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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Free VOYA Retirement Webcast

Are you ready to plan for retirement? VOYA is offering a free retirement webcast that will teach: The Basics of Investing for Retirement The Benefits of a Long Term Investment Plan Investment Strategies It is offered at multiple times so tha...

Willed Body Program Memorial Service

The Health Sciences Center's Willed Body Program in the Department of Medical Education has arranged its annual Memorial Service in honor of those Individuals and their families, who have donated in the past year. All faculty, staff and students are invit...

Crossing's Cafe Menu

New Happenings & Featured Items: World Station is now open 6pm – 11pm Monday through Friday!Grab a Snack Cup from Go! Make sure to download MyFitnessPal to search our menu items for Nutritional Information!!**Add Aramark before the menu item name ...

2016 Distinguished Staff Awards and Employee Picnic

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE 2016 Distinguished Staff Awards and Years of Service Ceremony Friday, May 27, 2016 ACB Room 100 10:30 a.m. Anyone attending the ceremony will be entered in a drawing for a great prize courtesy of our vendors! Immediately fol...

See Your Face on the Big Screen! Preceptor Mini-Series Auditions June 9th - Register Today!

Auditions Scheduled 6/9/16 for the next Interprofessional Preceptor Mini-Series – Register TodayThe series will examine how health professional preceptors working in interprofessional environments can enhance student learning and optimize patient care. Th...

Annual Insurance Enrollment Presentation

The Employees Retirement System (ERS) will be delivering a presentation detailing all the new changes and options for medical benefit elections effective September 1, 2016; at the TTUHSC Lubbock Campus. This is your chance to hear about the new High D...

This Week's Free Fitness Class Schedule

This week’s FREE Fitness and Meditation Class Schedule This week, WOW! is offering 5 classes. Cardio Core and More: Monday, May 23, at 5:30pm in Room 2B152. Meditation for Stress Relief: Tuesday, May 24, at 10am in Room 2C221. Meditation for Str...

Update your ERS contact information by May 31, 2016!

Life is all about change, so please remember that you might need to update your mailing addresses, emails or phone numbers online with ERS by 5 p.m. on May 31, 2016. Insuring that your contact information is updated will ensure you receive important S...

TTUHSC Blood Drive - June 7th. Be a #TTUHSCHero

TTUHSC’s Staff Senate is sponsoring a Blood Drive! Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm in 2B152. A photo ID (driver’s license, badge, etc.) or donor card is required. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Be a #TTUHSCHero and schedule yo...

New DOL Overtime Pay Rules

The Department of Labor has announced new regulations to the Fair Labor Standards Act effective December 1, 2016. There will be an impact to some TTUHSC employees concerning their exempt/nonexempt (hourly) pay status. Guidance will be given to management ...

Department of Public Health Presents: Faculty Candidate Gilbert Ramirez, DrPH, MPH

Faculty Candidate Gilbert Ramirez, DrPH, MPHTopic: “Sufficiently Stable Systematic Reviews: Fast-Tracking Evidence for Policy Decisions”Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00pm-12:45pmRoom ABSOP 2200 via TechLink, TTUHSC-AbileneRoom ACB 260D via TechLink, TTUHSC-Lu...

Identity Theft Workshop

Are you at risk for identity theft? Do you know how to protect yourself from it? Do you know what identity theft solutions will help you the most? You are invited to attend a free workshop about identity theft as part of the WoW! Financial Wellness Ser...

TTUHSC Harrington Library Closed Memorial Day

The TTUHSC Harrington Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31. Regular Library Hours are: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday 2:00...

Fidelity Retirement Account Consultant Visits

Michael Quiroga, your Fidelity Workplace Planning and Guidance Consultant, will be on the Lubbock Health Sciences Center Campus on the following dates to answer questions about your Fidelity Account. Wednesday, May 18 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Room: ACB 260B ...

Parking Lot Construction

Parking Lot E3 and Angle parking is being reconfigured to increase capacity in these two parking areas. Parking Lot D3 will also see a small amount of construction along the western edge to add some additional spaces. Construction is scheduled to begin Mo...

GIA Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Journal Club

Please join the GIA Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Journal Club for their May meeting on Tuesday, May 31st at 12 pm in GIA Conference Room 4A 125. Dr. John Lawrence will be discussing the paper: Accelerated aging of the GABAergic septohippocampal pathway a...

2016 Lubbock Heart Walk - Recruiting Team Captains

The Lubbock Heart Walk will be on October 29th this year and we are in need of team captains. Please join us for a Team Captain Kick-Off Meeting on Thursday, May 26th from 10-11 am in ACB 260K. For more information or questions, please contact Lacey Hendr...

Are you ready for ERS Summer Enrollment?

Our Summer enrollment is July 17-30, 2016. During this time, employees can make changes to their ERS insurance options. Watch for more information, and join us at the Annual Summer Enrollment Fair, July 7, 2016.

SoCRA West Texas Chapter Hot Topics

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:00 CST*TOPIC: The Dark Side of Dissemination: Traditional and Open Access versus Predatory JournalsSPEAKERS: Alyce S. Ashcraft PhD, RN, CNE, FNGNA, ANEFAssociate Dean for Research and ProfessorTTUHSC, School of NursingYondell Ma...

True Colors

Do you find it challenging to deal with certain personality types? This class will help you improve communication, problem solving and relationship building in your personal and professional life. True Colors personality style inventory will provide you w...

Minnesota Life and Securian Financial Group – new brand, same benefits

Minnesota Life – the administrator of basic, optional and dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance for the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) – has adopted the brand name of its parent comp...

2016 Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference - Building Bridges to Care

Join Us at the Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference. The theme is "Building Bridges to Care". June 20th and 21st at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas June 20th - Pre-Conference Events include half-day CHW Instructor Course wit...

ERS HealthSelect Virtual Visits

Not Feeling Well, and can’t get to the Doctor? ERS HealthSelect now offers a virtual visits service! Virtual visits can help you decide if your non-emergency condition requires an urgent care or emergency room visit. Virtual visits are not intended t...

Staff Senate Nominations are Now Open

Dear TTUHSC Staff Members,Nominations are now being accepted for Staff Senate. The nomination period will be open May 1st until May 31st.If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else with their permission, please find the nomination form in the r...

New Health Insurance Option Coming Soon

COMING SOON! NEW HEALTH INSURANCE OPTION EFFECTIVE 9/1/16! Click the Link below to find out more. You can also sign up to receive emails from ERS to keep you up to date.

Impact of reduced arterial stiffness on peripheral vascular function and mobility

Older adults wanted for Blood Vessel Function and Walking Study Men and women are needed to participate in research that will study how blood vessel function affects brain processes and walking ability in healthy older adults. A dietary supplement will be...

2016 Emergency Generator Testing

Routinely scheduled testing of the emergency generator and its components at the HSC facility in Lubbock will be performed on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 5:00am – 6:00am (see attached calendar). These tests are performed to comply with...

Fire Alarm System Upgrade in Lubbock

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Physical Plant, including the department of Planning, Design and Construction, Plant Operations and the Fire Marshals’ office, is currently performing a long-term upgrade of the Fire Alarm System at the TTU...

Meditation for Stress Relief and Increased Self-Awareness

Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. What is important is to know your limits to stress to avoid serious health effects. Every Tuesday and Thursday Elizabeth Sabet, founder of Holistic O...

Corlis Norman retiring from Office of Institutional Compliance

Corlis Norman, Billing Compliance Officer, is retiring from TTUHSC on May 31st. The Office of Institutional Compliance greatly appreciates her ten years of service to the department and 19 overall years to TTUHSC. We have all benefitted from Corlis’ kn...

2016 IPE Fall Symposium – November 4, 2016

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Preston Smith Library-Memorial Day

The Preston Smith Library will be CLOSED on Monday May 30, 2016 for Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on May 31, 2016.Have a safe and fun holiday!