Feature Story: Winter Safety

Brandy Kemp, Administrative Specialist for Environmental Health and Safety

Take it slow, take it slow, take it slow! Many of us have witnessed someone taking a nasty spill or slip, or have fallen victim to the same misfortune. A slip, trip or fall can come out of nowhere. Just a momentary distraction can end in a tumble-down the stairs, a trip over an uneven surface or slipping on the ice. 

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Director of Payroll Services position filled

Diane Feinberg, Vice President for People and Culture

Please join me in welcoming Sarah Marcus as our new Director of Payroll Operations. She has extensive payroll processing experience,  most recently for an operation of 3,000+ employees in multiple states.  Sarah also brings Paycom experience, having led a conversion for her previous employer about a year ago.  If you’re out and . . .  read more

Get-to-Know a Broncho

Paige Buchanan, Recruitment Specialist

What is your background?
I was born and raised in Edmond, just a mile away from UCO actually. I graduated from Edmond Memorial High school in 2011 and went on to receive my B.B.A in HR management with a minor in psychology from UCO. I then received an internship in HR at Love’s Corporate and proceeded to work at Love’s for . . .  read more

Broncho Brags

Nice Work, Mark!

STLR Assistant Director Mark Walvoord was recently featured as a guest on the “Live Your Purpose” podcast, a podcast highlighting people in the OKC metro area who are leading, creating and innovating on purpose. Take a listen!

Congrats, David!

David Herd welcomed his first-born son, Logan David Herd, Dec. 6, 2019.

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Benefits: New in 2020, Livongo for diabetes and GIThrive for your gut

Katie Saylor, People & Culture Communications Specialist

Now that the holidays are over and the bleak reality of my weight gain from the holidays has hit me, it’s a good time to share with UCO employees that the benefits team has added new wellness programs to the university’s medical plans for 2020. Starting this month, two new wellness programs are offered for any UCO employee and their dependent(s) . . .  read more

Staff Senate Update

The UCO Staff Senate met Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. Provost John Barthell was the guest speaker. Barthell briefed the Senate on the Alignment and Allocation process. He encouraged the Senate to remain informed and participative via feedback and attendance at community meetings and discussion sessions.  

Two amendments to the Staff Senate Bylaws . . .  read more

Tech Corner: Tips for Jumping Right Back in!

Authored by David Seigman and Kenny Taylor

If you can’t quite recall where you left off or where you saved that work-in-progress document right before the break, we have a few tips to help remind you. 

Windows Users

The Windows 10’s Timeline feature helps answer the question: what was I working on? This handy feature can track what documents and Web pages you’ve been working . . .  read more

January Years of Service

37 Years

April Haulman

27 Years

Linda Kelso

25 Years

Glenda Lietzke

23 Years

Julie Byer
Carl Shortt

22 Years

Mike Cook

20 Years

Amy Brown
Pamela Edwards
Douglas Reed

18 Years

Brian Gorrell
Cristy Smith
Deborah Thompson

17 Years

Adam Johnson
Janette Wetsel

16 Years

Alan McIntyre
Karen Vessier

15 Years

Debra Clark

14 Years

Tamela Clavin
Lisa Gant
Constance Squires

13 Years

Dallas Caldwell
Thomas Jourdan
Steven McLinn

12 Years

Ryan Hays
Regenia James
Heidi Vaughn

11 Years

Shay Rahm
Jennifer Zosel

10 Years

James . . .  read more