January 2010
 

COUGAR XPRESS VIDEO posted 1/29/10
Don't miss the Grand Opening on Monday, February 1.

WIN $150 WORTH OF PIZZA! posted 1/29/10
Win $150 worth of pizza! All you have to do is to refer your group members & friends to the Green UH Commuter Fair, February 2 & 3, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and have them register for METRO Q-Card.

UH GREEN COMMUTER FAIR PLANNED FOR SPRING 2010 posted 1/29/10
With the expected enrollment increase for the fall semester and the various construction projects around campus, students are likely to find driving and parking on campus more difficult.

INCENTIVE FOR STUDENT GROUPS AT THE GREEN COMMUTER FAIR posted 1/29/10
In an effort to rally student groups to sign up members for a METRO QCard, the University of Houston announces an incentive that will reward a pizza party to the group that refers the most people to next week’s Green UH Commuter Fair.

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON RECEIVES A NEW LOOK posted 1/28/10
University of Houston is changing to new letterhead, envelopes and business card formats to reflect the updated UH branding.

COUGAR XPRESS GRAND OPENING posted 1/27/10
Cougar Xpress P.O.D. Grand Opening is on February 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.!

GREEN UH COMMUTER FAIR posted 1/27/10
Green UH Commuter Fair on February 2-3, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

UH DINING MOVES TO REUSABLE TO-GO CONTAINERS posted 1/25/10
UH says, “Ditch the Disposables and Re-Use” as dining facilities on campus move to supplying reusable to-go containers only during a quite progressive method for reducing waste in landfills.

UH COOGS ON GOING GREEN WITH YOLANDA GREEN posted 1/25/10
Check out the video!!

HOW WILL METRO'S CHANGES AFFECT YOU? posted 1/25/10
How will METRO’s new light rail lines along Scott and Wheeler affect you?

TEMP. PARKING PERMITS ACCEPTED AFTER ONLINE PURCHASES posted 1/25/10
Students seeking new parking permits for the semester should be aware that Parking and Transportation has moved to an online-only registration of UH parking permits, with a printable temporary permit that is valid until the permanent one arrives in the mail.

TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER CONSTRUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT posted 1/25/10
Students seeking new parking permits for the semester should be aware that Parking and Transportation has moved to an online-only registration of UH parking permits, with a printable temporary permit that is valid until the permanent one arrives in the mail.

HUMAN RESOURCES SEMINAR: READY, SET, RETIRE PRESENTED BY ERS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2010 posted 1/21/10
Attend a Ready, Set, Retire! presentation to receive information you need to make fully informed decisions about retirement.

UH CENTRAL PLANT MONTHLY TOURS posted 1/21/10
The primary mission of the Plant Operations group is to serve the needs of faculty, students, and staff by maintaining and improving the physical environment and facilities of the University of Houston.

PERSONNEL CHANGES IN UH’S ELEVATOR SHOP posted 1/21/10
After serving the University of Houston for 22 years, Lawrence Theriot, Supervisor of the Elevator Shop in Plant Operations, has announced his retirement effective January 31, 2010.

HELP US HELP YOU FROM BECOMING A CRIME VICTIM posted 1/19/10
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety has many help us help you programs. .

CONSTRUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT posted 1/19/10
Water line improvements will begin on E. Cullen Street between John Freeman Boulevard and Moursund Street on Monday, January 18 to February 28, 2010.

HR UPCOMING TRAINING OFFERING SCHEDULEposted 01/19/10
See the schedule for HR’s upcoming training offerings.

KICK-OFF EVENT FOR RECYCLEMANIA posted 01/13/10 UH will host a kick-off event for this years’ RecycleMania at 12 pm on Wednesday, January 20 at the University of Houston UC Satellite.

UH’S ETHNIC CUISINE PRAISED BY R&I MAGAZINE posted 01/13/10 Dining Services at the University of Houston takes pride in its enhancements to dining facilities and its expansion of menus, and has recently been recognized by the Restaurants & Institutions (R&I) magazine for its diverse cuisine.

Annual Security Officer Training posted 01/12/10 Security Officers come gather in several sessions for training in various areas such as Information Technology (Share Point, ARMS, VPR), handcuffing procedures, OC Recertification, Scenarios, Motivational/Teamwork training (taught by the UH Wellness Center), CPR/AED, and a review of the newly implemented policies and procedures.

Annual DPS Chili Cook Off posted 01/12/10 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety had its first annual Chili Cook-off.

RECYCLEMANIA RETURNS AT UH posted 01/11/10 The University of Houston has been taking great strides toward a greener future, and this year, RecycleMania will encourage and enable the campus community to meet the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow.

EHRM PRESENTATION TO BE FEATURED AT THE CSHEMA CONFERENCE posted 01/11/10 A presentation developed by several Environmental Health and Risk Management (EHRM) staff members was selected for presentation during the 2010 conference of the Campus Safety Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA).

UH STAFF PERSON SELECTED AS ARTIST OF THE YEAR posted 01/04/10 Dean Ruck, a senior project manager in Facilities Planning and Construction who also creates works of art in his spare time, was awarded the 2009 Artist of the Year award by Houston magazine.

THECB APPROVES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
posted 01/04/10
On December 15, 2009, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved several projects.