The Broncho Beat – April 2022 Issue

Feature Story: Professional Diversity Network Get-To-Know a Broncho: Esther DeClark, M. Ed. Broncho Brags Maximize Your Learning Center Experience Wellness Spotlight: Everything in Moderation Tech Corner: Self-Service Support Empowering You Environmental Health & Safety: Hydration 5 Ways to Pay Federal…

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Feature Story: Professional Diversity Network

Bailey Cheatham, Talent Acquisition Specialist The UCO Talent Management is excited to announce a partnership between Talent Acquisition and the Professional Diversity Network (PDN) to increase faculty and staff recruitment efforts in diverse populations. PDN offers seven culturally distinct websites…

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Get-To-Know a Broncho

Esther DeClark M. Ed., Coordinator of Student Organizations What is your background? My name is Esther DeClerck and I am a Coordinator in Student Engagement. I started here in July of 2021 and my coordinator role oversees our campus system…

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Broncho Brags

Congratulations, Erika! Erika Cerda and her husband, Joseph Dixon, welcomed their fifth child and first girl, Briar Rose Dixon, into the world on international Women’s Day, March 8, 2022. At birth, Briar was 8lb 13oz and 21 inches long.

Maximize Your Learning Center Experience

Jill Lynch Silva, Talent Development Specialist   UCO offers numerous opportunities, both in-person and online, to improve your skills in various areas. Whether you are interested in learning about Microsoft Excel, improving your customer service skills, learning more about leadership…

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Wellness Spotlight: Everything in Moderation

Sydney Wood, Benefits Manager  You’ve probably heard the phrase “everything in moderation,” and nothing could be truer when it comes to your health. It’s all about having a balanced diet and eating healthy 80% of the time. Which means it’s…

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Tech Corner: Self-Service Support Empowering You

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of Web Strategy and IT Communication To ensure your service requests receive a speedy resolution, consider submitting requests using our helpful Online Service Desk. The Online Service Desk empowers you to seek answers to commonly asked questions…

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Environmental Health & Safety: Hydration

Jeff Mlekush, Coordinator Safety Operations Water is important to your health and well-being. Water helps regulate your body temperature, lubricates and cushions your joints, and protects your spinal cord. It removes waste products from your body through urination, perspiration, and…

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5 Ways to Pay Federal Taxes

Sarah Marcus, Director of Payroll and Compensation  The deadline for individuals to file and pay their federal income tax is just around the corner. While paying taxes is not optional, the IRS offers a variety of ways for people to…

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Staff Senate Updates

Ellen Schmidt, Master Electrician, Mitchell Hall Theatre  At our March meeting, the Staff Senate passed SSR-2021-2022-003 – Staff Senate Shared Governance Definition. President Neuhold-Ravikumar shared it with the Cabinet, and the Staff Senate Executive Committee met with President Neuhold-Ravikumar, VP…

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Faculty Senate Update

Kristi Archuleta, Professor, Adult Education & Safety Sciences  The UCO Faculty Senate holds meetings the second Thursday of each month. The regularly scheduled February meeting was held on Thursday, March 10th. Guest speakers began with an open session with Provost…

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March New Employees

James GilbertTemp Assistant Football CoachAthletics Lauren PetersResearch AssociateAcademic Affairs Adam LechtenbergAssistant Head Coach-Offensive CoordinatorAthletics Robert PetersCoordinator Software IntegrationInformation Technology Ra’Liyn ThomasVeteran SCO Specialist Research & Grants Frank ThompsonRetail ManagerInformation Technology