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06/06/2014

Foothill Unity Center Back-to-School Drive

The Caltech community is participating in a drive in support of the Foothill Unity Center to provide back-to-school supplies for children of qualified families (low income & homeless). Drop-off boxes are in Human Resources & Keith Spalding lobbies.

Donations will be accepted from June 16th through July 15th. Suggested items are: New backpacks, 24ct crayons, single spiral notebooks, glue sticks, mechanical pencils, pencil sharpeners, 3-ring binders, filler paper (college & wide-ruled), calculators (regular & scientific), 12' rulers, and blue and black ball-point pens. Please deposit your items in the drop-off boxes Mon-Fri from 7:30am - 5:00pm. If you have questions or need more item suggestions, contact Diane Williams at 626-395-8055 or diane.williams@caltech.edu

03/07/2014

Science of Benefits - The New Realities of Life Transitions & Well-Being

Thursday, March 13, 2014
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
RAMO Auditorium
The New Realities of Life Transitions & Well-Being

A Special Presentation by Joe Coughlin, Director of MIT's AgeLab

Your Retirement Paradigm is About to Shift

As part of the Science of Benefits series, Joe Coughlin, Director of MIT's AgeLab, is coming to Caltech for a special speaker event: The New Realities of Life Transitions & Well-Being.

Named by the Wall Street Journal as one of the "12 pioneers inventing the future of retirement," Coughlin will share his insights about the future and aging. He'll explain how evolving social norms are changing the way we engage with our finances — and what to do about it to ensure optimal well-being across our lifespan.

Come hear this distinguished and engaging speaker, and learn how we will all live, work and play tomorrow.

No RSVP is needed. For details, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/caltech

 

 

02/24/2014

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will  be held Monday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 4 from 12:00pm to 6:00 p.m. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.

Benefits of Donating:

  • It feels great to donate!
  • It's something you can spare – most people have blood to spare... yet, there is still not enough to go around.
  • You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed – most people don't think they'll ever need blood, but many do.
  • You will be someone's hero – in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.

Please go to redcrossblood.org or call1-800-RED CROSS for more information.

 

02/21/2014

Red Cross Blood Drive – March 3rd and 4th

Red Cross Blood Drive – March 3rd and 4th

The Red Cross Blood Drive will  be held Monday, March 3 from 12:00p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Tuesday, March 4 from noon to 6:00pm. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.

Benefits of Donating:

  • It feels great to donate!
  • It's something you can spare – most people have blood to spare... yet, there is still not enough to go around.
  • You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed – most people don't think they'll ever need blood, but many do.
  • You will be someone's hero – in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.

Please go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS for more information.

02/21/2014

Crucial Conversations

Crucial Conversations 

Tools for Talking When Stakes are High 

If you feel stuck—in a relationship, in your career, at home, wherever—chances are a crucial conversation is   keeping you there. This training based on the New York Times bestseller introduces you to the skills you need to handle crucial conversations—conversations that occur when the stakes are high, emotions run strong, and opinions vary. 

With Crucial Conversations skills, you'll be able to…

· Prepare for high-stakes situations with a proven technique

· Transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue

· Make it safe to talk about almost  anything

· Be persuasive, not abrasive

· Improve nearly every professional and personal relationships

 

Dates:

March 20, 2014 and March 27, 2014

Time:

9am—4pm

Location:

Winnett Lounge

Fee:

$250

 

To register for the class and get more information about course content, fees, and   cancellation policy, please visit our online course catalog at http://www.hr.caltech.edu/services/professional_development  or call x3204

 

02/21/2014

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive will also be held Monday, March 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Tuesday, March 4 from noon to 6:00pm. The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be parked by Winnett Quad.

Benefits of Donating:

  • It feels great to donate!
  • It's something you can spare – most people have blood to spare... yet, there is still not enough to go around.
  • You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed – most people don't think they'll ever need blood, but many do.
  • You will be someone's hero – in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation.

Please go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS for more information.

 

02/13/2014

HR Announces Series of Benefits Workshops

The Science of Benefits Workshop Series brings experts to campus for focused presentations. Be sure to attend this season's workshops and look for free give-aways at every event!

All events are also offered at JPL; see the series flyer (PDF) for details.

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