Appreciation, Awards and Recognition - Human Resources at Ohio State
Category: Appreciation, Awards and Recognition
May 6, 2016 |
Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards Celebrate Important Diversity and Inclusion Work throughout Ohio State
In support of encouraging important diversity work throughout the university, the Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award annually recognizes up to five recipients for exceptional diversity efforts.
Forbes has named The Ohio State University as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. The university ranked 53rd in Forbes’ list of 500 employers—securing the top spot in the Big Ten, second in Ohio employers and in the top 15 of all higher education institutions.
Ohio State has been listed as one of 19 universities to be awarded 2016 Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs, according to a national study.
December 3, 2015 |
The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their significant leadership, accomplishments and service to the university.
September 17, 2015 |
The success of the university is a result of the dedication and teamwork Ohio State faculty and staff demonstrate every day.
June 15, 2015 |
Ohio State has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association (AHA) for helping employees eat better and move more.
May 22, 2015 |
The Distinguished Staff Awards recognize and celebrate staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The award honors staff members for their outstanding leadership, accomplishments and service to the university.
May 14, 2015 |
The Ohio State University has been named as the top Columbus employer for the second consecutive year by (614) Magazine. In addition to being the best place to work, the magazine recognized the university’s prominence in the community and the integral part it has played in building the city.
May 12, 2015 |
The Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards recognize and reward individuals who have led exceptional diversity efforts at The Ohio State University. Award recipients shape the university with cutting-edge curriculum, mentorship, programs or policies.
March 6, 2015 |
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Sports by Forbes.com. Ohio State’s Department of Athletics was the only collegiate organization to make the list of national leaders in sports employment.
As part of the HR business transformation, multiple Human Resources policies have been revised and will go into effect on December 20, 2020, and January 3, 2021, in alignment with the implementation of Workday. The policies have been revised to improve employee experience, better align business practices and support Enterprise Project activities.
Ohio State is extending several benefits deadlines and expanding program options to help support employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes are intended to make it easier for employees to manage their health and wellness needs during this challenging time.
As a community of HR professionals who advocate for people, their rights and are committed to what it is fair and right, I trust you share my resolve to be a part of the change our world so desperately needs right now.
New tools including a calculator on the leave options page can help estimate how much accrued leave can be used in combination with emergency leave offered through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Other new resources include: a step-by-step flow chart, guidance for supervisors and FAQs about expanded vacation donation and accrual.
Information about COVID-19 state of emergency, employment-related topics (including leave management) and wellness resources.
In celebration, there are several virtual events and activities as well as discounts available for Ohio State faculty and staff. You can also show appreciation for your colleagues with personalized messages and virtual cards available to send from the Kindness at Ohio State website.
Ohio State's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) vendor will transition to a new participant portal. To accurately convert account information to the new system, there will be a claims blackout period from July 22-August 2, 2020.
Dependent tuition assistance applications must be submitted each term. The enrollment window for autumn semester 2020 opened Monday, July 6 and closes Friday, August 28. Faculty and staff can apply online or with a paper application. The student must have a social security number on file with Buckeye Link to receive dependent tuition assistance.
Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients honored for their exceptional contributions to Ohio State
Congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award recipients recognized during Ohio State’s Sesquicentennial - a time to commemorate the institution, honor our heritage and applaud the collective efforts of those who have built the university’s legacy and its future.
Applications for dependent tuition assistance must be submitted each semester. The enrollment window for summer semester 2020 closes Friday, June 12, 2020. Students must have their social security number on file with Buckeye Link in order to receive the Dependent Tuition Assistance.