Employee Updates Newsletter Archive

This monthly employee newsletter provides important information and updates for all Texas A&M employees, including faculty, staff, graduate assistants and student workers. It is emailed directly to employees via their work email account listed within Workday.

Please reach out to us anytime with questions, ideas or kudos!


Current Issue:

June 2024
Open Enrollment Starts July 10, Congratulations, Leading Self and Leading Others Graduates,
Managers’ Minutes Calendar, Parking Permit Giveaway, Purpose-Driven People: Henry Clark,
Jobs for Aggies: Job Fair Aug. 28, Two-Step Into Health by June 30, Living Well Ice Skating Event, Upcoming Events, Flexible Work Arrangements, Baylor Scott & White and BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Contract Negotiations

Newsletters by Fiscal Year (FY)

  • May 2024
    Inaugural Fun Run Benefits Staff Emergency Fund, Managers' Minutes: May 30 and June 13, Compensation Change Request Deadlines, Graduate Assistant Reminders, Review Flexible Work Arrangements Annually, Living Well’s Kickball League Returns, Leading Self Program, Open Enrollment: July 10-31, Purpose-Driven People (Marina Ramirez), Upcoming Events, Two-Step Wellness Initiative, Virtual R&R Mini Retreat with Kristen Hadeed
  • April 2024
  • Field Day 2024: Celebrating Success and Team Spirit,Texas A&M Recognized as a Champion of Learning,Outdoor Adventure Day, Financial and Retirement Planning Event, Two-Step Wellness Premium Incentive, R&R Retreat with Kristen Hadeed, Managers’ Minutes: May 2 and 16 via Zoom, Take Your Leadership to the Next Level, 1095-C Electronic Election Instructions,Upcoming Events
  • March 2024
    2024 Staff and Student Excellence Awards, Catapult Health Exams, Unlock Your Leadership Potential This Summer, Build Your Own Field Day, Outdoor Adventure Day Returns, National Student Employment Week, Financial and Retirement Planning Extravaganza, Supporting Staff in Need ( Maroon & White 5k Fun Run), Upcoming Events
  • February 2024
    Common Hire Dates and Onboarding, Aggie Way Engagement Program, Gulf Coast Blood Center Blood Drive, Professional Development Special Offers, Leading Self and Leading Others, Professional Profiles in Workday, Field Day with Living Well at Texas A&M, Living Well at Texas A&M's Heart Health Community, University Fines for Food Drive, Upcoming Events 
  • January 2024
    Leading Self and Leading Others Graduates, Staff Awards and Student Employee of the Year Nominations, Employee Reminders about electronic W-2s, Register for Managers’ Minutes, Retirement Planning, Correcting Misinformation: Qatar Branch Campus, Aggie Dining Meal Plan, Dining Dollars Perks, Living Well at Texas A&M: Field Day Returns March 22, Spring 2024 Movement Schedule, Redefining Self-Care with Preston Moore, Catapult Health Exams, Featured Classes and Events
  • December 2023
    American Heart Association Recognizes Living Well at Texas A&M, Staff Awards and Student Employee of the Year Nominations, Organizational Updates: Office of the President, Employee Reminders: Texas A&M System Retirees: New Medical Plan Announced, Qualifying Life Events, Upcoming Retirement Planning Events, Taking Your Leadership Skills to the Next Level, Aggie Dining Offers Free Weekly Meal with Spring 2024 Plans, University Closed Dec. 25-29 and Jan. 1, Holiday Pay Reminder, 2023 Employee Learning Week, Off-Campus Part-Time Student Job Fair: Jan. 11, Living Well programs: BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Benefits Overview, Interim Schedule, Doctoral Education Program Application Now Open, Thank YOU
  • November 2023
    Doctoral Education Program: Spring Application Open, Customized Trainings Available,  Employee Learning Week 2023, Hiring Manager Reminders: January Hiring Offers, Spring Faculty and Graduate Assistant Appointments, Register for Managers’ Minutes, Employee Reminders: State of the University address, Required Employee Notices and Important Reminders, Free Employee Financial Consultations, Workday Profile Photos, Task Force Update, Elevate Your Leadership Skills this Spring, Living Well programs: Dec. 1 Cooking with Flora, Dec. 8 Holiday Movie Night
  • October 2023
    Input Regarding Common Hire Dates – Your Voice Matters, Tax-Deferred Accounts Maximum Contribution Timelines, Elevate Your Leadership Skills, Survey: Employee Courses by Special Offer, Managers’ Minutes: Oct. 19 & Nov. 2, Understanding Emergency Leave, Safety Dispatch, Do You Know Your Lemons webinar, Protect Yourself from Stress Workshop, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • September 2023
    Quick-Look Assessment, Employee Wellness Fair Oct. 3, Teacher Retirement System (TRS) Employee and Employer Contributions Increase in FY24, Fertility Benefit, "Ready to Retire" TRS Presentation Oct. 5, Free Employee Financial Consultations with TIAA, Pre-Retirement Counseling Workshops, How Many Fall Semesters in Aggieland?, Congrats, Summer 2023 Leading Others Graduates, Distribute Your Paycheck to Multiple Accounts, Flu Vaccine Clinics (Bryan-College Station campuses), Adobe Sign: New Service for Electronic Signatures, Opt-list Emails: Update Your Preferences, Find Your HROE Hub Professional, Introducing WebMD ONE, Know Your Lemons webinar, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • February 2023
    Field Day, Uniform Hiring Dates Now in Place, Performance Management for Staff, Enroll in Leading Self, Reminder: W-2s Now Available, Flexible Work Arrangements, Workday Public Contact Information, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • March 2023
    HROE Hub Professionals, Model My Pay Feature in Workday, Workday Navigation, New Employees Workday Onboarding Tasks, Leadership Development Informational Sessions, Financial Wellness and Planning Extravaganza April 17, Living Well programs, Field Day Registration Closes March 16, Build Your Own Field Day starts April 3, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • April 2023
    Two-Step Wellness Program Premium Incentive, Leading Self Program Available at No Cost to New Hires, Qatar Campus: VP Visit, University Awards Ceremony Livestream, SEBAC Representative Nominations, Manager’s Minutes Coming Soon, Open Enrollment: July 10 – 31, Professional Profiles in Workday, Outdoor Adventure Day Returns, Living Well prorams: Outdoor Adventure Day Returns, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • May 2023
    Outdoor Adventure Day: June 10, Common Hire Dates and Centralized Onboarding, Managers’ Minutes,Start Your Learning Journey with Leading Self!, Staff Performance Review – Deadline May 31, Coffee + Conversation with University Leaders,Free Financial Consultations this June, Open Enrollment Three-week Window, Go Mobile with Workday!, Living Well programs: Kickball is Back!, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • June 2023
    Open Enrollment Benefits Fair: July 12, 2023 Election Results: System Employee Benefits Advisory Committee (SEBAC), Opt-list Emails: Update Your Preferences, Living Well – Employee Appreciation, Living Well – Employee Appreciation, What is FMLA?, Become a Hullabaloo U Instructor, Workday Notification Preferences, Managers’ Minutes: June 29, Congrats, Spring 2023 Leading Others Graduates, Well Leader Initiative, Cool Off at the Pool, Living Well Featured Classes and Event
  • July 2023
    Open Enrollment FY24 Ends July 31, Managers’ Minutes: July 27 via Zoom, FY24 University Holiday Schedule,Update Zoom: Required by Aug.,  HROE at Sea, Elevate Your Leadership Skills, Managing Delegations in Workday, Jobs for Aggies: Job Fair Aug. 28, Living Well Programs: Your Areas of Genius Workshop, Save the Date: Employee Wellness Fair, Living Well Featured Classes and Events
  • August 2023
    Aggie Way Engagement Program Launches in Academic Units, Student Employee Job Fair, Aug. 28, Employee Wellness Fair, Oct. 3, Open Enrollment Wrap-Up, Biweekly Managers’ Minutes, Workday Assistance, Retirement Planning Events, Employment Verification, Leading Self Enrollment; Info Sessions, Aggie Dining: Faculty and Staff Meal Plans, Living Well Events, Meet Our Well Leaders, Fall Schedule Starts Aug. 2, Mental Health Resources, Living Well Featured Classes and Event