HR Celebrates Our Veterans
The UH Human Resources team celebrated our veterans, MJ Jackson and Alejandro Briceno! We would also like to send a huge Thank You to everyone who has served. Thank you for all you have done. Happy Veteran's Day!
Dress For Success Career Fair
On November 6, Connie Kemp, Nikki Duncan, and Adrian Rowland attended the Dress for Success Houston Career Fair for female military veterans. This is UH Human Resources' 4th year to attend the career fair and we are honored to be a part of this event supporting female veterans!
Michael A. McClure, pictured with Human Resources Recruiter/Veteran Liaison, MJ Jackson, is a retired 14 year US Navy Veteran, he was deployed in the Persian Gulf during Desert Storm and honorably discharged. He has an MBA and was recently hired as a Business Counselor 2 with the University of Houston in our Small Business Development Center. We appreciate his service and sacrifice for our freedom. We want to thank ALL Veterans for their service and sacrifice. We welcome ALL veterans for career opportunities with the University of Houston.
Congratulations Propel Participants!
On Friday, November 1, 2019, Human Resources along with the Bauer Strategic Leadership Program celebrated the culmination of year 2 of the Propel program. Congratulations to all of the participants for your commitment and hard work; thank you Bauer College of Business for partnering with the Human Resource department to ensure the program was a success; and thank you Lisa Shumate for being our guest speaker and providing us with tips we can use in our everyday lives to be the best version of ourselves as leaders.
UH Day at the Corporate 5K
The 2019 Houston Hess Corporate 5k took place October 22-24, with UH Day at the Corp 5k being Tuesday, October 22 in beautiful Memorial Park. For the third year in a row, UH won the “ Top Participating Education Team” award with close to 70 UH Employees participating! If you missed the event this year, plan now to build a team within your department for next year!
A&F FY20 Kickoff!
The UH Division of Administration & Finance held its annual Kickoff on Monday, October 7th. MJ Jackson, Raysa Caba, and Court Stein from Human Resources were recognized with awards, nominated by thier peers. Congratulations and thank you for your hard work and dedication!
UH Employees Learn About Financial Wellness
On Friday, October 4th, the UH Benefits and Wellness team hosted a Financial Wellness presentation, where over 120 University employees learned about planning for retirement and the resources the University provides.
View the Financial Wellness presentation here!
Third Ward Clean-Up and Beautification
On Friday, September 13th Human Resources joined the 3rd Ward Proud Citizens on Patrol, Shape Community Center, Emancipation Economic Development Council, Third Ward is Home Civic Club, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Houston-Galveston and many others for Team-Up 2 Clean-Up & Beatification of 3rd Ward! Volunteers helped with community trash pick-up and park beautification and clean-up.
Employee Flu Shot Event
On Wednesday, September 11th UH employees showed up in record numbers for free flu shots this year! At the central campus, HR's Benefits and Wellness Team hosted the event in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion on the second floor of the library, where approximately 500 employees, inlcuding President Khator, received free flu shots!
UH Black Leadership Network
Alicia Colbert, HR Services Supervisor, Connie Kemp, Director, HR Services, and Robin Johnson, Benefits Manager, (pictured above) attended the UH Black Leadership Network's first meeting of the fiscal year.
College of Medicine Bill Signing Ceremony
Human Resources is part of building the 15th Academic College at the University of Houston and contributing to the health of our community. Governor Greg Abbott officially signed HB826 into law in May, establishing the University of Houston College of Medicine. Laura John, the Human Resources Administrator for the College of Medicine, attended the ceremonial bill signing on August 21st, which was the first time a Texas governor has signed a bill at the University.
Welcome Back, Coogs!
The HR team had a great time welcoming our Coogs back to campus during Cougar First Impressions! Have a great semester everyone!
2019 Wellness and Benefits Fair
The University of Houston Human Resources team would like to thank everyone who came out to this year's annual Wellness and Benefits Fair and helped make this event a huge success! This year we had over 50 vendors and wellness-related organizations at the Wellness Fair, and approximately 1,100 employees attended the event - more than any previous year! We had a blast hosting this event and can't wait for next year's fair.
HR in partnership with the Division of Research launched the inaugural senior leadership program – Leading at the Speed of Trust. Catalyst features innovative and new programs in areas such as Effective Communication, Personal Growth, Developing High Performing Teams, Leadership and many others. Classes are filling quickly, so make your selection today!
Talent Acquisition is out in the community working with applicants, students, alumni and hiring managers. Nikki Duncan, Sr. Recruiter, presented at TSU on Interviewing and Resume Writing for students.