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Engagement in wellness programs leads to greater health outcomes

Earlier this month, the annual State of Health and Wellness in Buckeye Nation address highlighted the impact wellness initiatives are contributing to faculty and staff health outcomes.

Staff member attributes Ohio State resources and relationships to improving well-being

Over the past year, strong relationships and exceptional benefits significantly contributed to Beth Uniacke's personal wellness journey.

Watch Ohio State Staff Set the Stage for the University’s Largest Commencement Ceremony

Staff members from Facilities Operations and Development (FOD) spent nearly five months preparing for this year’s Spring Commencement.

Celebrate Employee Well-Being Month with the Many Ohio State Health and Wellness Resources

Ohio State is committed to being a healthy workplace for faculty and staff by offering programs and resources for health and wellness.

BuckeyeLearn Expands Training Opportunities, Extends to Wexner Medical Center

More than 15,000 users have accessed BuckeyeLearn, the university-wide online training tool, since its introduction in September 2015.

Staff Give Back to Local Nonprofit Agencies

More than 80 HR staff spent time on March 24 making a meaningful difference in the lives of others in the Central Ohio community.

Managing@OSU – What Makes a Good Leader?

Leadership is the most important influence on an organization’s health and productivity. But when employees take new management roles, they may face more responsibilities, expectations and challenges.

Bucks for Charity Exceeds Goal for Local Community

Giving back is core to Ohio State and, this year, more than 4,000 faculty, staff and retirees raised $1,150,960 for Central Ohio community organizations. Bucks for Charity is an annual...

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Ohio State staff to receive cash distribution

President Michael V. Drake, MD, has announced a special, one-time cash distribution for university staff in recognition of their contributions to the advancement of Ohio State’s collaborative strategic plan and in conjunction with the continuing success of the university’s innovative funding and efficiencies program.

Basso joins Ohio State, shares her leadership principles and expectations

Off to a fast start, Susan McGarry Basso is actively engaging with university leaders, governance groups and the broad HR community as part of a robust onboarding plan.

Self-Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy edits

The policy has been edited to better align with the Activities and Programs with Minor Participants Policy.

Flexible Work Policy edited to incorporate information about taking classes

Flexible Work Policy 6.12 outlines all types of flexible work arrangements and the process for establishing a flexible work schedule.

Make a difference through Bucks for Charity

Give back to the central Ohio community by donating to one or more local nonprofit organizations through the Bucks for Charity. Imagine the difference we can make together in our community. The more Bucks the better!

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Adjusted hours for Fingerprinting Background Check services

Fingerprinting Background Check services will have adjusted hours for the 2017 holiday season, in addition to the closures on university holidays. Please view the updated hours when planning your background check.

Staff member advances growth of university and people

The Ohio State University is home to landmark buildings, and behind the creation of several of them is Associate Vice President for Student Life Molly Ranz Calhoun. While Molly’s job focuses on marquee buildings, she is also passionate about the development of something more important: people.

Enrollment window open for spring term dependent tuition assistance

The Ohio State University offers eligible employees and their dependents the opportunity to advance their education at Ohio State. For dependent tuition assistance, applications must be submitted each term.

New Veterans Employee Resource Group supports military faculty and staff furthering Ohio State’s inclusive culture

In honor of the brave faculty and staff who have served or are actively serving our country, Ohio State faculty and staff members are forming a Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG) to enhance Ohio State’s inclusive and supportive culture.

Enhanced Your Plan for Health program and new incentives for 2018

In January 2018, an enhanced Your Plan for Health (YP4H) program will be available, powered by new vendor partner, Virgin Pulse.  A redesigned YP4H Incentive Program will also launch in 2018 with a new points structure and a variety of rewards.
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