HR News Stories Category: Appreciation, Awards and Recognition

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July 28, 2023

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week July 31-Aug 6

As a celebration and thank you, Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week will include a variety of in-person events, virtual activities and discounts. Thank you, faculty and staff, for your dedication and contributions to Ohio State.
July 19, 2023

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

Faculty and staff can enter for a chance to receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. Youngstown State University football game on Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon. Opt in by Aug. 7, at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be selected randomly.
May 9, 2023

Exceptional Individuals Awarded for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Congratulations to the 2023 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients. Five remarkable individuals have been recognized for their outstanding commitment to the university’s shared values, especially the values of diversity and innovation, and inclusion and equity.
May 3, 2023

Ohio State Voted ColumBEST Top Employer

For the 10th consecutive year, The Ohio State University was named the (614) Magazine ColumBEST Top Employer.
2023 Distinguished Staff Award recipients
May 1, 2023

Remarkable Ohio State staff awarded for achievements and demonstrating shared values

Thirteen exceptional staff employees received Ohio State’s highest staff recognition, the Distinguished Staff Award. Congratulations to the recipients recognized for their outstanding achievements, service, leadership and dedication to Ohio State, as well as exemplifying the university’s shared values.
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March 10, 2023

Remarkable HR staff recognized for embodying Ohio State’s Shared Values

Five exceptional HR professionals have been honored with the inaugural Human Resources Excellence Award for their outstanding achievements and demonstration of the university’s Shared Values. Recipients were announced during a March 10 all-HR staff meeting.
December 12, 2022

Distinguished Staff Award nominations open

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at Ohio State and demonstrated the university’s shared values. The annual award honors 12 staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university. The nomination deadline is Friday, January 27, at 5 p.m.
December 12, 2022

Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards nominations open

The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to enhancing diversity at Ohio State. Faculty, staff, students, student organizations and alumni can nominate their colleagues and peers who have made diversity part of university best practices. The nomination deadline is January 27, at 5 p.m.
Ohio State leadership is presented the Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award
October 17, 2022

Ohio State honored with 2022 Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award

The Ohio State University and the Wexner Medical Center were honored with the 2022 Governor’s Inclusive Employer Award on October 17, 2022. The award recognizes the commitment to individuals with disabilities in the workplace.
Brutus Buckeye clapping on the Oval
July 19, 2022

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football Game

Faculty and staff have an opportunity to be randomly selected to receive four complimentary tickets to the Ohio State vs. Arkansas State football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, at noon. Opt-in by Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 11:59 p.m.

HR Focus News

Manager Foundations Training

A new training on Ohio State’s technology platforms, tools and resources is available for managers, manager liaisons and administrative professionals.

Workday Notifications for Merit Increases

Starting Aug. 2, merit increase notifications are available for campus tenure, clinical and research track faculty and non-bargaining unit regular staff. To view your merit statement, log into Workday and click on the merit announcement, located on the home page. Note, merit notifications do not include bonuses or other types of income.

Academic Winter Recess Decision for 2023

Ohio State previously scheduled one-time academic recesses in December 2021 and 2022. These recesses were determined on a year-by-year basis, giving special consideration to challenges throughout those academic years.

Ohio State benefits support employee and family well-being

Ohio State offers several benefits to help enhance the overall well-being of employees and their families. To help you manage work-life needs, learn more about three benefits – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), sick time and family care benefits. See more information about what each benefit is, who can access it, the cost, benefit features and how to access it.

Recent HR News

Build your path to a secure future

Join the Human Resources team and our partners for a virtual retirement fair to learn more about financial planning and retirement. A series of webinars will be held Sept. 11-22.

Staff and Manager Career Development Grants

Applications for the Staff and Manager Career Development Grants are being accepted through August 31, 2023. Eligible staff can apply for $1,500-$2,250 for professional development opportunities occurring between October 2023 - June 2024.

Enrollment window for autumn tuition assistance closes August 25

Applications are required each applicable semester to receive faculty and staff and dependent tuition assistance. Eligible faculty and staff can apply in Workday (recommended) or with paper forms. The enrollment window for autumn semester 2023 ends August 25, 2023.

Manager resources for onboarding new employees

Managers play an important role in guiding new employees as they pursue successful and fulfilling Ohio State careers. If you are a manager onboarding a new employee, there are many resources you can leverage to welcome and transition your new team member.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week July 31-Aug 6

As a celebration and thank you, Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week will include a variety of in-person events, virtual activities and discounts. Thank you, faculty and staff, for your dedication and contributions to Ohio State.