August 12, 2022

Supervisor Reminder from Human Resources

Supervisor Reminder:

Green and Yellow Wow cards are STILL available to recognize your staff – make sure the reasons for awarding the recognition agree with Division Guidelines.

If you need information on other recognition programs that are available please visit The Employee Recognition Programs page.

Contact Jennifer Cooper (jcooper4@umw.edu or x1046) with any questions.

 

Patient First and Anthem Members

Patient First and Anthem Members:

Patient First has notified existing patients with Anthem coverage that it will no longer accept NEW patients who are Anthem members effective Feb. 2, 2016.  This includes members in the state COVA Care and COVA HDHP plans. Existing Patient First patients would not be affected by the change.  Anthem and Patient First continue negotiations. We will let you know when we receive any updated information.

Please refer employees who have questions to Anthem at 1-800-552-2682.

 

News from HR

Visit our What’s New Page for December Service Award recipients, COVA Care and Cova Healthaware Premium rewards, state employee discounts and more!

Winner for November HR Fitness Challenge

Congratulations to Caitlin DeMarco, library assistant at UMW’s Stafford campus, for being the winner of the November HR fitness challenge! She earned a FitBit Flex for all her lunchtime workouts.

FitBit Flex Challenge from Human Resources

Want to win a Fitbit Flex wireless wrist band? For the month of November, keep track of every workout (fitness center/gym, walking, running, etc.) that you do here on your Lunch Break (days off, weekends, Thanksgiving break days do NOT count).

Need exercise ideas? Visit: http://www.commonhealth.virginia.gov/commonhealthvirginia.htm

Log your total number of lunchtime workouts  by 5 p.m. on Nov. 30. The employee with the most workouts will win a Fitbit Flex! In the event of a tie, a drawing will be held. The winner will be announced on Dec. 1. (Note: The Fitbit Flex is taxable and valued at $79.99).

Be on the lookout for another challenge in early 2016 to win another Fitbit Flex wireless wrist band!
Any questions contact jcooper4@umw.edu or tlockhar@umw.edu.

New Smart Watch/Activity Tracker Challenge from Human Resources

Want to win a Smart Watch/Activity Tracker? For the month of November, keep track of every workout (fitness center/gym, walking, running, etc.) that you do here on your Lunch Break (days off, weekends, Thanksgiving break days do NOT count).

Need exercise ideas? Visit: http://www.commonhealth.virginia.gov/commonhealthvirginia.htm

Log your total number of lunchtime workouts by 5 p.m. on Nov. 30.  The employee with the most workouts will win a Smart Watch/Activity Tracker!  In the event of a tie, a drawing will be held.  The winner will be announced on Dec. 1. (Note: The Smart Watch/Activity Tracker is taxable.)

Be on the look out for more challenges to win Smart Watch/Activity Trackers!

Any questions? Contact jcooper4@umw.edu or tlockhar@umw.edu.

 

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Free Parking at Virginia State Parks for the Month of October

As a gift to you for Moving It, Virginia, CommonHealth has partnered with Virginia State Parks to bring you FREE Parking at all Virginia State Parks for the month of October! Must show a valid Virginia State Employment ID.

Employee Fall Luncheon, Oct. 13

Save the date! The fall employee luncheon is set for Tuesday, Oct. 13 from  11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Chandler Ballroom. Come ready to eat lunch, win prizes and hear about what’s new on campus!  Wear your UMW spirit wear for extra tickets.  Don’t have any UMW spirit wear or would like something new?
Staff Appreciation Sale at the Bookstore:

15 percent off regularly priced UMW clothing or insignia.

Monday, Oct. 12, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Tuesday, Oct. 13, 8 a.m. – 10:30 am and 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

*Please note special store hours on Tuesday

Fall Employee Luncheon, Oct. 13

All UMW staff are invited to the University Center on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for the Fall Employee Luncheon.  Come hear what is new on campus, win fabulous prizes purchased from the Bookstore and prizes donated by The Department of Theatre and Dance,  UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, The President’s Office,  James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library and Kalnen Inn.  Representatives from CVC, Commonhealth, NY Life and Washington National will be available in the lobby at 1 p.m. for questions.

If you have questions or need accommodations please contact Jennifer Cooper (jcooper4@umw.edu) or Terri Arthur (tlockhar@umw.edu).

March Human Resources News

Visit UMW Human Resources’ What’s New page to see this month’s service award recipients, upcoming professional development opportunities and seminars, state discounts and information on individual counseling sessions with Fidelity.