Time for a Vacation?

Katie Saylor, Benefits Specialist

We’re 5 months in to 2020, and things have never been crazier. Possibly the perfect time for a staycation? I think so—especially for employees who have maxed out their vacation accrual. Take a minute to check your leave hours and remember that employees are strongly encouraged to take at least one consecutive, weeklong vacation per fiscal year to allow time to rest, recharge and keep accruing much-deserved leave. This not only helps employees avoid burnout and maintain a healthy work/life balance, but now provides ample time to finally clean out that closet that you don’t let your mother see when she visits (or is that just me?). Take some time off. You deserve it.  

Buddy Broncho made his first appearance in UCO's own newspaper The Vista. It was the October 3, 1932, issue where a Broncho appears wearing a UCO football uniform. He has appeared numerous times throughout the years from local Edmond papers in the 60's to state-wide papers in the 80's. The commissioning of the first ever live mascot appears in UCO's 1979 Bronze Book where Buddy Broncho made his first public appearance at Homecoming. Since that time, Buddy has been a fixture at UCO events and in the hearts of UCO students.