The Broncho Beat: July 2020

Check out the latest issue of the Broncho Beat! Published July 2020 Feature Story: A Letter from AAFSA President Elect Reggie Jordan Get-to-Know a Broncho: Suzanne Clinton Broncho Brag My Role in Change Annual Exceptional Performance Award Nominations Therapy Assistance…

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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…

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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 a Senior Professional in Human Resource Management (SPHRM) and by the…

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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…

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Annual Exceptional Performance Award Nominations now available

Jill Robertson, Employee Experience Specialist Exceptional Performance Award nomination forms for the FY2020 annual awards are now being accepted! Nominations must be turned in by 5 p.m. Friday, July 10, to Human Resources by emailing the nominations directly to jrobertson13@uco.edu. Recipients of the annual reward receive…

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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…

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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 – the Qualified Life Events…

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Payroll Calendar & NEO Dates: Effective Dates for Hires and Employee Changes 

Annabelle Saunders, HRIS and Operations Strategist  The FY21 Payroll Calendar and FY21 New Employee Orientation Calendar are now available.    The effective date for all new hires and transfers must coincide with a NEO date.    Any exceptions require VP approval   For questions regarding new hire/transfers, please email jobs@uco.edu.   The…

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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…

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Tech Corner: Creativity Is just A Click Away

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of Web Strategy and IT Communications  You don’t have to break your department’s budget to express your creativity with Adobe’s digital tools like Photoshop and Illustrator, because the majority of the Adobe Creative Cloud product suite is available…

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Staff Senate Update

Dawn Kaiser, Manager of Inventory and receiving The UCO Staff Senate met Tuesday, June 2, via videoconference. The Senate voted on and passed two resolutions previously introduced at the May general meeting: SSR 2019/2020-003 – Staff Senate Past Presidents Association, and SSR 2019/2020-004 – Archive of Staff Senate Records.   Two new resolutions were presented to…

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