August 2016

UH DINING NAMES NEW FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR posted on 8/31/16
Misty Pierce, who has 20 years of experience in the food service industry, will oversee residential food services operations at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers and Cougar Woods Dining Hall.

VOICE OF CONSUMER PROGRAM WILL CONTINUE posted on 8/31/16
The survey allows customers to give real-time feedback to UH Dining Services about their experience eating at any of the campus dining locations.

CONSTRUCTION SEMINAR PANEL DISCUSSION SET posted on 8/31/16
The HUB Operations Department will hold the seminar Sept. 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the M.D. Anderson Library. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.

COUGAR KICKOFF LUNCH PLANNED posted on 8/31/16
UH Dining Services will host the special themed menu on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers to mark the start of the UH football season.

SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE TALKS URBAN GARDENING posted on 8/30/16
The Wellness Lunch and Learn gathering included tips on to set up container gardens at home, as well as the benefits of having and working in a community garden.

UH COMMUNITY SHOULD BE AWARE OF OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN SYSTEM posted on 8/29/16
The system provides a quick method of notifying the entire main campus with an audible tone that can be heard outdoors alerting students, faculty and staff to seek shelter indoors.

JOEL CECIL JOINS UH DINING AS NEW DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS posted on 8/29/16
The food service industry veteran will oversee all food services operations at the University of Houston, including the retail, residential and catering teams.

UH DINING WELCOMES ACCELERATE TO LEADERSHIP MANAGER TO TEAM posted on 8/29/16
Jami Blackston will lead the program, which offers college graduates the opportunity to take on entry-level positions within Aramark and the retail and residential operations team.

WIN PRIZES DURING #BYOBOTTLE CAMPAIGN posted on 8/18/16
Students, faculty and staff can help reduce plastic waste by participating in the Office of Sustainability social media campaign during the first week of the fall semester.

TEXTBOOK LOANS AVAILABLE FOR FALL SEMESTER posted on 8/16/16
UH students can apply for the $400 loan, which can be used through Sept. 19 at the UH Bookstore in the Student Center South.

POLICE DISPATCH CENTER RECEIVES UPGRADE posted on 8/16/16
Recent mandates for upgrades from the Texas Wide Area Radio Network and a growing department led UHPD to pursue the improvements.

RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN MAY IMPACT TRAFFIC AND PARKING posted on 8/8/16
Most residents are scheduled to move Aug. 17-20. Congestion is possible from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on all four days along Spur 5, Entrance 1/University Drive, Cougar Village Drive (formerly known as Campus Loop Road), Cullen Boulevard from Cougar Place Drive to Wheeler, and Cougar Place Drive in front of Cougar Place.

SUSTAINABILITY MEETUP TO FEATURE METRO BOARD MEMBER posted on 8/8/16
The first gathering of the fall semester will take place Sept. 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 186 of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Building. Christof Spieler will be the guest speaker.

FOCUS ON CAMPUS ART: 'STATUE OF FOUR LIES' ENTERTAINS, CONFUSES posted on 8/8/16
The bronze sculpture of two men on the outskirts of Lynn Eusan Park emits a level of kookiness intentionally designed to amuse those who view it.

UH DINING OFFERING A BLOCK MEAL PLAN FLASH SALE FOR COMMUTERS posted on 8/8/16
The sale, set for Aug. 8-12, gives UH commuter students the opportunity to receive an additional $10 in Cougar Cash with any block meal plan purchase.