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PLEASE VISIT OUR MAIN PAGE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DSA AND WHAT WE DO.

Access a calendar view of the DSA events here.

Upcoming/Happening

NY Yankees Game for Educator Appreciation Week

  • When: Wednesday, June 19th at 7:05 PM.
    • Tickets range from $50-$85 (plus fees) and include a special NYY Teacher Appreciation tumbler or lunch bag, and a $15 food and beverage voucher.
    • For more information and to purchase tickets please visit Yankees Teacher Appreciation.
    • DSA would like to have an idea of how many people will be attending and researching the possibility of hiring a bus for this event.  Please help the DSA plan for this fun event by completing this form.

Staff Appreciation Event

  • When: Thursday, May 23, 2024, 3:00-5:00 PM
  • Where: 1867 Lounge and The Space, EC
  • RSVP Here

Staff Picnic (Save the Date)

  • When: Monday, June 10, 2024, TBD

Ongoing

Road Scholars Walking Group

  • Tuesdays, 12:30 PM, Meet in front of Mead Hall

General Meetings

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 12-1 PM ET, EC Crawford Hall
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 12-1 PM ET, EC Crawford Hall

Executive Board Meetings

  • Thursday, January 25, 2024, 12-1 PM ET
  • Wednesday, February 14, 2024, 12-1 PM ET
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 12-1 PM ET
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 12-1 PM ET
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2024, 12-1 PM ET

GENERAL MEETINGS

The DSA usually holds general meetings at least two times a year. These meetings serve as a communication link between the university and you. Staff will be notified of the meeting via email and calendar invitation at least three days prior to the date.

VOTING

Elections are held once per academic year, the first Monday of May, with a three business day voting window. Nominations shall be submitted to the Nominations Representative via email starting the first Monday of April. The DSA will reach out to staff to let them know when and how to submit nominations in advance of the May vote.

EVENTS

Additionally, DSA sponsors social events throughout the year, which in the past has included: Oktoberfest in the Pub, Spring Potlucks, Chili Cookoffs, and co-sponsoring the Staff Recognition Event to celebrate the accomplishments/contributions of staff. We encourage staff to reach out with any event ideas to DSA@DREW.EDU if there is something they would like to see in the future.

Always Available to Staff

  • Drew Food Pantry: available for all Drew students, staff, and faculty to use for food and toiletries Tuesdays/Thursdays 3-6 PM. The pantry also accepts donations at the bin in front of the Pantry (1st fl Commons across from the bookstore) and has a list of requested items on their website.
  • Special Collection at the Drew Archives: Departments interested in a personalized tour of the archives can reach out to Candace Reilly, Manager of Special Collections at the Drew Archives with some dates and times that work for your area. You can also specify what types of books and artifacts would you like to see? The oldest? The rarest? The most aesthetically pleasing? The highlights? The spooky? etc.

Resources

Drew Staff Association Comfort Food Cookbook

“Speaking Up – How Bystanders Can Change the Conversation” a handout from the staff training held on Monday, May 8, 2023 by Dr. Stephanie Goodwin from Incluxion Works, Inc. The handout provides information on unintended biases, sample strategies for responding to bias, and three pages of selected references and readings.

Nutrition for Busy People: including recipes and snack ideas.

Human Resources

Please visit the human resources website if you have any questions on payroll, benefits, or to access the employee handbook.

Human Resources

COVID-19 Webinars and Resources

During this difficult time, ComPsych Guidance Resources, Drew University’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP), has prepared several Coronavirus COVID-19 resources to help us remain healthy to cope with the impact of the virus on our everyday lives.  Below are some of the programs available 24 hours per day seven days per week for employees and their dependents. Click here to listen to a webinar or download resource materials.

      • Webinar recordings available:
        • Coping with Uncertainty About COVID-19
        • Navigating Your Work From Home Transition
        • How Emotions Impact Eating During a Crisis
        • Managing Worry & Anxiety Amid COVID-19
        • Tools to Handle COVID-19-Related Stress
        • Self-Isolating Together During the Pandemic
        • Being an Effective Manager During COVID-19
      • Health and Safety Resources
      • Navigating Life at Home – includes Families at Home, Isolation Survival, Staying Active, CARES Act Help sheet
      • Resiliency Resources
      • Working Remotely
      • Frequently Asked Questions – Legal, Financial, and Work-Life
      • Financial Resiliency
      • Staying Healthy at Work Resource Guide
      • A Relaxation Break