Category: HR News

Exercise and Nutrition Wellness Programs Offered

Emerson College offers several ongoing programs to staff and faculty focusing on exercise and nutrition. EmersonWalks is a fun opportunity to join your colleagues for a 45-minute walk on Thursdays during the spring, summer, and fall. The alternating routes include…

Walking Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery on Friday

There is still room on the guided walking tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery on Friday, June 30, which Emerson Walks is hosting. The cemetery is known for the beauty of its natural surroundings, so this tour will be a great…

Wellness Programs for Meditation and Resilience

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This year, Emerson Human Resources introduced two new wellness programs for staff and faculty. Journey Meditation is a weekly guided meditation program to help you reduce stress; improve productivity; and live a happier, healthier life. On Tuesdays at noon, Journey…

HR Compliance Update: Reporting Concerns

Emerson College has a number of policies and procedures for handling concerns and complaints from members of our College community. The College encourages its community members to attempt to resolve matters through established channels whenever possible. As a secondary reporting mechanism, or…

Explore Workshop on April 29

Human Resources is offering the Explore Workshop on Saturday, April 29, 9:00 am–12:30 pm in the Charles Beard Room. The Explore Workshop is designed to assist employees with transitioning through opportunities or challenges associated with life’s differing stages and the…

Pam Bonnell Joins HR Department

Pam Bonnell is a new face in Human Resources. She is our new director of staff and organizational development and is beyond excited to be at Emerson. She began her service in January and she has quickly immersed herself in…

Upcoming Wellness at Emerson Programs

  HR’s Wellness at Emerson initiative is offering two upcoming programs: Sugar vs. Sugar Substitutes February 27, 2017 Noon Charles Beard Room Little Building Sugar sure tastes good, but is it really as unhealthy as the media would make it…

Visit HR Outpost at Its Old Location

Since HR’s relocation to 20 Park Plaza, the department has encountered some difficulties in being easily accessible to everyone on campus. To remedy that, HR representatives will be in residence in the old HR office in the Transportation Building, Monday–Friday,…

October Wellness at Emerson Programs

Taking Care of Aging Parents: Wednesday, October 5, 12:00 pm For individuals facing the difficult situation of caring for their parents, the decisions seem endless. This seminar, provided by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, will help establish goals for your elderly…

Staff and Faculty Visit the Arnold Arboretum

Human Resources hosted a trip to the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain on June 10, as part of its Emerson Walks initiative. A group of staff and faculty were led on a guided walking tour through a section of the Arboretum.…

Plant-Based Eating Seminar on May 11

Plant-Based Eating Made Easy and Tasty A plant-based eating style helps lower your risk of many diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, and high-blood pressure. This seminar, provided by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, will be held on Wednesday,…

Home Buying Workshop on April 13

At this home buying workshop, held on Wednesday, April 13, at 12:00 pm, a representative from The Mortgage Network will discuss the climate of the current real estate market, the mortgage process including how and why to get pre-approved, and…

Pre-retirement Seminars Start on March 29

An upcoming Wellness at Emerson program on pre-retirement planning starts on March 29. Discover Harvard Pilgrim’s Celebrating 65 Program, which can help you take a proactive approach to retirement and plan for a healthy future. It’s never too early to start…

Upcoming Wellness at Emerson Programs

Yoga for Beginners Program As part of Wellness at Emerson for 2016, Human Resources is offering a five-session yoga program for faculty and staff members. This program is geared to employees new to yoga, but employees with prior yoga experience…

Stress Management Workshop Next Week

Human Resources is offering a workshop on everyday stress management for staff and faculty on Tuesday, November 17, 12:00– 1:00 pm. This workshop will provide guidance on learning to manage stress effectively for maintaining health and well-being. Participants will learn…

Ergonomics for Everyone Workshop

Human Resources is offering an Ergonomics for Everyone Workshop for staff and faculty on Friday, October 2, 12:00–1:00 pm, in the Human Resources Training Room (Transportation Building, 8 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor). This session teaches participants how to reduce strain…

Upcoming Wellness Programs

Human Resources is kicking off the new academic year with several wellness programs. All staff, faculty, and temporary employees are welcome to attend these events. Registration for the events is required. To register, or for any questions related to our…

Upcoming Program on Tuition Assistance Programs

HR is sponsoring a program called “Understanding Emerson’s Tuition Assistance Programs (Tuition Remission and Tuition Exchange Programs)” on Thursday, September 10, at 4:00 pm in the Human Resources Training Room, second floor, Transportation Building. This program will provide eligible staff…

Staff and Faculty Visit Garden in the Woods

As part of its Wellness at Emerson program, HR sponsored a trip to Garden in the Woods in Framingham, Massachusetts, on June 12. Staff and faculty took an hour-long guided tour through part of the garden’s 45 acres. For information on…