Category Archives: News and Announcements

Wanted: Staff and Faculty Eco-Reps

The Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps Program is a peer education program that provides the tools to improve the environmental sustainability of Penn offices and labs. Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps work with campus stakeholders and within their departments and offices to develop educational events, activities, … Continue reading

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Bike Commuter Expense Reimbursement Program

Have you filed your Tax Year 2018 reimbursement yet? The filing period lasts from Jan 1 to Feb 28, 2019. Program open to full-time benefits-eligible faculty and staff who commute greater than 50% per month. Visit http://www.upenn.edu/biking for more information.

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2017-2018 Report of the Office of the Ombuds

The 2017-2018 Report of the Ombuds is now available now. Click here to read it now.  The purpose of the Office of the Ombuds is to help members of the Penn community who are experiencing problems or conflict related to … Continue reading

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Financial Wellness Resources

In November, PPSA partnered with Penn HR to present a session on Financial Resources available to employees. We thank all participants for attending this session. The presentation used by the presenters is included here as a resource for you. We … Continue reading

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Free Faculty and Staff Group Exercise Classes

Go to the HR QOWL Events Registration page to look for a variety of free Pottruck Health & Fitness Center group fitness class offerings, including Gentle Yoga, Zumba, Body Pump, Spinning, and more! To register for all wellness opportunities, visit … Continue reading

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Dear Faculty and Staff – Thank You!

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Chats with Jack: 2018-2019

Jack Heuer, Ed.D., Vice President of Human Resources, along with PPSA, is continuing a program for monthly-paid employees. Chats with Jack, a small group discussions platform, began late March 2016. Three to four staff members are invited to meet with the Vice … Continue reading

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Penn Employee Solution Center

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PPSA Book Club

PPSA is happy to continue our popular initiative: the PPSA Book Club! Learn more, and sign up for updates here…

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Penn HR Guide to Managing Life Events

Penn HR has created an extremely helpful resource for staff for managing life events. This resource was featured in the PPSA September Event titled ‘Parenting Up and Down’. You can access the guide online atĀ www.hr.upenn.edu/life-event-guide

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