December 2014


COLLEGE WRAPS SUCCESSFUL FIRST SEMESTER IN NEWLY RENOVATED ROOMS posted on 12/22/14
Work done over the summer by Facilities Planning and Construction included upgrades to two familiar spaces at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.

IF COLD WEATHER STRIKES, FACILITIES MANAGEMENT IS PREPARED posted on 12/18/14
When bitter cold temperatures descend on the area, the UH community can rest assured that plenty is being done to keep the campus running smoothly.

BEST GUESS EARNS LUCKY STUDENT A PRIZE AT SUSTAINABILITY FEST posted on 12/18/14
Of the 58 people who submitted their best guess as to how much cardboard Facilities Management had bundled on the back of a truck, Jahaziel Carrera came the closest and earned a $25 gift card.

CULLEN FAMILY PLAZA FOUNTAIN AND REFLECTING POOL TO UNDERGO MAJOR REPAIRS posted on 12/17/14
The pool will be drained next week so work can get started to replace pipes and bring the four-decade-old beloved feature of the campus back to proper working condition.

MONTHLY HUB VENDOR SHOWCASES TO LAUNCH IN THE SPRING posted on 12/15/14
The purpose of the two-hour showcases, which will take place in the Rockwell Pavilion, is for University personnel to begin forming relationships and familiarizing themselves with various local HUB vendors.

STUDENT WORKERS A GREAT ASSET TO UH SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT posted on 12/12/14
The UH Sports & Entertainment department has over 10 dedicated UH student workers who help out with everything from sporting events to concerts.

STUDENTS HAVE CHANCE TO WIN TV WHEN BUYING A SPRING MEAL PLAN posted on 12/11/14
Those who sign for a Block, Lifestyle or All-Access plan by Feb. 4 and who are not required to purchase a plan as part of their residential agreement will be entered into a drawing for a 24-inch HD television.

SIDEWALKS AROUND LOT 19D SET TO CLOSE posted on 12/8/14
Various walkways around the lot, which is located behind Calhoun Lofts, will be inaccessible as construction gets underway for the new Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building.

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN SUSTAINABILITY FEST POETRY CONTEST posted on 12/8/14
Twelve people submitted works, with the top three as chosen by a panel of judges receiving gift cards and having their poems read during the Sustainability Fest.

CAMPUS MAIL SERVICE WILL BE LIMITED OVER WINTER BREAK posted on 12/8/14
There will be no delivery or pickup of mail on the University of Houston campus from Wednesday, Dec. 24, until Tuesday, Jan. 6.

UH COMMUNITY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR UPCOMING WINTER SEASON posted on 12/5/14
The Office of Emergency Management encourages students, faculty and staff to be prepared for all kinds of emergencies, including wintry weather that can sneak up in a hurry.

MEAL PLAN HOLDERS BEING THANKED WITH STEAK AND SHRIMP NIGHT posted on 12/5/14
The special menu items will be offered during the dinner hours at Fresh Food Company in Moody Towers on Friday, Dec. 12.

STARBUCKS AT STUDENT CENTER SATELLITE ADDING HOT FOOD OPTIONS TO MENU posted on 12/5/14
Starting Monday, Dec. 8, the UH community can now look forward to enjoying hot breakfast and lunch sandwiches and wraps at the location in the Student Center Satellite.

FRESHII BRINGING FRESH AND HEALTHY CUSTOM MEALS TO CAMPUS posted on 12/5/14
The new restaurant will be located in the Student Center on the first floor behind the information booth and will open at the start of the spring semester.

BICYCLE REPAIR STATION INSTALLED posted on 12/3/14
Students can now fill up their tires with air and make minor repairs at the location that opened recently outside of the Cougar Village II residential facility.

FOOD TRUCK PAD 2 RELOCATING DUE TO CONSTRUCTION posted on 12/3/14
The location behind Cemo Hall has closed down due to pending construction of the Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building, but plans are being worked out to open the site at a nearby spot at the start of the spring semester.