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Office of Human Resources

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We partner with the University Community to provide innovative and authentic people-centered services and solutions. We foster excellence and inclusion in the development of the whole person: mind, heart and spirit.

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News and Announcements

Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day

As part of HR's commitment to providing people-centered services and fostering development of the whole person, we are pleased to announce a university-wide celebration of Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Sons and Daughters of Duquesne University faculty and staff ages 8 - 18 are invited to accompany their parent to work for a day. Human Resources will sponsor a welcome breakfast and a fun guided tour of our campus. The children will spend the remainder of the day with their parents. Faculty and staff should request permission from their supervisor to bring their child to work and should use good judgement when planning appropriate activities for the day.

Event Schedule:
8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.        Check-in
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m         Light Breakfast with Parents and Children
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.        Welcoming Remarks - Dr. Timothy R. Austin, Ph.D.
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.        Time spent with Parent
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Guided tour of campus (weather permitting)

Event Locations:
Breakfast: Rev. Sean Hogan, C.S.Sp. Dining Hall - Towers Living and Learning Center.
Guided Tour of Campus- Meet in Room 119 of the Student Union to be assigned a tour guide.

*Parents are required to accompany their child to the Breakfast and Tour.

Attendance Certificates:
Attendance certificates will be available for the children and distributed during the breakfast program.

Due to limited seating, advanced registration is required via the survey link below. The last day to register is Monday April 16, 2018. Please click the below link and provide the required information.
Register here

Questions may be directed to Andrea Berestecky, Employee Relations Specialist, Office of Human Resources at beresteckya@duq.edu or x4785.

Introduction of a New Roth 403(b) Option

The University is pleased to announce a new retirement savings opportunity. Eligible employees will have the option, effective January 1, 2018, to elect Roth after-tax contributions through payroll deduction into the new Roth 403(b) voluntary contribution option under the Duquesne University 403(b) Defined Contribution Retirement Plan ("Plan"). With the addition of this Roth 403(b) feature, you will have another choice for your voluntary retirement savings. 

To help you make informed decisions regarding the Roth 403(b) voluntary contribution feature, the Benefits Office is pleased to announce that Lunch and Learn opportunities will be available. To attend a Lunch and Learn with Fidelity and/or TIAA, please register through MyLEAD

Employees Invited to Investment and Retirement Meetings

The Office of Human Resources is offering University employees the opportunity to meet one-on-one with financial consultants on campus to discuss investments and retirement planning.  Employees can meet with a TIAA or Fidelity financial consultant to discuss managing finances and planning for the future.

To set up a meeting with TIAA, visit www.TIAA.org/schedulenow or call 800.732.8353. For Fidelity, visit www.getguidance.fidelity.com or call 800.642.7131.