Understanding Your Benefits
It's that time of year again to tear into benefits packets and sort out which plan works best for you. Employees must enroll for 2011 benefits by Friday, Nov. 5.
Log into the Employee Self Service System and click on the Benefits Tab for an explanation of plans and enrollment instructions. ADP will send confirmation statements, which employees may edit prior to Friday, Nov. 19.
VSU will host a series of informal Q&A sessions
Oct. 28, 8:30-9:15 a.m. & 1:15-2:00 p.m., Plant Operations
Oct. 29, 9-9:45 a.m., Odum Library Auditorium
Oct. 29, 11-11:45 a.m., University Center Rose Room
Online Selection Open Sessions — provide tech. assistance.
Nov. 2, 9-11 a.m., Library Computer Lab 3270
Nov. 4, 2-4 p.m., Library Computer Lab 3270
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia offers a variety of free online resources that promote wellness initiatives.
MyHealth Assessment: Receive a secure online health analysis that provides a personalized report with action steps to manage, reduce and eliminate those risks.
Nutrition Improvement Program: Understand more about yourself and your food choices.
Childhood Immunization Scheduler: Relevant age-related tools and information for children 0-6 years.
Exercise Program: Measure and manage your fitness with guides from leading fitness and health experts.
Discounts: Find out ways to save on alternative medicine, fitness and nutrition, vision and other services and products.
The USG has a new online system — "Retirement Manager" — to help you manage your 40b3b and 457 supplemental retirement accounts. Check out the What’s New webpage.
A Productive Union
Special Education Professors Patti and Robert Campbell are worth about $30 million — at least that is the total grant funds they have secured throughout their 40-year careers. Arguably even more impressive is that the husband-wife team has been able to collaborate, even share a small office in the early years, with few squabbles or struggles for power.
“We have written so many grants together that we now work seamlessly, each focusing on certain sections of the grant. We often have 30 calendar days to submit a proposal, so there isn’t time to argue. He did say I was a bit wordy this time,” Patti said with a grin. Read more >
The Office of Volunteer Services and Parent Programs has partnered with various on and off campus community groups to host a week of volunteer opportunities for the VSU community.
Each day of the week has a theme with volunteer opportunities and activities related to the theme. CLICK HERE for more information. Upcoming events ...
Thurs., Oct. 28 -- VOLUNTEERISM
Friday, Oct. 29 -- EDUCATION DRUG AWARENESS DAY
Saturday, Oct. 30 -- ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Centers for Disease Control offer some tips to keep safe this Halloween.
Check out the updated Faculty Staff Page, which lists the latest employee news and provides links to a variety of employee resources. Go >
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