Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Human Resource Services II: November health & wellness newsletters; two new employees and a title change

November health and wellness newsletters:

Check out the November Employee Wellness newsletter.

Check out the November issue of Balance, the newsletter of APS Healthcare.

Human Resource Services regularly shares information provided to us by recognized organizations that promote health and wellness. In addition, Whitworth offers an employee assistance program for benefits-eligible employees and their household members. The program provides professional support services to help you and your household members with personal and career-related concerns.

Services are confidential and accessible 24 hours a day at no out-of-pocket cost. To speak with an EAP professional or to schedule an appointment, please call 800.999.1077. A link to the Employee Assistance Program website is available on the Whitworth Human Resource Services page. To access the EAP website, please use the company code EAPNOW.

Announcing two new employees and an employee title change:

Name: Isamu Jordan

Job title: Interim Coordinator

Department: Intercultural Student Programs

“Isamu brings to our campus a strong Spokane community connection developed through his many years as a journalist with The Spokesman-Review. He has worked with our Whitworth students in the past through supporting area-wide music, spoken word, and multiple entertainment venues. He is passionate about serving Spokane youth and is a popular public speaker in our Spokane school district.” Esther Louie, primary seeker

Name: Nichole Bogarosh

Job title: Academic Evaluator

Department: Registrar’s Office

Whitworth alumna: 2006

“We’re pleased to have Nichole join our staff. She is a Whitworth graduate and has experience as a graduate admissions program specialist at Gonzaga. Because of her knowledge of Whitworth and of transfer credit, she will be a great asset to the Registrar’s Office.” Bev Kleeman, primary seeker

Name: Dolores Humiston

Former title: Director for Human Resource Services

New title: Associate Vice President for Human Resource Services

Year of employment: 2003

“Dolores Humiston’s title has been changed from director of human resource services to associate vice president for human resource services. While there are no changes in her responsibilities or status, this title more adequately reflects the level and scope of her duties.” Brian Benzel