April 2011


OPTIONAL BENEFITS KICK-OFF FAIR  posted 4/29/11 On Monday, May 2, 2011 from 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at the University Center in the Bluebonnet Room, there will be a Kick-Off Fair so you may speak with experts from both Aflac and MetLife face-to-face about their products. You may also enter for a chance to win from dozens of raffle drawings plus receive free giveaways (no purchase necessary).

A DECADE OF EXCELLENCE  posted 4/29/11 Residential Life & Housing (RLH) has two University of Houston Excellence Award winners this year.

TO COMMEMORATE EARTH MONTH, GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY PRESENTS THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON WITH $140,000 TO FUND UNIVERSITY'S FIRST SOLAR ARRAY posted 4/28/11 In honor of the 41st Earth Day, Friday, April 22, the University of Houston and Austin-based Green Mountain Energy Company, today announced several new green initiatives for the University.

FUEL UP FOR FINALS MANIA LATE NIGHT PANCAKE BREAKFAST  posted 4/27/11 Bring your appetites, students! Finals Mania, May 3 from 9 p.m to 11 p.m.

QUADRANGLE FACILITY UPDATE MEETING posted 4/27/11 Updates on Quadrangle Room and Facility on April 27th in OB Ballroom at 7pm.

SPECIAL DINING HOURS DURING FINALS AND MAY INTERSESSION posted 4/26/11 Since traffic on campus is usually very light during this time, many of the dining locations observe limited hours.

AS ONE DOOR CLOSES, SEVERAL OTHERS OPEN AT UH DINING SERVICES  posted 4/26/11 Chili's Too in the University Center and the C3 store in Moody Towers - will be closing their doors.

University of Houston Traffic Alert  posted 4/25/11 On Tuesday April 25th 2011, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be conducting a one-day traffic survey at several locations on and around campus, including the Energy Research Park.

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: COUGAR PLACE SHUTS ITS DOORS  posted 4/25/11 When one door closes, another one opens. The University of Houston will say goodbye to Cougar Place as the residential facility will be deconstructed to pave the way for future enhancements to the campus.

SOLAR ENERGY INTERNSHIP APPLICATION ACADEMIC YEAR 2011-2012 posted 4/22/11 The University of Houston and Green Mountain Energy will provide on an academic year basis, one Solar Energy Internship for a University of Houston undergraduate student.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 72-HOUR EMERGENCY CAMPUS/TRAVEL PREPAREDNESS KIT CHECKLIST posted 4/21/11 The Emergency Management Bureau of the Department of Public Safety has published a 72-Hour Emergency Campus/Travel Preparedness Kit Checklist for the campus community.

VEHICLE REPORT CARDS posted 4/21/11 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety will be issuing Vehicle Report Cards in the next two weeks.

MARCH FOR BABIES CANDY SALES RAFFLE posted 4/20/11 The Department of Public Safety had several fund raisers during the recent March for Babies campaign.

SUCCESSFUL PIES FOR BABIES posted 4/20/11 The Department of Public Safety (UHDPS) recently threw pies at the bosses for the March for Babies fund raiser.

RESIDENTIAL LIFE & HOUSING GRADUATE ASSISTANT HONORED  posted 4/20/11  Jackie C. Thomas, Jr., a graduate assistant serving as Calhoun Loft's area coordinator, was accorded the Houston Chapter of the National Black MBA Association's Community Service Award.

TO COMMEMORATE EARTH MONTH, GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY PRESENTS THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON WITH $140,000 TO FUND UNIVERSITY'S FIRST SOLAR ARRAY
posted 4/20/11  In honor of the 41st Earth Day, Friday, April 22, the University of Houston and Austin-based Green Mountain Energy Company, today announced several new green initiatives for the University.

RELAX AND ENJOY SOME SMOOTH JAZZ AT FRESH FOOD COMPANY’S JAZZ DINNER posted 4/20/11  Nothing relaxes the mind like jazz music and a good meal. Join us for dinner at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers on Wednesday, April 20 and you’ll be serenaded by smooth jazz sounds as you enjoy a delicious meal.

UH PLACES AMONGST THE BEST IN RECYCLEMANIA 2011  posted 4/18/11 The results are in, and UH has again proved its commitment to sustainability.

 

NEW GREEN UH T-SHIRTS NOW AVAILABLE IN TIME FOR EARTH DAY posted 4/15/11 Be the first to get the new Green UH t-shirt and display your commitment to green initiatives proudly!

ACCOUNTING SOCIETY FINDS WAY TO CRUNCH THE CANS  posted 4/15/11 Instead of sitting in a meeting and crunching numbers, the Accounting Society discovered the best formula to collect as much as recycling as possible at this year's RecycleMania competition.

GET IN ON THE GREEN EXCITEMENT AT THE EARTH DAY CARNIVAL posted 4/14/11 It's been a year of great "green" accomplishments and it's time to celebrate all of UH's hard work at the Earth Day Carnival on April 21.

BREAK OUT YOUR GRASS SKIRT FOR A LUAU LUNCH AT OBERHOLTZER HALL  posted 4/11/11 Start working those hula hips, because the RFoC in Oberholtzer Hall is hosting a luau themed lunch on Thursday, April 14.

CAMPUS HOUSING FAIR HELD posted 4/11/11 On April 5 and 6, Residential Life and Housing sponsored a Campus Housing Fair at the UC Circle from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

HRM GREEN TEAM AND UC ULTIMATE RECYCLERS WIN RECYCLEMANIA TEAM COMPETITION posted 4/11/11 RecycleMania teams came out in full force this year, exceeding all expectations and bringing in record numbers of recyclables.

BOOKSTORE TOWN HALL SHARES THE LATEST ON AFFORDABLE OPTIONS posted 4/8/11 In an ever-changing industry, the UH Bookstore has worked hard to keep up with the industry to bring students more affordable textbook options.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR NEXT FSAC STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE posted 4/8/11 Share your opinions and represent your peers as the next student at-large representative for the Food Services Advisory Committee (FSAC).

UNIVERSITY DEMONSTRATES FOCUS ON STUDENT SUCCESS posted 4/4/11 Student success is a top priority and a new university team brings leaders from departments across the campus to work together to take the University of Houston to the next level.

STUDENTS INVITED TO ATTEND COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP posted 4/4/11 Communication is the key to success. Students can hear about using the skill to advance in the workplace at the Communications Workshop on Tuesday, April 12

RECYCLEMANIA 2011 CLOSING CEREMONY ON APRIL 6 posted 4/01/11 RecycleMania comes to a close at the UC Satellite on April 6.