October 2014


STUDENT WINS SURVIVAL BACKPACK FOR COMPLETING SIREN SURVEY posted on 10/31/14
The Office of Emergency Management selected Sarah Snapp's name from all of those who filled out the outdoor warning siren system survey during National Night Out activities.

UH DINING BRINGS A FRIGHTMEAL TO COUGAR WOODS posted on 10/24/14
Visitors to the dining hall during the lunch hours can enjoy Halloween-themed entrees and desserts, as well as play games and paint pumpkins.

UH DINING PARTNERS WITH BOUNCE TO EDUCATE PARENTS ON HEALTHY EATING posted on 10/24/14
Every Saturday this semester, Dietitian Sarah Feye and Chef Carlos Guerrero are teaching parents about healthy eating through cooking demos and other actitities.

HOMECOMING SAFETY TIPS OFFERED BY UH FIRE MARSHAL posted on 10/24/14
The UH community should follow important safety guidelines and to be cautious with electrical fire safety.

NITRO CIRCUS LIVE COMING TO TDECU STADIUM IN MAY posted on 10/23/14
The University of Houston community can already purchase tickets for the show, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 24.

BOILER TESTING MAY CAUSE LOUD NOISES ON CAMPUS posted on 10/22/14
The loud release of steam at the Central Plant on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23 will not affect steam production to the campus and there is no need for anyone to be alarmed or concerned.

SKYDIVING CHEF COMING TO UH TO CELEBRATE FOOD DAY posted on 10/20/14
Chef Mikel Lawrence will lead a cooking demonstration on Wednesday, Oct. 22, in which he will show students how to cook mushrooms street tacos using local ingredients.

PARENTS, STUDENTS ATTEND 'HEALTHY COOGS,HEALTHY PLANET' posted on 10/20/14
About two dozen people got a chance to tour the campus community garden and learn about healthy eating during the annual Family Weekend at the University of Houston.

TWO CAMPUS FOOD TRUCKS RECEIVE NATIONAL ATTENTION posted on 10/17/14
The Daily Meal has placed Eatsie Boys at 48th and Coreanos at 49th on its list of the top food trucks in America.

GROUP PICKS RISK MANAGEMENT'S UDOH FOR LEADERSHIP ROLE posted on 10/17/14
The Houston chapter of the Young Risk Professionals of Texas, which was founded this past May, has asked her to be its new director of finance.

COMEDIAN RUSSELL PETERS TO PERFORM AT CULLEN PERFORMANCE HALL posted on 10/17/14
UH Sports and Entertainment has announced that the Almost Famous World Tour will be coming to the University of Houston campus on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets are now on sale.

EXTENSION CORDS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE ON CAMPUS posted on 10/13/14
The State Office of Risk Management recently conducted an evaluation of several University of Houston buildings and noted the use of extension cords, which should not be used.

PEDESTRIAN SIDEWALK COMPLETION SCHEDULED ALONG UNIVERSITY DRIVE posted on 10/09/14
A temporary pedestrian walkway will be provided just outside the existing sidewalk and fence line, in the adjacent drive lane, between Oct. 13 and Oct. 31.

LATE NIGHT FOOD TRUCK OPTION NOW A REALITY FOR STUDENTS posted on 10/06/14
After a successful pilot program, UH Dining will be scheduling a food truck every Monday through Thursday from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. at a spot behind the Student Services Center building across from Cougar Village II and parking lot 6B.

FOOD TRUCKS TO SERVICE ERP EVERY WEDNESDAY posted on 10/06/14
Students, faculty and staff will now be able to buy lunch once a week from a food truck parked behind Building 7 at the Energy Research Park.

UH DINING WELCOMES NEW CATERING DIRECTOR posted on 10/06/14
Shannon Church will oversee the entire catering department, including the banquet and sales managers, chef and all personnel, and will provide creative direction for all event setups and ensure all events run smoothly.