April 29, 2020 Bi-Weekly Update



Sent to all campus employees on 4/29/20 at  4:09 p.m.


General Updates 


Key Leadership Searches

The search for Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs is moving forward. Please visit the Key Leadership Search site for more information and open forum schedules.


University Awards Program

Today we celebrated our fellow Titans at a virtual edition of the University Awards Program. If you missed the live show, you can tune in via YouTube here: http://titancom.fullerton.edu/ttvspecials.phpOpens in new window . You can also download an online event program on our website


Contracted CSU Plan Vendor Resources for Employees Impacted by COVID-19

CSU employees and their family members who are impacted by the COVID-19 may be eligible to receive one or more benefits from CSU plan vendors. For a list of benefits, visit our bi-weekly updates website .


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Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs (DIEP)


Keep an eye out for the DIEP Summer Newsletter

The summer edition of the DIEP newsletter will be sent to campus in May and will include professional training opportunities through the summer months along with tips and tricks for teleworking. We will return in the fall with more professional development and engagement opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year.


Professional Development Topic Survey

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Programs is invested in providing relevant and engaging professional and personal development opportunities for our campus. In an effort to achieve this goal, we are seeking feedback from staff on professional development topics that will be both useful and interesting. Please complete this brief surveyOpens in new window to help us plan workshops and other learning opportunities in the 2020-2021 academic year.




Total Wellness 


Total Wellness Zoom Sessions –

Please join the Total Wellness Team on the Total Wellness Z-Cam. We have exciting events planned for you. All Zoom broadcasts have a limit of 250 viewers, so log on early. 


Desk Yoga- Namaste Titan family. Back by popular demand, join us again for desk yoga every Friday, May 1 through May 22 at 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm. This segment will help reduce tension and improve your concentration and ability to focus so that you can return to your tasks feeling refreshed. Click here to join the weekly Zoom broadcast.Opens in new window


Retirement Savings- CalHR Savings Plus 401k/457 Retirement Specialist, will be hosting an educational webinar on various topics regarding your 401k/457 retirement plan on Tuesday, May 12th from 1:00-2:00pm.

Join via: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/787562381Opens in new window or dial in at (224) 501-3412. Access code: 787-562-381. Topics covered will include:

  • What is Savings Plus and why does it matter to state employees
  • Difference between 401k and 457 plan options offered
  • Difference between a Pre-tax versus After-tax (ROTH) contribution
  • How to enroll in Savings Plus and transfer outside retirement account into Savings Plus
  • Learn about the different investment styles- Do it for me, Do it myself, or Manage it for me


WW (Weight Watchers) Members

WW meetings have gone virtual on Tuesdays at 12:30pm. If you are a member and have not received a Zoom invite, or would like to learn how to find a WW Virtual Workshop, please notify Alexandra Keyes at alkeyes@fullerton.edu .


Fidelity (1:1) Phone and Virtual Consultations

Fidelity is still having 1:1 consultations, by phone and virtually. To sign up, please visit getguidance.fidelity.com Opens in new window and reserve the time that works best for you. You may also contact Christian Frost at Christian.frost@fmr.com or (657) 236-8901 or contact the main office at (800) 343-0860.


St. Jude Resources

The St. Jude Wellness Center is offering online opportunities to meet your mind, body and spiritual needs including videos on fitness, nutrition, healthy cooking, restorative and mental health videos you can follow from home. 

  • Visit the St. Jude websiteOpens in new window
  • Enter your email in the pop-up box for email updates and click the “Videos” tab for a variety of fitness, nutrition, restorative and mental health videos you can follow from home
  • Also, follow them on Facebook at St. Jude Wellness Center or Instagram @stjudewellnesscenter for daily tips, videos and inspiration! They also have a free 30-minute mini classes on healthy cooking, mindfulness and a variety of fitness sessions are released weekly. Must receive the weekly newsletter for the links to join. They also have virtual consults, both private and group, available to schedule. Just email stjudewellness@stjoe.org




HR Related Questions?  

HRDI is here for you. If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to us at (657) 278-2425 or  hr@fullerton.edu  


COVID-19 Resources 

The CDC recently released new guidance concerning COVID-19 symptoms. The CDC noted that people with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. 


People with these symptoms or combinations of symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Or at least two of these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.


Accurate and up-to-date information about COVID-19 is available from the following agencies:  

Orange County Health Care Agency Opens in new window    

California Department of Public Health Opens in new window  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opens in new window  

World Health Organization Opens in new window    


The University will continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and issue additional communication if and when necessary. Information is available and will be regularly updated on the University’s website at  http://coronavirus.fullerton.edu/ Opens in new window .


COVID-19 Related Questions? 

Please contact  coronavirus@fullerton.edu  if you have any questions or concerns regarding COVID-19.





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