3 Things to Start Your Week

  • Grab your breakfast and get up to speed with these three items to start your week.

    Felicia Washington
    1. Penn Names New Vice President of Human Resources
      Felicia Washington has been named Vice President of Human Resources at the University of Pennsylvania, effective September 1. She succeeds Jack Heuer, who is retiring. Since 2019, Washington has been Senior Vice President of Human Resources at the University of Southern California, where she provided leadership impacting 28,000 faculty and staff as well as 47,500 students. Read the full announcement in Penn Today.
    2. Reduce Your Student Loan Debt
      Penn’s free student loan management service has facilitated University employees erasing burdensome debt by the thousands. The program continues with another Student Loan 101 webinar on June 18 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from PeopleJoy, a financial wellness benefits organization, will discuss how to get started using the service, government updates impacting student loans, loan forgiveness, and more. Register today
    3. Grow Your Professional Skills
      If you are looking for courses to enhance your job performance, then look no further than Penn’s online competency modules in Workday Learning. The Talent Development team first launched the courses earlier this year. Now, there are 10 more modules representing four different categories for you to explore. For more information, visit the Performance Management webpage.

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