Category Archives: Human Resources

Retirement Workshop for Employees Considering Retirement in Next Two Years

In retirement, it’s important that your investment portfolio keeps working in order to help your money last – and that means you need to stay active in managing it.  Join Fidelity for a complimentary workshop where you will learn ways to successfully transition from saving for retirement to spending in [...]

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Tracker Enhancements in the Evolve Wellness System

Evolve Wellness is pleased to announce a number of enhancements to the physical activity, weight, and nutrition trackers. In particular, it is now easier to manage multiple entries for the same date.
These changes include:

Every submitted entry for a given date is now saved as a separate row in the View/Edit [...]

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Retiree Wayne Conner To Be Honored at the 24th Annual Employee Recognition Banquet

Wayne Conner began his career at Washington and Lee University as an employee in the Print Shop in January 1969 after serving two years in the US Army.
At the time, the print shop was a larger operation than it is today. A staff of 15 printed the Alumni Magazine, Ring-Tum-Phi [...]

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Ask Amy: Directory Preference

Q. I am a faculty member and noticed that my mid-term grade report had me listed as “Mrs.” instead of “Dr.” or “Professor.” Where does the prefix come from and can I change it?
A. In most cases we use the information that you provided to us when you first came [...]

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Curious about Yoga?

Come and try this wellness based class, geared for ANY level, age, fitness level, or body type. The mission of Reach Out Rockbridge is to make yoga accessible and affordable to everyone, in order to optimize personal and community wellness.
Where: Lylburn Downing Community Center
When: Saturdays 10-11:15 AM starting April 5th
Cost: All donation based – [...]

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Eldercare Tip of the Month

Rites of Spring: Clean House, Clear Mind
Ah, spring cleaning. The price we pay for the joys of warmer weather. As we revel in the blossoms adorning newly-revived shrubs and limbs, the indoor clutter we’ve accumulated over the winter months somehow feels less cozy, more confining. Time to put away, give [...]

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April 2014 Travel and Entertainment Savings

A Six Flags Spring
 Get outside and experience the thrills and chills at all Six Flags locations nationwide! And when you do you’ll not only experience the nation’s most thrilling roller coasters you’ll experience incredible savings too, up to 40%! If your Six Flags adventure has you traveling this spring make [...]

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Register for Developing Your Influencing Style, Part II

Ken Redick of Carilion EAP will present a follow-up program on Monday, April 7, 2014 from 1:30-3:30PM in Hillel Multipurpose Room.
This program will expand on the program he delivered during Staff Development Week entitled, Developing Your Influencing Style. The session will offer more information on how to better understand and [...]

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Get Moving and Walk for a Good Cause

Since the next Wellness Challenge encourages you to walk 30 miles in 30 days starting on April 14, 2014, Human Resources want to make sure you have as many chances to walk as possible! One great way to increase your exercise is to have an exercise buddy or join group [...]

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Discounted Tickets for the Blue Ridge Music Festival

Good news for W&L employees!
The Salem Civic Center is pleased to offer a discount again this year for faculty, staff, and students for the Blue Ridge Music Festival on May 31, 2014, at the Salem Stadium.
This festival features Brantley Gilbert, Travis Tritt, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee and many more! The festival starts [...]

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