The Broncho Beat – May 2022 Issue

Featured Story: GIThrive | Managing Stress through Digestive Health Get-To-Know a Broncho: Sam Washburn, Assistant Professor, Design UCO Talent Development Program Naming Contest Human Resources to Host Shredding Event Tech Corner: Microsoft Outlook Report Message Add-In NEO Dates – June…

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Featured Story: GIThrive | Managing Stress through Digestive Health

Sydney Wood, Benefits Manager Stress and anxiety may lead to digestive symptoms like indigestion, stomach cramps, diarrhea, loss of appetite, emotional eating, or nausea. There’s a powerful connection between your brain and digestive tract, and the gut-brain connection may be…

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Get-To-Know a Broncho

Sam Washburn, Assistant Professor, Design What is your background? I’ve worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for the past decade or so and started teaching about 5 years ago. I’m an illustration fanatic and have done research in the…

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UCO Talent Development Program Naming Contest

Jill Lynch-Silva, Talent Development Specialist The Talent Development team has been working diligently for these past 8-10 months to create a tailored program geared toward acclimating our new supervisors to their position at UCO. They will be learning the basics…

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Human Resources to Host Shredding Event

Allison Penn-Franklin, HRIS Team Lead Human Resources has arranged for MidCon Data Services to bring a shredding truck to campus from 11am-2pm, May 5th, in parking lot No. 11 (between Hurd and Main).  All files, including personal files from home and work…

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Tech Corner: Microsoft Outlook Report Message Add-In

Roberta Botello, Executive Assistant to the CIO The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is happy to announce a more efficient method to report suspicious email and for our users to handle junk emails. The Outlook Report Message button will allow…

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Chosen Name and Pronouns Fields in Paycom

Annabelle Saunders, Assistant Vice President HR Ops & Tech Faculty, staff and student employees can add or edit their chosen name and pronouns via Paycom Employee Self-Service at any time. Currently, these fields do not connect to Banner or other systems. Chosen (displayed…

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Policy Updates

Mary Deter-Billings, Director of Employee Relations Paycheck Policy Employee Relations conducts a review of current UCO policies and updates as necessary in partnership with those who manage the policy. In April, the following policy changes have been made: The Paycheck…

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Staff Senate Updates

Ellen Schmidt, Master Electrician, Mitchell Hall Theatre Staff Senate elections were held in March, and we’re happy to announce the election winners: Academic Affairs Ellen Schmidt, Gary Parsons, Jennifer Burris, Liliana Renteria Mendoza, Sue Haller and Zachary Hunter Enrollment and…

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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 April meeting was held on Thursday, April 14th, a special meeting will be held on April 21st,…

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April New Employees

May Birthdays

1 Adrienne Nobles Brady Redus Julie Baker 2 Victoria Mckee Junghwan Rhee Beverly Hamilton Wylee Sanderson 3 Malethea Wilson Jennifer White 4 Lani Garner Husam Mohamad Kevin Tero 5 Joselina Cheng Brad Ferguson Rashi Shukla Laura Butler 6 Sammy Muriithi…

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