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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

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Weather-related resources and closing reminders

With winter upon us, it’s important to be aware of the university’s weather-related resources and policy, and know how to check the university’s status. Although Ohio State strives to remain open, faculty and staff can be prepared by reviewing this policy and taking note of the resources.

Reminder: Drug-Free Workplace Policy enhances safety

To provide for the health and safety of students, employees and visitors, Ohio State prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of alcohol or controlled substances. Please review the Drug-Free Workplace Policy for more information.

HR Leadership Announcement

Linette (Lin) Hillis will join Ohio State in the role of associate vice president for talent, diversity and leadership, Office of Human Resources. Lin’s first day will be on Monday, October 29, 2018.

Revised Paid Leave Programs Policy

To provide greater equity amongst Ohio State faculty and staff, the Paid Leave Programs policy has been revised on an interim basis, including changes to parental leave eligibility and vacation accrual for post-doctoral researchers and associated faculty.

HR Town Hall introduces strategic plan and provides leadership development

Human resources professionals from across Ohio State gathered recently for a town hall meeting to reflect on the past year’s accomplishments, focus on the strategy for the years ahead and engage with a leader-development expert.

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Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Awards nomination window closes January 18

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.

Distinguished Staff Award nomination window closes January 18

The Distinguished Staff Award, the university’s highest honor for staff, recognizes staff members who have made an impact at The Ohio State University. The annual award honors 12 outstanding staff members for their exceptional leadership, accomplishments, dedication and service to the university.

Susan Basso appointed to Columbus Women’s Commission

Wishing to use her expertise to serve the Columbus community, Susan Basso has been named to the Columbus Women’s Commission for a two-year term. Basso, the university’s senior vice president for talent, culture and human resources, has 30 years of experience in higher education human resources.

Enrollment window closing soon for Dependent Tuition Assistance

The dependent tuition assistance enrollment window for spring semester 2019 closes Friday, January 11. Applications for dependent tuition assistance must be submitted each term.

Staff Career Development Grant applications accepted until January 31

The Staff Career Development Grant provides staff an opportunity to further their growth and development. Eligible staff can apply for up to $1,250 for individuals, $1,750 for groups of 2-10 and $2,000 for groups of 11 or more towards professional development, education or training costs related to job and/or career goals.
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