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On Wednesday March 2, 2022, PPSA held a roundtable discussion about “making a career at Penn.” Nicole Torsella Harris, SPHR Director, Talent Acquisition and Executive Recruitment, discussed the process of applying for Penn jobs as an internal candidate. A representative from PSOM’s Office of Organizational Effectiveness highlighted some ways that Penn nurtures staff and resources […]
Please see below for an update from Penn’s Office of Corporate Tax, Compliance, and Payroll related to Philadelphia City Wage Tax Refunds for 2021.  Philadelphia City Wage Tax Refund forms are now available on the City of Philadelphia website. Employees claiming a Philadelphia City Wage Tax Refund should complete only one of the following forms: 2021 COVID […]
Reprinted from Penn Human Resources Penn: A Community of CommunitiesEven the most independent person works best when they feel a sense of belonging. To paraphrase a famous saying, “no one is an island, entire of itself.” Each person’s identity is a combination of their individuality and their affiliation with groups. To foster that sense of […]
View the latest WOC in Business Series: WOCAP presents: Networking the Dream: Breaking the Poverty Mindset in Business and Entrepreneurship by clicking this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VANBjA7afg
We’re excited to share our latest faculty and staff promotion that offers two 25% scholarships to put towards our upcoming programs. You can apply both scholarships toward your own program fees in two separate upcoming programs, you can use one and gift the other to a friend or colleague, or you can give the gift of learning […]
Updated November 17, 2021 PPSA welcomed Isabel Sampson-Mapp, CSW, Associate Director Staff, Faculty, Alumni Volunteer Service/Director Penn Volunteers In Public Service (VIPS) in the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, on November 11, 2021, for a discussion on how Penn staff can get give back to the Penn and to West Philadelphia. A document listing numerous […]
Human Resources: “Chats with Jack”Your Chance to meet with Jack Heuer, Senior VP for Human Resources Inviting all monthly-paid staff:  Please register your interest in joining an upcoming, in-person Chats with Jack session during 2022-2023. Senior Vice President for Human Resources, Jack Heuer, Ed.D., will join a select group of monthly-paid employees to discuss all Human Resources questions brought forward.  For […]
Sent to the PPSA listserv on September 15, 2021, this message calls attention to a non-exhaustive selection of return-to-campus resources that are available to Penn Staff. Return to Campus Support Circles for Penn EmployeesRestorative Practices @ Penn (RP@P), with partners from across the University, will be hosting three Circle conversations for processing and building community […]
Recording available here Recorded Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1:00pm ET All PPSA members were encouraged to participate in this special meeting.  Our featured guest was Stacey Lopez, the staff representative to the Consultative Committee for the Selection of a President.  Dr. Lopez received feedback from Penn staff that she will convey to the Committee and inform […]
To support faculty and staff exploring what commuting and parking options are available, Penn Transportation and Parking has implemented www.upenn.edu/commuting/updates, which connects you to important information about discounted public transit and bike commuter options, how Penn Transit can serve commuters who reside near the University, campus parking options, and other valuable resources and updates.