Month: October 2020

10/20 Virtual Work/Life Expo Event Information

  Please join us for the virtual Work/Life Expo on Tuesday, October 20th from 10am-1pm held in Microsoft Teams. Various internal and external vendors will be available representing many areas of work and life – health and wellness, finances, family, personal and professional development, and more. Join in on the treasure hunt to be eligible for door prizes! Find […]

Reminder: DCAP Open Enrollment

  The Dependent Care Assistance Program, DCAP, is a flexible spending account (FSA) which offers significant tax advantages in helping you pay for qualified dependent care expenses. Progressive Benefit Solutions (PBS) is the State’s third party administrator for DCAP, and can be reached at 866-906-8023. All participants, including current DCAP participants, must either enroll/re-enroll online or submit […]

Reminder: MEDFLEX Open Enrollment

  MEDFLEX is a benefit that provides a tax-free way to pay out-of-pocket medical care expenses (between $520 and $2,750) not covered by our State health and dental plans. This will allow you to save money on the cost of these products and services. Progressive Benefit Solutions (PBS) is the State’s third party administrator for MEDFLEX.  All […]

Community Outreach – Fall Dialogue

I am reaching out to share details about the first Fall dialogue hosted by Community Outreach’s Dialogues initiatives. The livestream event will take place on Friday, October 23rd at 3:30 pm EST. Dr. Suni D’Chuna of the Charter Oak Health Center, will be discussing the prevalence of racial injustices in the healthcare field today that […]

UConn Bakery Opens Online Stores

  The UConn Bakery (Not Just Desserts) has launched two online stores on the UConn Dining Services website. One store is for the bakery’s standard cakes and baked goods and the other store is for the annual Thanksgiving Pie & Baked Goods sale. Items in the Bakery online store include: birthday/occasion cakes (10”, half sheet & […]

UConn Mindfulness Club – All Welcome to Join

  UConn Mindfulness Club invites students and other members of the UConn community to join their meetings, held weekly on Tuesdays from 7-8pm on Zoom. Permanent Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92098488495?pwd=MGdxaThpeEl2YjJIWVVmZWhra3oydz09 Meeting ID: 920 9848 8495 Passcode: mindful For more information, contact: UConn Mindfulness Club at UConnMindfulnessClub@gmail.com  

Daily Well-Being Practice

  The below session will be offered Tuesday through Friday starting Tuesday October 13th, as part of our National Work & Family Month events in October. Take a quick 15-minute wellness break with Blanche Serban Registered Yoga Trainer through the Yoga Alliance, and Yoga Trainer at the UConn Hawley Armory Fitness & Wellness Center. Sessions will include […]

Follow Human Resources on Social Media

  With the fall semester well underway, don’t forget to follow Human Resources on social media. We have launched our Twitter and Instagram accounts where we will offer valuable information about Work/Life events and best practices, employee benefits, and important workplace information on COVID-19, as well as videos and articles about other HR related topics. Please take a moment to […]