Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Chism, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History “As a professor, I love and appreciate the opportunity to be a mentor to young men and to young women beyond just covering the course content.” Jonathan Chism loves being able to inspire and motivate students from multiple backgrounds on their journey and show them they too can achieve. “As aContinue reading “Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Chism, Ph.D.”

Summer New Employees

Staff Sheila Lloyd – Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs               John Indiatsi – Director, Academic Advising Center Gianfranco Herrera – Joint Advisor Brittanie Waldon – Project Coordinator Institutional Effectiveness Christine Poleski – Assistant Dean, College of Business Kristina Lucero – HRIS Analyst Employment Services and Operations Emily Johnson – Assistant Director, Assessment Humanities & Social SciencesContinue reading “Summer New Employees”

Employee Celebrations & Achievements

Let’s celebrate your special occasions and achievements with UHD! Tell us about your anniversaries, births, marriages, promotions, accomplishments and anything else you want to celebrate. Share your news with coworkers and friends by submitting your celebration to ESO. Your submissions will be posted in the next issue of The HUB Employee. We look forward toContinue reading “Employee Celebrations & Achievements”

PayFlex Systems takes over as new TexFlex administrator

On September 1, PayFlex Systems, Inc. took over as the new TexFlex flexible spending accounts (FSAs) program administrator from WageWorks. This change does not affect how much participants can contribute, eligible expenses or other program rules. Filing claims for PY21 expenses If participating employees incurred expenses before August 31, but didn’t file claims with WageContinue reading “PayFlex Systems takes over as new TexFlex administrator”

Summer Kudos Recipients

JUNE RECIPIENTS Academic Affairs Michelle Moosally Academic Support Center Isidro Grau Career Development Center Katherine Knapp Emergency Management Ricardo Perea Employment Services & Operations Jacqueline Batiste Donnie Kesterson Enrollment Management Courtney Schroeder Institutional Effectiveness Judy Owens Interdisciplinary Studies Melissa Hovsepian Joint Advising Lou Ann James Programming & Curriculum Bobbi Shaw Registrar Jeancarlo Guzman Chandra SlaughterContinue reading “Summer Kudos Recipients”

Regain the joy in your work

Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. Carlos Castaneda Are you happy at work? The answer may depend on your attitude. The New York Post explains how to move from enduring your job to enjoying it: • Keep your balance. Don’t devoteContinue reading “Regain the joy in your work”

HR Suggestion Box

Employment Services & Operations (ESO) is interested in your HR-related suggestions. You can submit your suggestions via our online suggestions box. The box is anonymous, but you have the option of providing your contact information if you would like someone to follow up. Please submit your suggestions below. If you request someone to follow up,Continue reading “HR Suggestion Box”

ESO Pulse Survey

UHD Employment Services & Operations would like to better understand your needs Please take our very brief pulse survey. This survey covers questions concerning your work/life experience. It is completely anonymous. The survey should take less than one minute and will remain open until October 31, 2021. If you have any questions about the survey,Continue reading “ESO Pulse Survey”

Staff Spotlight: Amanda McClendon

Electronic Resources Acquisition Librarian By Tiffianie Perritt Amanda grew up in Houston, attended Baylor University for her bachelor’s degree and earned her master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She began work at UHD in September 2018 in the Technical Services department of the W.I. Dykes Library and serves as a liaison forContinue reading “Staff Spotlight: Amanda McClendon”