Administration and Finance Focus


April 2009
July 2011
Employee Spotlight –
Don Yackley

Student Spotlight –
Cindy Ha

Events Calendar


Auxiliary Services
Auxiliary Scholarships Made Easy with Online

Key Changes in July 2011

Wheeler Reconstruction Traffic Impacts

OSU Supports S-STAR Initiative

Health and Biomedical Science Center Progress


HUB Statistics for May and June 2011

Direct Deposit for Employee Reimbursements

Mileage Rate Change

Citibank P/T Cards

Payroll Suspense

Green UH
McAlister’s Deli Enters Tea Town USA contest to win $7,500 for Green UH
Green Initiatives Showcased on Display Boards

Urban Harvest – Using Nature to Control Pests

Guillermo De Los Reyes Heredia Named New Faculty-in-Residence

Bryan Haver Wins National Award

Guest Assistants on the

IT Service Request Improvements Made for On-Campus Residents

Human Resources
Benefits fair

Office Supply Swap at the Benefits Fair

Staff Tuition Scholarship applications now accepted

Parking and Transportation

Stadium Garage Construction – 15D/F Lot Realignment

Going the Distance: Browand Completes Ironman Challenge

Printing and Postal-

USPS Resumes Accepting Mail to Canada

Discount on Postage with Mobile Bar Code

UH Printing and Postal Services 5th Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Public Safety
Departmental Business Continuity Plans

Emergency Management – Hurricane Season

Learn How You Can Do YOUR Part to Prepare UH


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Learn How You Can Do YOUR Part to Prepare UH

JOIN US for the first Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for the University of Houston beginning August 2, 2011. Classes are from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and will be held at the University of Houston Department of Public Safety’s multi-purpose training room located at 3869 Wheeler Street. Candidates must complete the 24-hour training to receive their certificate. Upon completion of the course, CERT members will receive a graduation certificate, Go-Kit backpack and a safety vest.

CERT is a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where your actions can make a difference. “We look to train the little communities within our campus community,” said Joe Mendez, Director University of Houston Emergency Management Bureau. Through training, citizens can manage themselves and volunteer to be an effective resource.

UH CERT In-Action Training
Dates: August 2 – 25, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m. thru 9:30 p.m.
Location: UH DPS Training Room, 3869 Wheeler St.
Training Dates: August 2, August 4, August 9, August 11, August 16, August 18, August 23, August 25 Last Class and Graduation
Registration: Participants will need to register and RSVP for the training.

To register please RSVP to Ginger Walker, DPS Executive Administrative Assistant at: and if you have any questions, please call 713.743.0580

Click here to register

Registration is open to the first 40 registered and open to: first responders, campus staff, faculty, UH Ride Out Team members and to the general community.

Program Sponsors: The Department of Inner City Emergency Response contact number: 832.352.6192 Officer Shandenia Gay and co-sponsor UHDPS Emergency Management Bureau 832.842.5503.