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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Deliver HR solutions to attract, retain, and engage a diverse workforce, contributing to the University’s mission as a world leader in higher education.

Critical Functions

  • Critical incident support, complex or high-risk issue resolution (Kari Allatt)
  • Interpretation and problem solving, college HR subject matter expertise, issue resolution (Erica Lutz/ Mieccia Samuels)
  • Leave questions for medical, caregiving, personal leaves paid and unpaid (Absence Management)
  • Personal benefits questions, time tracking issues for employees, Workday systems questions (HR Services)

Frequently Asked Questions

As a new employee how do I enroll in benefits? icon-olus-circle

Login to Worklion and click on Workday, you can access benefits election tasks through your Workday inbox. This needs to be done within 30 days of hire. It is recommended that you complete New Employee Orientation before selecting benefits. Register for this benefits session (held via zoom) through the Learning Resource Network.

I am a manager. What resources are available to me to help me be successful in that role? icon-olus-circle

Manager training is available on the Learning Resource Network. Kari, Erica & Mieccia are here to support you as a manager and are happy to schedule one-on-one time to discuss.

If I have questions, what do I do? icon-olus-circle

Contact either HR Services or the college HR office staff (Kari Allatt,  Erica Lutz & Mieccia Samuels).

HR Quick Reference - Umbrella
University required trainings other trainings available
Building a Safe Penn State: Reporting Child Abuse Workday for Faculty Managers (search "faculty")
Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Training Canvas trainings: both internally created for Penn STate and general training modules are available (search "canvas")
Annual Compliance Training Box training: is a tool available to store, share, and collaborate on content (search "box")
For those identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA): Clery Act Training Microsoft Applications: Trainings are available for most Microsoft applications (search "Microsoft")


Personnel List


Last Name
Human Resources Strategic Partner
  • Human Resources
Human Resources Consultant
Summary Statement

Human Resources Consultant for the following: Departments (HPA, KINES, and SHM), the Dean's Office (all), and Centers (Prevention Research Center, Health Care and Policy Research, PA Office of Rural Health).

  • Human Resources
Human Resources Consultant
Summary Statement

Human Resources Consultant for the following: Departments (BBH, CSD, HDFS, NUTR, RPTM) and Centers (Healthy Aging, Childhood Obesity Research, Clinical Research Center)

  • Human Resources