Feature Story: A Letter from AAFSA President Elect Reggie Jordan

Reggie Jordan, Director of Athletic Academic Support Services 

I watched a man die in handcuffs. It was tough. I’m still hurting today. My heart is heavy, and my soul is grieved. Our community is hurting. We all watched in horror and disbelief when we saw one of our brothers die while being detained. The system of governance and justice has once again failed us. George Floyd was taken from us by those who . . .  read more

Get-to-Know a Broncho

Suzanne Clinton

What is your background? 

I have a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from Mississippi State University. My emphasis is human resource management. My doctoral minors are in marketing and statistics. I am also certified by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) as . . .  read more

Broncho Brags

Congrats, Mary!

Congratulations to Mary Deter-Billings, senior Employee Relations specialist, on the arrival of Olivia Billings, born May 2, 2020. At birth, Olivia weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces with a height of 21 inches.  

My Role in Change

Saasha Reese, Talent Development  

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin 

We are experiencing a time of change. This change is resisted by some, newly adopted by others and long fought for (with great cost) by many. As James Baldwin stated, a minimum prerequisite to lasting . . .  read more

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

Sydney Wood, Employee Relations Intern 

Everyone’s life is comprised of different experiences, some good and some bad. We all go through periods in our life where we struggle, and our goal is to provide you with resources that help you adapt and deal effectively with the ever-changing environment that we are in.  

We are excited to provide you with evidenced-based, learner-focused . . .  read more

Qualified Life Events

Katie Saylor, Benefits Specialist 

Midyear insurance changes are inevitable, and the Human Resources team has been hard at work creating an employee-only accessible website that provides one place for the UCO community to get answers. Case in point –  . . .  read more

What Are Your Business Continuity Plans?

Brandy Kemp,  Administrative Specialist for Environmental Health and Safety

Do you have a family emergency plan? You probably have a plan in case of a house fire, family illness or a natural disaster. Your plan may include storing vital documents in a fireproof box, creating a list of emergency contacts or designating a meeting place. Did you know organizations create similar plans? 

A business continuity plan aids an . . .  read more