December 2010
 

BIKE DONATION TO DEPARTMENT OF AUXILIARY SERVICES posted 12/23/10
The season is upon us to celebrate the act of giving. To close out the 2010 year, the Department of Public Safety is donating two lost and found bikes to the Department of Auxiliary Services.


PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE PERMIT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FY 2012-2013 posted 12/23/10

SITE FENCING TO BE INSTALLED posted 12/23/10
Starting January 10, 2011, additional site fencing will be installed to accommodate the chilled water expansion portion of the project.


SMOOTHIE KING GETS A MAKEOVER posted 12/23/10
Smoothie King and the C3 Convenience Store team up to bring customers the best of both worlds with a new expanded Smoothie King at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC).

MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING EVENT 2009 posted 12/22/10
Police Officers Aaron O’Donley and Frank Rosas attended the Mothers Against Drunk Driving event this Tuesday.


ADDITIONAL DUTY SAFETY OFFICER ORIENTATION ADSO) TRAINING posted 12/22/10
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety arranged with the State Office of Risk Management to conduct training for our security officers to aid them in their daily duties to look for and eliminate unsafe conditions around campus.


HURRICANE IKE LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS - UNIVERSITY DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS posted 12/22/10
In an effort to cause as little disruption as possible to students, faculty and staff, the contractor for the Hurricane Ike Landscape Improvements will be concentrating on the University Drive esplanades over the next 3 weeks.


CAMPUS LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE posted 12/21/10
Construction continues on the campus beautification and landscaping project.

NEW FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST JOINS UH TEAM posted 12/20/10
Sondra Washington, a UH alumni, recently joined the UH staff as Food Safety Specialist.

COUGAR CARD OFFERS NEW MOBILE SERVICE posted 12/16/10
Cougar Card finds yet another way to excel in customer service by greeting UH’s incoming students with a new convenient mobile service.

NEW SUSTAINABILITY COURSE OFFERED IN SPRING posted 12/16/10
Students get the chance to personally make a difference in sustaining the university as well as the city of Houston with a new course offering in the spring.

CAMPUS COMMUNITY GARDEN GIVES BACK posted 12/16/10
Two Houston charities have more food to hand out for the holidays thanks to the Campus Community Garden.

STARBUCKS OFFERS BIGGER DRINK SIZE posted 12/16/10
Starbucks offers more perk for your buck with new Trenta size offered for cold drinks.

UH DINING DONATES TOYS TO CHILDREN AT THE BAKER-RIPLEY CENTER posted 12/16/10
Twenty-six children at the Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center will have a brighter holiday season this year thanks to the support of the University of Houston community and UH Dining Services.

MEAL PLAN RECOMMENDATIONS FY 2011 posted 12/14/10

HOLIDAY SAFETY 2010 posted 12/14/10
Employees should be alert of their surroundings; criminals sometimes try to take advantage of the holiday spirit in the workplace.


HOLIDAY DECORATING 2010 posted 12/14/10
With winter weather and the holiday season rapidly approaching, holiday decorations will be arriving on campus.

FINALS MANIA BIGGER THAN EVER posted 12/14/10 Cougar spirit filled the MD Anderson Library on Tuesday night as students looped through the building to take a break from the stress of finals week to enjoy a pancake breakfast.

TEXTBOOK RENTAL PROGRAM  GREAT SUCCESS posted 12/14/10 Students have more options than ever this fall with the addition of the textbook rental program.

NEW BIKE RACKS BEING INSTALLED posted 12/9/10 Parking and Transportation Services has begun installation of almost 20 new bike racks at various locations across campus.

UH GOES GREEN WITH NEW TRASH BINS posted 12/9/10 It is out with the old and in with the new for trash containers at the University Center and Philip Guthrie Hoffman Hall.

SHOW YOUR HOLIDAY SPIRIT - DONATE A TOY WITH UH DINING posted 12/3/10
UH Dining Services is hosting a toy drive for children at the Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, and they need your support.

CHANGES AHEAD FOR ENERGY RESEARCH PARK posted 12/3/10
The University of Houston Energy Research Park gears up for some major renovations as they prepare to welcome students to their grounds.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS - FRIDAY DECEMBER 3 posted 12/3/10
Maintenance/construction projects underway today, December 3, could result in reductions in parking availability.

METRO DETOURS BUS SERVICES DURING THE GUADALUPANA CELEBRATION AND THE MAYOR'S HOLIDAY CELEBRATION posted 12/1/10
METRO detours for the Guadualupana Celebration and the Mayor's Holiday Celebration.

CEMO HALL PARTIAL STREET CLOSURE - DEC 1ST - DEC 8TH posted 12/1/10
On Wednesday, December 1, 2010, there will be a Partial Street Closing between the Y Building and Cemo Hall for construction purposes.

METRORAIL RIDER ALERT posted 12/1/10 Scheduled service interruption from Dec. 3, 8 p.m. to Dec. 5, 11:59 p.m. To allow construction of a bridge for Texas Children's Hospital.