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

Faculty Senate Update

Dr. Kristi Archuleta, Professor, Organizational Leadership, Adult Education, and Safety Sciences

The UCO Faculty Senate holds meetings the second Thursday of each month. The regularly scheduled September meeting was on Sept. 9, 2021, and a special emergency meeting was held on Sept. 1, 2021. The special meeting focused on a proposal to address campus safety amid COVID-19. This proposal and the response can be found on the Faculty . . .  read more

September New Faculty and Staff

Andrew Hill
Assistant Regional Director—Asia Pacific
Office of Global Affairs

Jaein Lee
Central Community Music School

Kylee Smith
Admissions Counselor
Enrollment Management

Kaity Sharp
Admissions Counselor
Enrollment Management

Nikki Gilliam
Customer Support Specialist
Center for eLearning and Connected Environments

Hannah . . .  read more