FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PUBLISHES FIRST SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE
Facilities Management announces the publication of the first
comprehensive report of FM sustainability initiatives and
CAMPUS MOSQUITO CONTROL SPRAYING TO OCCUR JULY 25
On Thursday, July 25, the campus pest control provider
will be conducting mosquito spraying throughout campus
between the hours of 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
NEW WIRELESS NETWORK SET TO LAUNCH
University Information Technology will be
introducing CougarWiFi, which is faster and
more secure, across campus on Aug. 1.
UH MAKES PRINCETON REVIEW'S GUIDE TO GREEN COLLEGES
The university has earned a spot in this annual compilation
every year since it was first created in partnership with the
United States Green Council four years ago.
Bring your excess or unused office supplies and swap them
for another department's donated item during UH Benefits Fair
on July 24, 2013 at Campus Recreation & Wellness Center from
10am to 2pm.
UH FLAG LOWERED IN MEMORY OF ALUMNUS
Robert "Bob" Warner was a donor, UHAA active
member and a life-long supporter and special
friend of the University of Houston who died
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TRAINING OFFERED
The University of Houston community is encouraged
to sign up for the Aug. 15 session, which will be
packed with educational information and tips to stay
safe and be prepared if a storm strikes the Greater
TWO FOOD TRUCKS GAIN NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Bernie's Burger Bus was No. 18 and Coreanos No. 91
in The Daily Meal's 101 Best Food Trucks in America
ranking, which includes trucks from all across the
EMILY MESSA HELPING KEEP HOUSTON BEAUTIFUL
Since 2010, she has served the city as a member of Houston's
Clean City Commission. This month, she was reappointed as a
commissioner. Her term expires in 2014.
MICHAEL BARGAS NAMED NEW UH DINING DISTRICT EXECUTIVE CHEF
UH Dining Services is proud to announce the addition of Chef
Michael Bargas to the team at the University of Houston in
the newly created position of district executive chef.
IMPORTANT CHANGES MADE TO TOBACCO USE CERTIFICATION FOR ERS MEMBERS
Beginning Sept. 1, ERS members who do not certify their tobacco-use
status will be charged a monthly tobacco user premium - even if they
don't use tobacco
CATERING ON CULLEN OFFERS SPECIAL BARBECUE MENU
The special menu of beef brisket and rotisserie
chicken is only available during the month of July.
PREPARATIONS UNDER WAY FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
It's not too early to mark your calendars for
the annual event, which will be held Oct. 1 in
Lynn Eusan Park and is being organized by the
University of Houston Department of Public Safety.
COOGS COOK UP SOME FUN AT COUGAR WOODS
UH's newest dining hall was the site of the annual Staff
Appreciation event, which featured barbecue, music,
charitable giving and live cooking competitions.
BE AWARE OF HEAVY CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC ON CULLEN AND HOLMAN
Beginning Monday, July 8, the football stadium construction
project will begin receiving large structural steel and precast
concrete components for the new facility. Trucks will enter the
construction site via the southbound lanes of Cullen and onto
Holman intermittently until mid-August.
BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON
The Emergency Management Bureau is holding two seminars
this summer for the University of Houston community.
LOUD NOISES CONTINUE FROM CENTRAL PLANT
Throughout Monday, July 1, and Tuesday, July 2, Victory Energy
will continue running and testing the new boilers located in the
SUCCESS AND EFFICACY OF UTILIZING SOLAR-POWERED RECYCLING AND TRASH UNITS
As part of our Facilities Management Mission and Vision,
We Think, Therefore We Are, Becoming Stewards for Service,
Stewardship and Sustainability, Facilities Management is
working diligently to develop a safe, efficient and effective
waste and recycling collection system that protects the natural
environment and contributes to the success of the university's
commitment to sustainability.