July 2012


RESIDENTIAL MOVE-IN: CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS posted 7/27/12 Our Cougars need your help! We're seeking volunteers to help with the Residential Move-in on Thursday, August 23 through Saturday, August 25.

UH CAMPUS LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE posted 7/23/12 The recent rains have provided much needed water for our area following the sustained drought that was experienced last year.

ALTERNATE ROAD CLOSURES AT UNIVERSITY DRIVE, ENTRANCE 1 AND 4 posted 7/20/12 Friday, July 20, 2012 with alternate lane closures on the west bound lane of University in front of Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, and entrance 1 and 4 next to the Welcome Center.

OFFICE SUPPLY SWAP-A-THON posted 7/19/12 Bring your excess or unused office supplies to the Benefits Fair and swap them for another department's donated item.

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON PARKING GARAGE 1A posted 7/18/12 New construction of Parking Garage 1A (Bldg. No. 490) will begin on Thursday, July 26, 2012.

DEPARTMENT REVAMPS TO REFLECT TIER ONE MISSION posted 7/18/12 Residential Life & Housing has now become Student Housing & Residential Life.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - PARKING LOT 1A posted 7/17/12 Parking lot 1A will close permanently Friday, July 27 to accommodate construction of the 1A parking garage.

UHPD PATCH COLLECTION RECEIVED SPECIAL HONORS posted 7/17/12 This week at the Police Department, Lieutenant Richard Storemski was honored for the donation of patches to a University artwork piece.

JOHN PRINE - LIVE IN CONCERT posted 7/16/12 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 8 p.m. at the Cullen Performance Hall.

FAMIS PHASE 2 IMPLEMENTATION posted 7/13/12 FAMIS Phase 2, an integrated work management system project managed by Facilities Management, continues to move forward in order to provide enhanced service and efficiency to the campus community.

CLEAN UP DAY - JULY 27TH - Call for Volunteers - Second Annual Campus Clean Up Project posted 7/13/12 It's time once again for us to focus on getting the campus ready for the new school year. Facilities Management staff is already hard at work doing repairs, maintenance and cleaning throughout campus facilities.

UH AND URBAN HARVEST COLLABORATION CONTINUES posted 7/13/12 Back in 2008, a group of UH representatives showed up in an Urban Harvest gardening class to get direction on starting a community garden.

NEW ERS INSURANCE posted 7/11/12 The Employees Retirement System (ERS) of Texas has set its FY2013 group insurance rates.

FALL 2012 STAFF SCHOLARSHIP posted 7/11/12 Applications are now being accepted, through July 30th.

OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION PREPARES FOR FALL SEMESTER posted 7/09/12 Throughout the summer, the Office of Administration is gearing up to welcome back students and prepare for the academic year.

EXECUTIVE EXCELLENCE NOMINATIONS COMING TO A CLOSE JULY 10 posted 7/09/12 Human Resources announces that the nomination process for Executive Excellence for the Fall 2012 semester will close on Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

UC TRANSFORMATION ROAD WORK ON CALHOUN posted 7/09/12 On Monday, July 9, 2012, road work will begin on Calhoun Road between University Drive and the Melcher Hall crosswalk as part of construction on the UC Transformation project.

THE WAFFLE BUS PUTS A NEW TWIST ON AN OLD CLASSIC posted 7/03/12 Offering a menu that includes a chicken and waffle sandwich, but on a savory waffle and with spicy mayo or ancho chili honey.

ANIMAL CARE OPERATIONS UPGRADES FACILITIES TO SAVE WATER, ENERGY AND REDUCE WASTE posted 7/03/12 The team has taken the next step to improve the facilities to make it more sustainable.

UH DINING SERVICES SELECTS NEW RETAIL FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR posted 7/02/12 UH Dining Services has chosen to promote Marketing Manager, Misty Pierce, to the role of Retail Food Service Director this summer.

HONOR GUARD posted 7/02/12 On Wednesday, June 27, 2012, the University of Houston Police Department spotlighted its newly formed Honor Guard during a swearing in ceremony at the MD Anderson Rockwell Pavilion.