February 17, 2018

Save the Date: Health & Wellness Fair set for March 29

Save the date! UMW Dining Services and Human Resources will host a Health & Wellness Fair on March 29 in the University Center’s Chandler Ballroom from 3 to 6 p.m.

UMW Dining Services has many local vendors signed up to attend. HR has also invited our health/dental insurance companies, retirement vendors, Myactivehealth, CommonHealth and local banks.

This is open to all students and staff.

Look for more details in the near future!

Nutritionist to talk about Mindful Eating

Are you a mindful or mindless eater?  Come learn some tips and tricks from Lindsay Pugliese, MS, RD, LDN from Giant Food on January 23 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am in Lee Hall 412 as she presents Mindful Eating.
Lindsay will be back on February 21 from 10:00am – 11:00am in Lee Hall 412 to speak on Meal Prep 101.  She will have ideas on how to design your meals for the week, batch cook and more.
As always, Lindsay will have coupons, recipes, and samples to share.
These events are open to staff AND students.
Don’t forget to show your Eagle One ID card when you shop at Eagle Village Giant Food to save 5%.

Nutrition for Fitness Lovers

Come hear from Lindsay Pugliese, MS, RD, LDN the in house nutritionist at Giant grocery store speak on “Nutrition for Fitness Lovers” on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. in Lee Hall, Room 412.   Lindsay will give  a presentation and have coupons, food samples and more for her audience.

This event is open to all staff and students.

Don’t forget to use your EagleOne ID card at the Eagle Village Giant grocery store for a 5% discount.

Any questions please contact Jennifer Cooper (x1046 or jcooper4@umw.edu).

November Visit from Giant Food Nutritionist

Come hear from Lindsay Pugliese, the in-store nutritionist at Giant grocery store,
on Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. until noon. She will speak about Nutrition for Fitness Lovers. (Lee Hall 412)

Lindsay will have a food tasting, coupons and recipes to give out to her audience!

This is open to all UMW STUDENTS and STAFF.

Eagle Village Giant Food grocery store is offering a 5% discount to UMW staff and students. You must present your Eagle One ID card and it is valid at the Eagle Village location only.

Are you saving $17 or $34 on health insurance premiums?

Have you taken advantage of Premium Rewards with Cova Care or Cova HealthAware? You can save $17 (employee) or $34 (covered spouse) a month by completing an online health assessment – no visit to the doctor!

Have questions? Visit http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/docs/default-source/benefitsdocuments/ohb/open-enrollment-2017/pr-program-faqs-2017-2018-cova.pdf or you can directly visit www.myactivehealth.com/cova to complete or update your health assessment.

Fall Employee Luncheon is Oct. 17

Mark your calendars for the Fall Employee Luncheon! It will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Chandler Ballroom. More details to come.

Nutritionist on Campus Aug. 3 and Giant Food Discount

Lindsay Pugliese, MS, RD, LDN from Giant grocery store will be on campus on Aug. 3 to speak about 8 Steps to a Healthier Diet. Come out and hear practical tips for putting some pep in your step. The program will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in Lee Hall, room 412.

Giant Food at Eagle Village is now offering a 5% discount to UMW staff and students.  You must show your UMW Eagle one card and the discount is only at the Eagle Village location for now.

All participants will receive a small giveaway from Giant Food.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Cooper  at jcooper4@umw.edu.

Walking Challenge June 12 – July 14

Mary Wash Moves!

UMW Staff & Faculty Walking Challenge Brought to you by UMW Campus Recreation and UMW Human Resources.

Let’s show off how much Mary Wash Moves! Grab your walking shoes and get ready to rack up the steps this summer with your UMW colleagues.

How It Works: ◾Dates: June 12 – July 14 ◾Teams: Each team is created randomly and you will be given a wristband in your team color to show off your team spirit! There are six teams. ◾How to win: Log your steps walked in the official tracking document . The team color with the most steps by the end of the challenge wins! ◾Campus walking maps with step estimates will be provided on this web page soon.

Sign up here.

◾Prize: Each person on the winning team will receive 1 free personal training assessment through UMW Campus Recreation. ◾Winning team members must register for their personal training session by July 30.


UMW Employee Recognition Programs

Have you experienced excellent customer service from another employee while working on a project?  Has a co-worker gone above and beyond to help you on an assignment? The #1 Fan Program is available to all employees to reward someone for a helping hand. You do not need to be a supervisor to utilize this program. If you are a supervisor you can reward your employees with a Yellow WOW card (classified employees only) or Green WOW card (classified or wage employees only).

Please visit the Human Resources webpage for more details on these two programs and other recognition programs:  http://adminfinance.umw.edu/hr/employee-relations/employee-recognition-2/employee-recognition/

If you have any questions or suggestions for ways to recognize our UMW employees, please contact Jennifer Cooper, x1046 or jcooper4@umw.edu.


Fall Luncheon Winner of the Walmart Gift card

Sharon Neville was the lucky winner of the $100 Walmart gift card from the Oct. 18 fall luncheon.  Thank you to everyone who brought their UMW Eagle One card and had it swiped for the special giveaway!