May 2012


UH JOB FAIR posted 5/29/12 UH will be holding a job fair on June 22, 2012 to fill benefits-eligible openings in Plant Operations/Facilities, UH Department of Public Safety and Information Technology.

UH CAMPUS MOSQUITO SPRAYING posted 5/29/12 Today, Tuesday, May 29, 2012 Myers Pest Services will be conducting mosquito spraying throughout the UH Campus from 5:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m.

UHDS WELCOMES NEW STARBUCKS LOCATION MANAGER posted 5/25/12 Please join us in welcoming Danielle Hartmann to the UH Dining Services team as the newest retail location manager.

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PROJECT MANAGERS WORK BEHIND THE SCENES TO MAINTAIN TIER ONE UNIVERSITY posted 5/25/12 As the University of Houston continues its Tier One journey, it is essential to have a campus and facilities that reflect our success and provide a solid base as we pursue our mission.

MELCHER PARKING LOT 19A RECONSTRUCTION posted 5/25/12 Starting Tuesday, May 29, 2012 reconstruction of Melcher Parking Lot 19A will begin.

ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE AND STUDENT AFFAIRS HOST 4TH ANNUAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP FORUM posted 5/25/12 Student leaders can get the inside track on the main facets of the university during the 4th Annual Student Leadership Forum on Wednesday, June 13.

UC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT UPDATE posted 5/25/12 The student-driven University Center Transformation Project, transforming the University Center into a Tier One hub for student life, is in the final stages of preparing to break ground.

UH COUGAR CONNECT HUB EVENT posted 5/24/12 The UH Purchasing Department is pleased to announce the Cougar Connect HUB Event 2012 on Friday, June 15, 2012, from 8:30am to 12:30pm in the Rockwell Pavilion of the M.D. Anderson Library.

COUGAR PLACE DRIVE TRAFFIC REROUTE posted 5/23/12 On Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 2:00 to 6:30 AM, a small section of Cougar Place Drive (in front of the Cougar Place Sophomore Housing construction site) will be closed to traffic.

AUXILIARY SERVICES AND ARAMARK RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIP posted 5/16/12 UH Auxiliary Services and ARAMARK, the university's food service provider, received the Outstanding Collaboration and Partnership Award.

UHDS WASTE MINIMIZATION PROGRAM PRODUCING POSITIVE CHANGE posted 5/16/12 The program aims to reduce the amount of food waste produced by the kitchens when preparing and serving food.

2012 CLICK IT OR TICKET TO BOOST SEAT BELT USE - DAY AND NIGHT posted 5/16/12 The University of Houston Police Department will be starting the Click It or Ticket campaign next month.

PARKING LOT CLOSURE AND POWER OUTAGES  posted 5/15/12 On Friday, May 18, 2012 at 2:00 pm, one of two entrances to parking lot 11A will be closed. See attached map.

NEW EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TESTED  posted 5/15/12 The University of Houston's Office of Emergency Management learned that the New Emergency Communications System was tested on May 14.

CHEMICAL WASTE MINIMIZATION PROGRESS  posted 5/15/12 Efforts undertaken by Environmental Health & Safety over the past 12 months to minimize the amount of chemical waste shipped offsite for disposal and associated expense.

CAMPUS ELECTRICAL UPDATE  posted 5/14/12 The campus experienced a power outage early this morning due to a substation feeder issue which supports the campus operations.

CULLEN LANE CLOSURE posted 5/14/12 The northbound lanes of Cullen Boulevard between Entrances 13 & 14 will be closed on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.

PARTIAL SIDEWALK CLOSURE AT STADIUM PARKING GARAGE posted 5/14/12 Beginning Wednesday, May 16, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012, the south pedestrian sidewalk on Holman Street, north of the new Stadium Parking Garage will be closed for construction.

UNIVERSITY CENTER TRANSFORMATION CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN posted 5/14/12 Construction will start this month on the new University Center with mobilization beginning on May 29.

OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY AND HUMAN RESOURCES COLLABORATE ON COMMUNICATION AND CONFLICT WORKSHOP posted 5/14/12 The Office of Sustainability and Human Resources have teamed up to provide UH faculty and staff with a workshop on "Nonviolent Communication."

FACILITIES PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION PREPS FOR FAMIS PHASE ONE ROLLOUT IN JUNE posted 5/14/12 Several representatives from Administration and Finance and Bauer College of Business got a sneak peak at the first stage of the FAMIS, an integrated workplace management software, during a pilot program on Thursday, May 3.

> FACULTY/STAFF SPECIAL: $5 FRIDAY EVERY WEEK DURING SUMMER posted 5/10/12 $5 Friday event schedule to include every Friday from June 8 to Aug. 10.

UH DINING SERVICES ADJUSTS TO SUMMER CONSTRUCTION TO CONTINUE SERVICE TO UH COMMUNITY posted 5/09/12 UH's food service will undergo several changes this summer in order to accommodate the UH community during construction on campus.

EXECUTIVE CHEF BRENT GORMAN BRINGS HOME SILVER MEDAL IN ACE COMPETITION posted 5/09/12 Executive Chef Brent Gorman took second place in the annual ACE competition that occurred on April 26, 2012 at the University of Central Arkansas.

NO MAIL DELIVERY TO UH COMMENCEMENT VENUES ON MAY 11 posted 5/08/12 See press release for more information.

FIRE MARSHAL UPDATE - CLASS Commencement Overflow posted 5/08/12 The University of Houston is currently planning for the commencements from Friday, May 11th and Saturday, May 12th.

METRO'S MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE posted 5/08/12 See route and schedule changes for Memorial Day.

MOBILE TEXTBOOK BUYBACKS STATIONED ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK posted 5/08/12

INSTALLATION OF CAMPUS POSTING KIOSKS posted 5/07/12 As an additional resource to post items for informative purposes to the campus community and as a method to control unauthorized postings on campus, Facilities Management has installed five (5) kiosks throughout campus.

METRO SOUTHEAST LIGHT RAIL UPDATE posted 5/04/12 Construction is taking shape and progressing for the new METRORail Southeast line running adjacent to the university.

CENTRAL PLANT - SITE FENCING CHANGES posted 5/04/12 On Friday, May 11, 2012, the construction fencing at the Central Plant site will be modified to allow for pedestrian access.

CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO AT THE FRESH FOOD COMPANY posted 5/03/12 Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and we want you to come celebrate with us at The Fresh Food Company on Saturday, May 5 from 11 am to 3pm.

SCIENCE & RESEARCH (SR2) GENERATOR RELOCATIONS posted 5/03/12 On Saturday, May 5, 2012, the northbound side of Cullen Blvd. just east of Holman St. will be closed between the hours of 5:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

UH PRINTING SERVICES AWARDED FSC CERTIFICATION posted 5/03/12 UH Printing Services is now officially a certified Forest Stewardship Council printer.

2012 TAKE THE WHEEL posted 5/01/12 The University of Houston Police Department was recently recognized once again by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving organization on April 20, 2012.

UH DINING SERVICES INTRODUCES NEW RETAIL LOCATION MANAGER posted 5/01/12 UH Dining Services is happy to welcome Carlos Puac to the team as its newest retail location manager.

UH CERTIFIES ANOTHER CAMPUS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM (CERT) posted 5/01/12 Members of the campus community have completed another Campus Emergency Response Team.