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A Wave of Love Holiday Toy Drive

Human Resources is proud to partner with Pepperdine Graziadio's Student Clubs to collect toys to bring joy to families in need at the Westminster Community Care Center and the Orange County Rescue Mission.

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Notice: Changes to California COVID-19 Coverage

California’s mandatory waiver of an individual’s cost-share for out-of-network COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and treatment will end on November 11, 2023. In-network coverage will continue at no cost.

Benefit Financial Services Group: Retirement Planning Fall Webinar Series

Join us as we share valuable tips about retirement plan basics, year-end tax planning, methods to reduce debt over time, avoiding investing mistakes, and how to embrace your retirement years.

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Pepperdine Honors and 2023 Presidential Award for Staff Achievement

The Presidential Award for Staff Achievement is a $2,000 cash award given to a staff member whose daily life in the workplace is a model for all. Be sure to nominate colleagues to Human Resources by Friday, October 6, to be celebrated during this year’s Pepperdine Honors ceremony!

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Office for Community Belonging: DUNAMIS Series

Pepperdine University is committed to creating an environment that supports the spiritual, scholarly, and professional development of all of its community members. Manifesting and sustaining such an environment requires us to invoke and receive God's power: dunamis.

In Case You Missed It... Taking Ownership of Your Health and Wellness Workshop

In case you missed it, on August 30, 2023, Brittni Paris led a workshop on how Pepperdine employees can take ownership of their health and wellness, craft personal wellness visions, and understand how the stages of change process impacts health goals.

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2023 Step Forward Day

On September 9th, 2023, Pepperdine students, staff, faculty, and alumni will come together to serve alongside other Waves as a part of this year’s Step Forward Day.

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School on Wheels Service Drive

Human Resources is proud to partner with School on Wheels to collect new school supplies for students experiencing homelessness and poverty. School on Wheels is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing educational opportunities for students in Southern California experiencing homelessness through tutoring, digital learning access, parental support, and school supplies.


New Community Employee Chatbot

In partnership with Human Resources, Application Development has added employee functionality to the chatbot ARIA to make it more accessible. This chatbothas now been added to select public pages such as Human Resources’ community site webpages and WaveNet.

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In Case You Missed It... Influencing Positive Team Culture Workshop

In case you missed it, on July 20, 2023, Corrie Napier led a workshop on how Pepperdine employees can build trust within their teams, address common team challenges, and navigate conflict constructively. This was one of our best-attended workshops and we are eager to continue to bring you effective and quality programming.