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Resources & News
September 2012

Featured News

The Year Ahead

Wonder where the summer went?   Me, too.  But here we are, a couple of weeks into the new school year already.  As I look back on the summer past, I’m pretty happy with the planning my areas have done for the coming year – and years beyond.

In that regard, I thought it might be timely to mention a few of the kinds of things the Office of Human Resources will undertake this new academic year. Click Here to read more.

PeopleAdmin is now Available for Faculty Hiring

Click Here to learn more about the transition as well as all of the advantages the PeopleAdmin has to offer.

Zipcar is Here!

Faculty, Staff and Students at WCUPA age 18+ can now have wheels with no strings attached. Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing service, is now on campus. With Zipcar, members can reserve self-service, on-demand cars by the hour or day, 24/7. Click Here to learn more about the program and how to sign up.

West Nile Virus

The West Nile virus has been found nearby, but no one has been diagnosed with the disease.  Click Here to learn more about West Nile virus including ways to prevent and diagnose the disease.

Wheel of Wellness (W.O.W)

Man and Child
Introducing the Wheel of Wellness! The Wheel of Wellness contains valuable information related to your every day well being. Each month, we will be adding information related to various topics such as finances, mental wellness, physical fitness, career management and more!

Click Here to see the schedule of topics and to access this month's information on economic times!

H3N2v (New Swine Flu Strain) Factsheet

Click Here to the read about the H3N2v flu strain including what it is, how it spreads and ways to prevent getting infected.

"Sharks, Carps and Dolphins!"

Anita Foeman
"Sharks, Carps, and Dolphins!" In this 20 minute interview, LISTEN to Dr. Anita Foeman, WCU Professor of Communication Studies, explain how we can best assess, adapt, and all play nice in the fish bowl. Want to learn more on how you can be a guest on WCU Excellence Radio? E-mail mnece@wcupa.edu.

Take a Trip Back in WCU History with Phil Tripp

On August 4th, Phil Tripp retired from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with over two decades of service, but not without leaving yet another legacy--a nine minute tour of interesting facts, places, and memories about what a great place WCU was, is, and will continue to be in the future. Click here to view the video.

Bereavement Announcements

In Memory of
In the event a current/retired employee passes away, please notify the Office of Human Resources by submitting the attached form so that a campus-wide announcement can be made.

While we cannot accommodate the announcement of all of our current employee’s losses (i.e., mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, etc.), we would still like to be notified of such losses so that we can send our condolences.  When you are aware of such occurrences, please notify the HR Office.

You Pick. We Facilitate.

Is there something that you like in this catalog, but you don't have an experienced facilitator to run it for your team?  Now you do!  Pick, purchase, and we'll facilitate it for you.  Please contact mnece@wcupa.edu prior to purchasing so we can plan together for your success!

Monthly Learning E-zine and Electronic Wellness

CLICK to access your monthly learning e-zine that includes…

  • Zumba and Tai Chi Exercise Programs
  • Seven Learning Opportunities
  • Administrative Assistants Conference
  • An Opportunity for You to be on Video or Radio
  • Easy Ways to Earn 70 Healthy U Points (for managers, faculty, coaches, nurses, officers)
  • …and More!

CLICK to access all 2012-2013 learning opportunities for all WCU employees.  (Electronic wellness opportunities are open to employee’s partners who desire to gain 70 points through Highmark’s Healthy U program.)

Upcoming Campus Activities

Click here to view upcoming campus activities.

SEAP Article: "Manage Your Work Stress"


Any partnership can have bad times. "Manage Your Work Stress" provides tips for reducing the effects of stress and getting through the daily ground.
Click Here for more information about our SEAP Program.



Employee Spotlight

Employees on the Move

Click Here to see the latest new hires, transfers and retirements at WCU!

Good News around WCU

Review our Good News Page to learn about exciting employee happenings and to find out how to submit your good news. Read Full Story

Employees at a Glance

Click Here to see this month's employee photo gallery.

If you have a photo you would like to submit to appear in a future photo gallery, Click Here to submit it.

Gone, but not Forgotten

In memory of past and current employees we have recently lost. View the List
Click Here to submit your good news, photos, campus activities and more for inclusion in a future bulletin




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