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    Current Turmoil Sparks Concern Click here for article.
                             What to Do When Markets Are Volatile
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Here are the live webinar schedules for the remainder of the year. To register for live webinars, go to www.tiaa-cref.org/ve and establish a password. Once registered, you can attend any webinar you choose.


Blending For Your Health
Please join us for a fun Healthy You program on Thursday August 27th in the Houghton Chapel Multifaith  Room from 12:30-1:30.

We know back-to-school season is crazy busy for working families with kids. You are invited to join our free webinar, Gearing Up For Back to School at 12pm EST on Thursday, August 13th. Our parenting expert will share tips, tricks and strategies for tackling the biggest back-to-school stressors working families face.

August Work/Life message, “Caught In The Middle: The New Sandwich Generation.” The related webinar, Strategies for Multigenerational Caregiving is scheduled on Tuesday, August 18th, at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., ET.  To register for the webinar, employees should log onto the website:www.allonehealtheap.com with their username and password.  You will find the current webinar offerings and links to register for each at the bottom of the home page.  We hope you and your employees find the information useful and interesting!


Reward YouClick here for an overview of the FY 2015-2016 Salary Increase/Merit Bonus Program for administrative staff.

Develop You: For more information about our performance management program, go to our Develop You page.

Especially for Administrative Employees. For the 2015 Summer Hour Policy and 2015/2016 Schedules/Time Off Information for Academic Year Appointments, see page 9 of the April Illuminator
Healthy You incentive cards will be mailed to homes the week  of August 24th, to all those who completed their activities - Enjoy!


July 2015 -- WellConnected Newsletter. This issue covers the effect of e-cigarettes on health, the benefits of farmers markets, pesticides and produce and tips for being active outdoors during the summer.

Read about Our 2015 Healthy You and Prosperous You Programs

Wellesley College received
Boston Business Journal's Healthiest Employer Award!
Click here to read the article.


We just completed another extremely successful Active You Walking Challenge! Go to the Active You page for photos.

As of July 1, 2015, you'll see two new benefits under our Prosperous You program for faculty and administrative employees*:
  • A Roth option to the 403(b) Retirement Program and
  • A TIAA mortgage discount program available through TIAA Direct.

See the Prosperous You page for more information about these benefits.

 *The collective bargaining agreements require that new benefit programs be negotiated. Accordingly, extension of the Roth and mortgage benefits to bargaining unit employees will depend upon the outcome of those negotiations.

Read the latest Employee Assistance Program (EAP) newsletter: Summer 2015 Lifelines Newsletter.