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Quality of Worklife Workshops

Human Resources is pleased to offer workshops for the fall semester on topics related to dependent care issues and emotional well-being. For a complete listing of these workshops and instructions on how to register on-line go to

These hour-long workshops (with an optional hour following the presentation for discussions and role-play) are presented by experts from Ceridian Performance Partners, our LifeBalance provider, and PENN-Friends, our Employee Assistance Program.

September 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Dealing With Uncertainty, Room 311, Houston Hall

Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Where Will My Older Relative Live?, Room 311, Houston Hall

Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Handling the Job of Customer Service, Room 223, Houston Hall

Nov. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.. The Nuts and Bolts of Choosing Child Care, Room 223, Houston Hall

Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Beating the Winter Blues, Room 223, Houston Hall,

Questions? Contact Orna Rosenthal at (215) 898-5116 or Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch to these sessions.

--Division of Human Resources

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 4, September 18, 2001


September 18, 2001
Volume 48 Number 4

A $10 million gift to the Wharton School from alumnus Al West Jr. creates a Learning Lab.
The Penn community gathers to remember the thousands of victims of the terrorist attacks.
The Penn community reaches out to help the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund and the Blood Drives.
Penn Police take extra precautions to secure the campus.
Counseling services for Penn faculty, staff and their families as well as group counseling through the EAP are provided free of charge.
Recovering from trauma, loss and disasters is complex, as explained in a booklet from CAPS. Emergency consultations are available.
The SAS Symposium on Responding to Terrorism includes the views of five Penn faculty members who discuss the various considerations of responding to the recent attacks.
A Penn student who expressed her views on WXPN shares them.
The 9th Annual Penn Family Day is set for October 20 with food, football, face painting and fun at the University Museum.