July 23, 2024

SAC News

Virginia Public Service Week: SAC’s Virginia Public Service Week event is next week!  Sign up now for volleyball. No need to sign up for Giant Jenga, Giant connect 4, or Cornhole. Just show up Tuesday, May 9, anytime between 11:30 and 1 and join the fun!  Fitness Center demos are at 11:30 (Yoga for the Office), noon (Bands & Bodyweight), 12:30 (Cycling)  http://sac.umwblogs.org/2017-virginia-public-service-week-event-sign-up/

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Sale The UMW Bookstore will be offering 15% off  a single apparel, insignia, or gift item the week of finals (May 1-6).

2017 Health & Flexible Benefits Open Enrollment May 1-15 Open Enrollment is your opportunity each year to make changes to your health care or flexible spending accounts (FSAs).   EmployeeDirect for health benefits is under construction, so you must submit an Enrollment Form for Employees to your Benefits Administrator this year for enrollment or changes.  Instructions are in Spotlight.   Remember, the deadline to enroll or make changes is the close of business on Monday, May 15, 2017.

You can view an enrollment form and other Open Enrollment materials on the DHRM website at www.dhrm.virginia.gov.  If you have any questions, contact your Benefits Administrator or send an email to openenrollment@dhrm.virginia.gov

Focus on Your Future Workshop May 10th MetLife will be in Lee Hall, Room 412, on May 10 for a workshop called “Focus on your Future.” This workshop will aid in starting or planning for a comfortable retirement. For additional information, please contact Geoffrey Marsh at gmarsh@financialguide.com

Summer Kickball League for Faculty & Staff!  Games will begin the week of May 22. All games will be held from noon until 12:45 p.m. on Ball Circle. Each team will play a minimum of one game per week for four weeks and have a minimum of eight players. Sign up as an individual, or note teammate requests on the registration form. The $10 individual registration fee can be paid online or in person at the Fitness Center.  Register here before May 8 and let’s have a fun Summer Kickball League!


May S.A.C. Meeting:  Our May meeting will be held Thursday, May 18th in Lee Hall Room 412.  We will have two guest speakers this month — Dr. Sandra Fritton, Director of Disability Resources, will give an overview of Disability Resources and students with disabilities at UMW, and Rick Pearce, VP for Admin & Finance, will present the latest budget opportunity.  There will also be opportunity for discussion and any questions you may have for either speaker. You do not have to be a member of the S.A.C to attend monthly meetings – all are welcome!


Excellent Eagle Employee Program: Nominate your co-workers, supervisor or employees for the Excellent Eagle Employee award. It’s easy! Just complete the Excellent Eagle Employee nomination form on our website. Take some time to nominate someone today! Winners get reserved parking on campus for the month.


#1 F.A.N. (Fantastic Action Noticed) In addition to the Excellent Eagle program, you can also recognize a colleague using HR’s #1 F.A.N. program. Did you experience exceptional customer service or awesome collaboration? If so, nominate the person or people involved in that experience. Complete the #1 F.A.N. form on the HR website, and your colleague will be able to choose a UMW spirit item as a token of appreciation.


Newsletter, Social Media and Other Information: You’ll find important information in SAC’s monthly newsletter. Check it out and all of the information on our website, including a list of our new members. If you’re on Twitter, be sure to follow us @UMW_S.A.C.