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Change Lives. Shape the Future. Make a Difference. Give.

The 2014 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) has begun and will run through October 31, 2014.This year’s campaign will focus on increasing participation to 100% from our campus community.The donations from Texas Southern University will change lives, shape the future, and make a difference in the lives of people.We hope that everyone will help to make this year’s campaign a success.

The campaign will present opportunities for you to win prizes and familiarize yourself with various charitable organizations that impact lives all around the Houston area, including our TSU community.These organizations will have a much greater impact on humanity than we could ever have or imagine.

Every dollar makes a difference.Every little bit that you contribute can go a long way toward helping people.Employees can make donations or pledge through payroll deduction during October 2014.

REMEMBER…Together we can make a difference!


2014 Goal – $20,000 | 100% Participation

Resources: SECC Texas Website  |  Giving Guide

Effective September 1, 20124, active Teacher Retirement System (TRS) members will experience an increase in deduction from their paycheck from the current 6.4% to 6.7% of eligible compensation. State contribution remains at 6.8% in current fiscal year.

The required increase was approved in the 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1458-TRS Benefits and Contributions.

For more information, please contact TRS at 1-800-223-8778 and visit the following TRS link:


In celebration of HR Professionals Week (October 6 – 10), join us for an HR Open House!

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Where: Hannah Hall Room 126

We’ll have door prizes, food and giveaways!

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