October  2009
 

PLANT OPERATIONS CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER YIELDS FAVORABLE RESULTS posted 10/29/09
The Customer Service Center (CSC) within Plant Operations recently announced the results of a random e-mail survey that evaluated customer satisfaction.

ENERGY PRESENTATION SHINES LIGHT ON UHíS SUSTAINABILITY AND ENERGY ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND FUTURE INITIATIVES posted 10/29/09
A presentation regarding how the University of Houston has made strides when it comes to energy efficiency and sustainability was recently held at the Clean Air through Energy Efficiency Conference.

DEAN RUCK AWARDED CITATION OF HONOR BY TEXAS SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTS posted 10/29/09
Dean Ruck is a recent recipient of the 2009 Texas Society of Architects Citation of Honor-Artisan Award.

WALK IN THE DARK 2009 posted 10/27/09
Walk in the Dark is an annual fall event in which the University of Houston community comes together to take an evening walk to see firsthand what the campus needs to better safeguard the campus in terms of lighting, security cameras, sidewalk safety & ADA compliance, etc.

ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS TO FARISH HALL AND AGNES ARNOLD HALL RESULT IN SAVINGS posted 10/27/09
The Utility Services Department has been able to take advantage of programs offered recently by CenterPoint Energy.

UH CELEBRATES GREEN UH DAY posted 10/27/09
On Thursday, October 29th at Lynn Eusan Park, green enthusiasts from all the university over will gather for informative talks, events, tours and games which will demonstrate UHís commitment to a greener future.

EAST PARKING GARAGE OPENING ONLY TWO WEEKS AWAY posted 10/26/09
The East Parking Garage Grand Opening Ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, November 11, 2009 tentatively between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

UNISERVICES CHANNEL IN YOUTUBE WEBSITE posted 10/26/09
Everyone come and check out Uniservices Channel in YouTube! Lazy reading long articles? Well, here are some amazing videos that you can obtain information from.

WINDOWS 7 LAUNCHES OCTOBER 22, 2009 posted 10/23/09
Windows 7, Microsoft's latest operating system, was released to the UH campus on Thursday, October 22.

NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH posted 10/23/09
The University of Houston's IT Security team is participating in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) by offering campus-wide activities that draw attention to this important issue.

NEW LAPTOP CHECKOUT FOR STUDENTS posted 10/23/09
A laptop checkout program for students is available in Technology Commons. Students need only to provide their driverís license and Cougar Card to receive a laptop to use for up to 48 hours.

METRO LAUNCHES SPANISH INTERVIEW PROGRAM posted 10/22/09
The success of the UH's Green Commuter Fair is mentioned in METRO's first Spanish interview.

LOT PARTY REWARDS STUDENT PARKERS IN ERP LOTposted 10/21/09
This Thursday, University Services is hosting an ERP Lot Party, complete with coffee, pastries, and t-shirts to reward those students commuting to UH for taking advantage of this space.

UH FACULTY SUSTAINABILITY CONVERSATION EVENT posted 10/20/09
Save the Date to come and hear Dr. Thomas R. DeGregori, UH Professor of Economics, presenting ďThe Green Washing of the Green Ideological AgendaĒ on October 27, 2009 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. in UH University Center, Pacific Room.

HUMAN RESOURCE PRESENTS: 2009 MONTHLY INFORMATION SEMINARS posted 10/20/09
Open to all UH Employees, Retirees & Students. No registration is required for attendance.

FIRE SAFTEY TEAM AT WORK posted 10/20/09
The fire breaks out under the hood of a car outside the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

ART OF RECYCLING CONTEST posted 10/19/09
At the Art of Recycling Contest this fall, the University of Houston will demonstrate that caring for the environment can be a beautiful thing.

WHATíS YOUR FAVORITE BUILDING ON THE UH CENTRAL CAMPUS?
posted 10/16/09

UH students, faculty, & staff, Plant Ops wants to hear from you!

STUDENT ERP LOT PARTY posted 10/15/09
First 100 students who park at ERP will enjoy complimentary pastries and coffee.

WALK IN THE DARK posted 10/12/09
The Student Government Association, Plant Operations and the Department of Public Safety will all be gathering together with students, faculty and staff for the annual Walk in the Dark.

A LOOK AT THE PAST posted 10/12/09
This Thursday the University of Houstonís Daily Cougar will be celebrating 75 years of news to the campus community.

FLU SHOTS posted 10/12/09
Being a Police Officer for the University of Houston is not all itís cracked up to be.

WE'RE HUNGRY FOR YOUR FEEDBACK posted 10/12/09
Tell us what you think. Open Forum, October 15th at 1:00 pm at Moody Towers.

UNIVERSITY SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS posted 10/12/09
Meet the 2009 Textbook and Meal Plan Scholarship Recipients at the University of Houston!

INCREASING THE SECURITY TEAM ON CAMPUS posted 10/09/09
Keeping the campus safe and secure is our main concern at the Department of Public Safety.

UHís GREEN GRADE IMPROVES TO B- IN COLLEGE REPORT CARD RANKINGS
posted 10/07/09

The grades are in and the University of Houston has some green cheering to do.

UH RECYCLING IS AN ON-GOING EFFORT posted 10/06/09
Since the beginning of the fall semester, staff member Johnnie King has noticed that UH students are doing their part to fill up recycling bins.

KATHERINE MILLER PROMOTED IN FACILITIES PLANNING posted 10/06/09
Plant Operations announces the promotion of Katherine E. Miller to Principle Project Manager in Facilities Planning and Construction.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT! posted 10/05/09
The University of Houston Department of Public Safety is hosting National Night Out, where you have the opportunity to meet the men and women that patrol your campus, and discuss any safety or security related concerns you may have.

FRESHMAN HOUSING FACILITY BREAKS GROUND posted 10/05/09
This summer, construction began on the newest addition to the University of Houston's housing portfolio.

LILLIAN WANJAGI PROMOTED TO NEW DIRECTORSHIP IN FACILITIES PLANNING posted 10/02/09
Plant Operations announces the promotion of Lillian Wanjagi to Director of Facilities Information which is a newly created department within Facilities Planning and Construction.

SCIENCE ENGINEERING & RESEARCH CENTER ENHANCES SECURITY posted 10/02/09
In an effort to beef up security at the Science Engineering and Research Center (SERC), Vaughn Construction is in the process of completing several measures.

TRAFFIC ALERT ON WHEELER STREET posted 10/02/09
METRO has begun demolition of the houses along Wheeler Street to prepare for the construction of the new METRO rail line.