Feature Story: Open Enrollment

Katie Saylor, Manager of Benefits

Open enrollment is here! For 2022, UCO faculty and staff members can enroll from Monday, Oct. 4 to Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in medical, dental, vision and all other ancillary benefits for themselves and their dependents.

Along with open enrollment, the benefits team is rolling out two new benefits tools—the UCO Benefits App and myHealth&Wealth.

The . . .  read more

Get-to-Know a Broncho

Dr. Jason Eliot, Assistant Professor, Department of Management

What is your background?

I am a born and bred Oklahoman. My family moved to Edmond over 40 years ago, and I am a product of Edmond public schools where I graduated from Edmond Memorial back when it was good old Edmond High School—Go Bulldogs! It has been fun to see both my kids go through Edmond schools and attend Memorial as well.

I went to Westminster College in Fulton, . . .  read more

Save the Date: Annual Years of Service Celebration

Sydney Wood, Employee Relations Specialists

Save the date for this year’s Annual Years of Service Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. Campus is invited to celebrate the honorees virtually again this year; a link to join will be sent out the day of the event. Honorees are also invited to an in-person, come-and-go reception later that day to pick up their gifts, take pictures, and . . .  read more

Mediator Now Available

Erika Cerda, Assistant Vice President, Talent Management

Disagreements are bound to occur in the workplace, whether they be as simple as what to eat for lunch or as complex as navigating an important project where multiple stakeholders have varying priorities. It is how we deal with these conflicts that impacts our relationships and the way we work. Sometimes, it’s as easy as sitting down with the . . .  read more

Homecoming Activities for Faculty and Staff

Kay Robinson, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs

Faculty and staff are invited to join in the festivities of homecoming during the week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 23. The following events are open for faculty and staff to enjoy:

  • Thursday, Oct 21 at 9 a.m.—Bronze and Blueberry Breakfast at Plunkett Park
  • Friday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.—FSI and Food Trucks at the Clock Tower
  • Saturday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.—Homecoming Festival by Wantland Stadium

All events are brought to you by the Homecoming Activities Board.

FSI and Food Trucks

Come help celebrate homecoming and highlighting one of “UCO’s Wonders”, the Forensic Science Institute. . . .  read more

Paycom Performance Dashboard Update

Allison Penn-Franklin, HRIS & Ops Specialist

The performance dashboard on Paycom has a new look! If you wish to look at past performance appraisals, you can do so by going to the “Performance” tab on the Employee Self Service side of Paycom. From there, go to “Reviews,” and you can view all past performance appraisals that were completed in Paycom. If you have any trouble accessing . . .  read more

Tech Corner: October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of IT Communications and Web Strategy

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month—previously known as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month—continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. Watch for weekly tips from the Office of Information Technology . . .  read more