2021 there will be a couple of changes in pharmacy benefits. These changes will ONLY impact the following individuals: Those who use AllianceRx mail order pharmacy for prescriptions, generally for ongoing or maintenance medications Those who use … Continue reading

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‘FLOATING HOLIDAY’ TO REPLACE TRADITIONAL FALL HOLIDAY DUE TO COVID-19

This message was originally sent to SMU employees on June 25, 2020 at 10:23 AM. As SMU students will be in class on Labor Day 2020 to accommodate revisions to the fall semester, SMU offices will remain open and staffed … Continue reading

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A new session of Speed of Trust Foundations has recently been scheduled for May 6, 2021 from 9:00 am -5:00 pm. This session will be hosted on Zoom. Enroll via my.SMU>Employee Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment and use the … Continue reading

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Professional Development Workshop – Intro to StrengthsQuest

A new session of Introduction to StengthsQuest has recently been scheduled for April 25, 2021 from 1-5:00 pm. This session will be hosted on Zoom. Enroll via my.SMU>Employee Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment and use the Course Code HRSQ … Continue reading

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Updated Professional Development Workshops

Please visit our Professional Development webpage to view the most recent list of available training opportunities. Questions may be directed to DevelopU@smu.edu      

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