Month: March 2019

Long Term Care Enrollment Period

State of Connecticut employees are eligible for Long Term Care Insurance  Active employees age 65 and under working 17.5 hours or more per week are eligible to apply with Simplified Underwriting (answer only 9 health questions) for a limited time during this enrollment period! SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFIT OFFERING: Connecticut Partnership Long-Term Care Insurance [LTCi] from Transamerica Life […]

UCPEA Classification System

Dear Colleagues, I write to provide a long-awaited update on the UCPEA Classification Project and to share a timeline on next steps. The current UCPEA classification system has been in place for more than thirty years, and it has contributed to the development of a professional workforce that is one of the pillars of the […]

Spirit Awards Reception & Finalists

All faculty and staff are invited to join President Herbst as we announce the winners of the 2019 UConn Spirit Awards: Thursday, March 28 12 – 1:15pm (program begins at 12:15pm) Great Hall, Alumni Center, Storrs Light lunch served. Finalists include: Rising Star Sarah Aggarwala, Student Health Services Helena DeBald, First Year Programs and Learning […]

UCPEA Evaluation Training for Supervisors

ATTENTION SUPERVISORS OF UCPEA EMPLOYEES: This year’s annual performance evaluation training for supervisors of employees covered by the UCPEA bargaining unit is scheduled for March 18, 2019 and March 21, 2019. The training is a joint labor-management effort that outlines the current performance evaluation process. If you are new to this process, we encourage you […]

Charles Holmes-Hope Wins Awards

Charles Holmes-Hope, Associate Director of Residence Education, received the James A. Hurd Award for 2019. The ACUHO-1 highlights the service and accomplishments of professionals who have worked to strengthen the Association and the campus housing profession as a whole. Charles also received the 2018 ACUHO-I Presidential Service Award (highest honor the association can bestow). Congratulations […]

PageUp: Applicant Recruitment and Onboarding

Human Resources recently signed a contract with PageUp, a cloud-based applicant tracking system with recruitment and onboarding modules. We anticipate that PageUp will launch in fall 2019, becoming the University’s single recruitment and onboarding system. UConn’s PageUp system will incorporate both regular and special payrolls, improve the applicant experience with enhanced mobile capability, and introduce […]

UCPEA Scholarship

The application deadline for two UCPEA scholarships is Friday, April 26, 2019. The $1,000 UCPEA/Sandy Schulte Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who will be a full-time matriculating college student in 2019-20 and is a dependent of an UCPEA member. A $1,000 Austin Leadership Scholarship is awarded to a UConn student who […]

Welcome Darin Leigh, UConn Recreation

Darin Leigh joined the UConn Recreation team on March 1st as the Associate Director of Operations and Facilities.  He spent the previous nine years at Western Michigan University and most recently served as the Associate Director of Recreation Programs and Facilities.  Prior to his time at WMU, Darin interned with UConn Recreation from 2008-2010 assisting […]