HR E-Blast

May 11, 2020

Financial Wellness Webinar

Presented By Fidelity Investments

This webinar-'Identify and Prioritize Your Savings Goals' will help you with strategies and tips on prioritizing and funding your specific savings goals, like buying a new home or car, saving for a child’s college, and more.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time- 11:00 a.m - 12 P.M.

To Register please go to:

For more information about our upcoming events please go to:

Wellness Incentive Deadline- Update

The A&M System Benefits Administration office has extended the Wellness Incentive Program completion date to August 31, 2020. There are several checklist activities, such as Well onTarget Self-Management Programs, educational HealthQuests, and MDLIVE registration, that can be completed digitally/virtually and we encourage members to participate in those programs to promote their health and wellbeing during this stressful time.

Not all members have the same checklist items and further information can be found on the System Benefits Administration website and also by checking your "My Incentive Status," in MyEvive.

New-Families First Coronavirus Reponse Act (FFCRA)

For more information on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) click here or use the link

FAQ’s can be found here or

EAP Compsych-COVID-19 Resources

The spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 has put everybody on alert. The following toolkit can help keep you informed about the coronavirus, as well as offer guidance on how to remain healthy and deal with the emotional impacts of the outbreak. Some great areas included in the digital toolkit are:

  • Coronavirus Webinar: This course offers tips for coping with uncertainty and regaining control.
  • Working Remotely Webinar: Navigating Your Work From Home Transition Due to the Coronavirus.

  • How Your EAP Can Help Video: This short video explains how your EAP program can help, particularly during stressful times.

  • A Relaxation Break Video: An interactive experience in relaxation.

  • Financial Resiliency Article: With financial markets in turmoil and many people facing income disruptions, it's a good time to make sure that personal finances are on a solid footing.

  • Resiliency Resources Article: Stress and anxiety are normal reactions to current events. These materials explain how to keep those emotions in check.

To access the digital toolkit please go to: Coronavirus COVID-19 Digital Toolkit

Contact Information for Compsych Guidance: 866.301.9623 Online: App: GuidanceNow Web ID: TAMUS

Well onTarget Health Kit May - Mindfulness

Mindfulness that proved to be essential in reducing stress and boosting overall happiness.

This month’s Health Kit will focus on information and tips to help you incorporate mindfulness into your routine.

Poster: Download this month’s poster to learn how to S.T.O.P. stress in its tracks with four steps

Brain Game: Check out this search for words associated with mindfulness.

Recipe: These veggie-packed quiche muffins pack a healthy punch with minimal prep work required-the best of both worlds.

Coaching Moment: Live Mindfully This month, Ashley challenges you to practice being more present each day.

Short Video:The Benefits of Mindfulness Mindfulness has a significant impact on both your physical and mental well-being.

Podcast: The Mind-Body Connection How are our minds and bodies connected to each other? Listen to this podcast for tips to promote a positive mind-body connection.

Jag Fit Workouts! Update

The COVID-19 has changed life around the world in so many ways, staying fit, healthy and working out is now more important than ever. JagFit brings to you at home workouts to help you remain active and fit in these times. These wonderful classes are conducted via Zoom with an arrange from mind-body, choreographed, strength, and endurance!

Update-The classes are free and accessible to all the Students, Faculty and Staff members and have been extended through May 31, 2020.

Tuesday Workouts!

Class: Sunrise Power Yoga

Time: 8-8:50 a.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 165-531-553

Class: AMPD Resistance

Time: 12-1:00 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 653-957-957

Class: Zumba Dance Party!

Time: 8-8:50 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 162-025-924

Wednesday Workouts!

Class: Kettlebell AMPD

Time: 6-6:50 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 818-213-616

Class: Zumba Dance Party!

Time: 7-7:50 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 568-961-483

Class: Bedtime Restorative Yoga

Time: 8-8:50 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Meeting ID: 646-156-395

To find more information on the full list of daily classes offered Monday through Thursday, visit JAGFIT or our Schedule of Events page.

Join the JAGFIT Facebook Group for information about fitness classes, daily and weekly workout challenges, and general wellness discussions.

New - IN THE SPOTLIGHT! Employee Total Rewards

Check back with us weekly while we promote and highlight the rewards available for Texas A&M University-San Antonio employees, listed in the section below.

Discover Your Total Rewards

Monthly New Hire Announcements

Please welcome our new staff member(s) joining our university.


  • Ms. Kathryn Funk-Baxter, Vice President of Business Affairs/CFO - May 1, 2020
  • Ms. Courtney Baxter, Enrollment Management Communication Manager - May 1, 2020
  • Ms. Jessica Flores, Research Compliance & Graduate Studies Administrator - May 4, 2020

Contact Us-We are Here for YOU!

Office of Human Resources

Martha Gonzalez Chief Human Resources Officer (210) 784-2059

Patti Morgan Manager, Compensation & Recruitment (210) 784-2054

Francy Leal Benefits Manager, & Wellness Champion (210) 784-2051

Deepshikha Vyas Human Resources Generalist-Benefits (210) 784-2057

Christina Gomez Human Resources Generalist-Employment (210) 784-2053

Gloria Diaz Administrative Assistant IV (210) 784-2058

Janice Parten Campus Title IX Coordinator / Professional Development Administrator

(210) 784-2061