July 2011

STAFF COUNCIL PRIDE posted 7/27/11 The Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce that one of their own will be representing the University of Houston staff and more specifically the staff of the Department of Public Safety.

SECURITY KIOSKS ARE UP AND READY posted 7/26/11 The University of Houston Department of Public Safety with the assistance of Facilities Planning and Construction have successfully installed three security kiosks on campus to parking lots 12A, 9C and 4A.

UHDPS Recycles! posted 7/26/11 Members of the Department of Public Safety have been able to find new ways to recycle.

NEW WIDE FORMAT PRINTER ON CAMPUS AT THE UNIVERSITY COPY CENTER posted 7/26/11 Services expand at the University Copy Center with the addition of the HP L25500 printer to the Welcome Center store location in early July.

LEADING THE SUSTAINABILITY CHARGE posted 7/25/11 UH is serious about sustainability, and its initiative shows with the addition of two sustainability coordinators to the staff this year.

SAVE THE DATE: SIGN UP FOR MOVE-IN DAY ON AUGUST 19-20 posted 7/22/11 Become a CougarMOVER and welcome back our students as they make UH their new home.

UH DINING SERVICES MANAGERS RECOGNIZED FOR LEADERSHIP posted 7/21/11 On July 13, 2011 the team at UH Dining Services (UHDS) was recognized for outstanding leadership and successful project completion by leaders from ARAMARK,

CENTRAL PLANT CONSTRUCTION EXISTING FENCING UPDATE posted 7/19/11 The attached map shows the existing fencing which is up around the Central Plant construction site.

BEAUTIFYING OUR CAMPUS: CLEAN UP DAY SCHEDULED AUGUST 2  posted 7/18/11 Administration & Finance is bringing the entire campus together to help refresh our campus.

BEHIND THE SCENES: TINA NEWHAUSER JOINS CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted 7/15/11 Tina Newhauser took over the reins as theatre manager at Cullen Performance Hall on July 1.


STARBUCKS TREAT RECEIPTS TO BEGIN JULY 18th posted 7/14/11 Beginning July 18th you’ll have a worthwhile incentive to enjoy coffee not just once, but twice during your class or work day.

UH MAIN CAMPUS MOSQUITO SPRAYING posted 7/14/11 On Monday, July 18, 2011, Myers Pest and Termite Control will be conducting mosquito spraying throughout the UH Main Campus from 5:00pm – 10:00pm.

METRO'S PUBLICATION FOR SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS posted 7/12/11 To provide better service to their customers, METRO is implementing route and schedule modifications in August 2011.

PEOPLEADMIN (OJS) UPGRADE posted 7/11/11 The University of Houston is in the first stage of upgrading PeopleAdmin (OJS).

FACULTY/STAFF $5 FRIDAYS TAKE ON A NEW TRADITION posted 7/08/11 Red Fridays have long been a large part of Cougar Pride on campus. To help support the movement, UH Dining Services is tweaking the $5 Faculty/Staff Friday lunch program.

LIFE FLIGHT CLASS posted 7/06/11 With the assistance of the Memorial Hermann Life Flight critical care, air medical transport service based in Houston.

LEARN HOW YOU CAN DO YOUR PART TO PREPARE UH posted 7/06/11 JOIN US for the first UH Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for the University of Houston beginning August 2, 2011.

HR BENEFITS FAIR ON JULY 13th posted 7/01/11 The 5th Annual Human Resources Benefits Fair is scheduled for July 13, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Houston Room in the University Center.

USPS OFFERS DISCOUNT ON POSTAGE WITH MOBILE BAR CODE PROMOTION  posted 7/01/11 Business mailers can get three percent off on postage during the United States Postal Service's mobile barcode promotion.

IT SERVICE REQUEST IMPROVEMENTS MADE FOR ON-CAMPUS RESIDENTS posted 7/01/11 IT service requests will now be routed directly to the IT technicians to allow for faster, more efficient response times.

2011 CAMPUS-WIDE OFFICE SUPPLY SWAP-A-THON posted 7/01/11 Bring your excess or unused office supplies and swap them for another department's donated items. UH Benefits Fair, Wednesday, July 13 in the Houston Room from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.