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Oct
18
2021
Family Movie Night
The Baylor Faculty and Staff Family Movie Night is happening THIS SATURDAY (Oct. 23) at McLane Stadium! Enjoy FREE food from various food trucks, activities/games, fellowship, and watch the Academy Awarding Disney PixarŽ Coco movie together on the jumbotron as an appreciation from the University for all that you do for the Baylor Family. Sign up to enjoy food & fellowship with your Baylor Family!
Oct
17
2021
2022 Benefits Open Enrollment
Baylor's 2022 Benefits Open Enrollment period begins Oct. 19 and ends Nov. 2. This is your once a year opportunity to make changes to your insurance benefits. Log into Benefitfocus and make your 2022 benefit elections today!
Oct
16
2021
UPDATE: COVID-19 Info for Faculty & Staff
Beginning Monday, October 18, Baylor has transitioned from required twice-weekly COVID-19 testing to required once-weekly testing for students, faculty and staff who are not exempt from the testing requirements. As a reminder, exemption from weekly testing is given to faculty and staff who are fully vaccinated, have had a documented, positive COVID-19 diagnosis within the past 180 days, or are working remotely. The University will continue to re-evaluate the testing requirement. Learn more!
Oct
15
2021
#BearAware Cybersecurity Awareness Training
To raise awareness during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Baylor has contracted with The SANS Institute to provide training on best practices in cybersecurity. Log in to Ignite, select the Learning tile, locate the "Cybersecurity Awareness Training" course, and get started on the sessions. Each training module is only a few minutes long, and you are not required to complete them all in one sitting. The course must be completed by Friday, Nov. 5. Do Your Part, Bears #BeCyberSmart.
Oct
14
2021
Goals Module Now Available
The Goals module for staff is open in Ignite and you can now add your goals into the system. This will allow you to document, track, and update your goals within Ignite. Learn more!
Oct
14
2021
Professional and Leadership Development
Professional and leadership development courses are available through HR. Courses offered this fall include, Crucial Conversations, The Power of Habit, Leading Great Meetings, Making Your One-on-One Meetings Matter, Setting and Managing Goals, and more. Register today!
Oct
13
2021
What Browser Are You Using?
Ignite will no longer support Internet Explorer. It is recommended that you use Microsoft Edge as the default browser. Oracle also recommends Google Chrome, Apple Safari, or Mozilla Firefox. Learn more.
Oct
12
2021
LEAD Program Mentors Needed
The Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) program is looking for mentors starting immediately. LEAD is a business and education program through the Waco Chamber that connects local high school students with business leaders to foster mentoring relationships that educate and expose students to various business fields and educational opportunities in the Greater Waco area. Learn More!
Oct
11
2021
Treat Night!
Join the Baylor Family at this year's Treat Night on October 26, 2021 from 6:30pm till 8:00pm. Please bring your Baylor ID and a canned good or $1 donation per child for entry. Please contact the Residence Hall Association at rha_cll@baylor.edu for questions or concerns.
Oct
10
2021
United Way Campaign
Join the Baylor Family in supporting the United Way Campaign. Learn more about United Way and this year's donation challenges and weekly raffles at www.baylor.edu/hr/unitedway.
Oct
9
2021
Vanguard Offers Baylor Bright Scholarship Opportunity
Vanguard College Preparatory School offers the "Bright" Full Scholarship opportunity to children of full-time Baylor faculty and staff. The Bright Scholarship is for a rising 7th-grade student. Contact Chelsa_Ressetar@vanguard.org for more info.
Oct
4
2021
Faculty of Color Welcome Reception
Help us welcome our new faculty of color, build community across all disciplines, and celebrate this year’s Diversity Enhancement Award winner. Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 3:00pm till 5:00pm. Register today!
Oct
3
2021
Faculty/Staff Football Game Discount
Baylor Athletics has a special offer for University faculty and staff to attend Saturday's home football game against West Virginia. With the code CHAMPIONS, you can buy $10 stadium tickets or $5 berm tickets. There's also a tailgate. Learn more and buy your tickets today!
Oct
1
2021
BFSA Fellowship & News
The Black Faculty and Staff Association held its Fall Kick-off event on September 22, in Truett's Great Piper Hall. This event marked the first in-person gathering for BFSA since early 2020. BFSA will hold its Fall Business Meeting on October 6 for members. To learn more about BFSA, view a list of upcoming events, or to join their membership, please visit www.baylor.edu/BFSA.
Sep
27
2021
Employee Assistance Program
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers free and confidential resources, assessments, counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to full time faculty and staff employees to support their personal and professional life. Learn more!
Sep
26
2021
Catapult Health’s Virtual Checkup
All members of the Baylor Group Health Plan are invited to benefit from this convenient health checkup. Everything will be sent to you, and you will review your results with a board-certified Nurse Practitioner via virtual consultation
Sep
26
2021
September BaylorPLUS Salute Nominees
See which of your peers have been nominated for their "above and beyond" service in September! Salutes may be submitted by colleagues, students, or parents throughout the year. Nominate someone today!
Sep
25
2021
Fitness, Training, and Nutrition Offerings
Did you know you have access to fitness classes, nutrition advisement, and personal training programs? Learn more and register today!
Sep
24
2021
Register today for a Flu Shot!
Passport Health will administer flu shots for ALL faculty, staff and students throughout the month of September. Register today!
Sep
23
2021
Mental Health First Aid Class
Register to learn the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems, including the following: Depression, Anxiety/Trauma, Psychosis, Substance Use Disorders, and Self-Injury. Sign up today!
Sep
22
2021
New on RightNow Media
7 Day Experiment is a practical guide to John C. Maxwell's 30-Day Journey to give you practical actions to try during your day to live a life of intentionality. From "Serving Your Family First" to "Surprising People with How Much They Matter," this 7 day video series will help you kick start your life of intentionality.
Sep
21
2021
Departmental Prayer
The University Chaplain's office is available to lead times of prayer for any department or group of staff and faculty. Please call 254.710.3517 to schedule.
Sep
20
2021
Fall 2021 COVID-19 Guidance for Faculty & Staff
Please review the updated Fall 2021 COVID-19 guidance for Faculty & Staff; including twice-weekly testing for unvaccinated.
Sep
20
2021
LinkedIn Learning
Now is the perfect time to upgrade your skills through LinkedIn Learning which is FREE to all Baylor Faculty and Staff.
Sep
19
2021
Fall Staff Meeting
Save the date to virtually join us on September 28 at 11:30am for Baylor's 2021 Fall Staff Meeting through Zoom. Join your colleagues as we celebrate your hard work and to hear from President Livingstone, Baylor Human Resources, Staff Council, BFSA, United Way, Baylor COVID Team, and more. It's a great day to be a Bear!
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