April Birthdays

1 Jessica JoyJennifer MessickEd CunliffAmber Cannon 2 Peter PollackJan HardtMegan Purdam LarsonTami JacksonAmy Johnson 3 Sherri JohnsonScott SingletonDawn Kaiser 4 Morshed KhandakerTiffany Hendricks 5 Connie HarrisBenjamin TayoLinda HarrisChristian Quick 6 Melissa PaulRandal IceReith EakinsSusan Woods Suzanne FrankCrystal Bailey 7 Charlotte SimmonsJanet…

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Feature Story: 0-90 Days, Personalizing the New Staff Experience

Cristi Moore, Talent Development Specialist For a new staff member, onboarding is a vital time for first impressions and socialization which typically affects how long they might want to stay with the organization. Studies show when meaningful onboarding is lacking,…

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Get to Know a Broncho

Rachel Glass Fairchild, Academic Advisor II, Undergraduate Academic Advisement What is your background? Currently I am an academic advisor. I have advised freshmen in almost every major at UCO and I now work primarily with students in College for Fine…

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Broncho Brags

Congratulations to Dr. Guillermo Martinez-Sotelo! Dr. Guillermo Martinez-Sotelo and his wife Patricia welcomed into the world their second child, baby girl Paulina Jan. 18, 2021. Congratulations, Stephanie! Each year during Black History Month, the African American Faculty/Staff Association (AAFSA) recognizes…

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Benefits Customer Service Phone Line Now Available

Katie Saylor, Senior Benefits Specialist The Benefits department is expanding our customer service efforts by introducing a new benefits-specific customer service phone line, staffed by a member of the Benefits team during working hours. Have a quick question and want…

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Is Your Team Communication Plan One-Size-Fits-All?

Fran Petties, Director of Talent Development Is your team communication plan one-size-fits-all? Or do you vary your workplace communications to meet the style needs of each team member? If you do not have a guide that shows you how to…

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Jumpstart Your Own Professional Development

Paige Buchanan, Recruitment Specialist A 2018 Korn Ferry poll of nearly 5,000 professionals stated the top reason people were looking for a new job was “I’m bored, need a new challenge.” When looking at that statement, I wonder how many of…

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Tech Corner: MS Outlook and OnBase, Now Integrated for Your Ease of Use

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of Web Strategy and IT Communications As part of the Office of Information Technology’s continued efforts to increase efficiency and empower the campus community, OIT implemented a new Outlook Integration for OnBase. OnBase is our campus solution…

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Faculty Senate Update

Kristi Archuleta, Associate Professor, Organizational Leadership, Adult Education and Safety Sciences The UCO Faculty Senate holds meetings the second Thursday of each month, which began Feb. 11, for the spring semester. Guest speakers began with Provost Charlotte Simmons who discussed…

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Staff Senate Update

Zachary Hunter, Graduate Admissions Specialist II The UCO Staff Senate held meetings Tuesday, Feb. 2 and Tuesday, March 2. Guest speakers during these two meetings included Sonya Watkins, chief information officer, and Kevin Freeman, vice president of Finance and Operations….

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February New Faculty and Staff

Philip Carothers Accounting Clerk IIGrants and Contracts Jason PrideauxDirector Financial ServicesFinancial Services

March Birthdays

1 Amalia Gomez-WilkinsonAisa PessagnoSandra ThompsonHong ZhuSarah MooreAudrey CharlsonShae BunasTobie Mitchell 2 Karl NelsonBeverly CoonWeldon WilsonEdward KabrickKinzee Goehring 3 Sheila Whitson 4 Thomas Hancock 5 Samantha KramerLee TynerJerisha Olgletree 6 Byron RichmondShonna CovinBrandon BurrJoaquin GomezPatrick HaleSara Wise 7 Jacqueline Kabrick 8…

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