The Broncho Beat – April 2021 Issue

Check out the latest issue of the Broncho Beat! Published April 2021 Feature Story: Recruit for a Cultural “Add” Rather Than Fit Get to Know a Broncho: Christy Vincent, Ph.D., Professor of Mass Communication Broncho Brags Human Resources Reorganization The Benefits…

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Tech Corner: Employee Security Access Form (ESAF) Updates

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of Web Strategy and IT Communications Requesting access to tech systems can be confusing and complicated. Specific and sometimes unique access has to be requested for all new faculty and staff as well as any that may…

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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. This month’s meeting was Thursday, March 11. Provost Charlotte Simmons was the guest speaker, holding an open…

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Staff Senate Update

Zachary Hunter, Graduate Admissions Specialist II The UCO Staff Senate will hold a meeting Tuesday, April 6. The guest speaker is Provost Charlotte Simmons. 2021 staff senator elections occurred during the month of March to fill eightupcoming vacant senator seats….

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The Broncho Beat – March 2021 Issue

Check out the latest issue of the Broncho Beat! Published March 2021 Feature Story: 0-90 Days, Personalizing the New Staff Experience Get to Know a Broncho: Rachel Glass Fairchild Broncho Brags Benefits Customer Service Phone Line Now Available Is Your Team Communication Plan One-Size-Fits-All?  Jumpstart…

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The Broncho Beat – February 2021 Issue

Check out the latest issue of the Broncho Beat! Published February 2021 Feature Story: Introducing ComPsych, UCO’s new EAP provider Get to Know a Broncho: Pamela Rollins Broncho Brags Families First Coronavirus Response Act Information for 2021 Community: The Heart…

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Get to Know a Broncho

Dr. Pamela Rollins, Professor of Nursing What is your background? I currently serve as professor, assistant chair and Sarkeys Endowed Chair for the Department of Nursing. Areas of interest include public health, leadership, complex adaptive systems, community engagement, social/emotional intelligence…

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Broncho Brags

You are exceptional, Kimberly Slagle! Kimberly Slagle, business manager at ACM@UCO, has been awarded the 2021 second quarter Exceptional Performance Award. Kimberly was nominated for rocking it in the year of 2020, keeping faculty, staff and students safe during the…

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Community: The Heart of the Matter

Saasha Reese, Talent Development Specialist According to a recent report by Qualtrics (Herbert, 2020), “Belonging has emerged as the top employee experience driver linked to engagement and well-being.”Is anyone really shocked that people are longing for belonging and community?   We are all essential contributors when it…

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Dos and Don’ts of Job Advertisements

Paige Buchanan, Recruitment Specialist UCO’s job advertisements, job descriptions and even the application process have an impact on the number of candidates we attract to apply. It also impacts the quality of the applicants. ERE, a recruiting intelligence blog, recommends…

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The Broncho Beat: December 2020 Issue

Check out the latest issue of the Broncho Beat! Published December 2020 Feature Story: Benefits Welcomes Back CVS Caremark in 2021 Get to Know a Broncho: Michael Martin Broncho Brags The Psychology of Retirement and the Role of Role of…

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Feature Story: Benefits Welcomes Back CVS Caremark in 2021

Written by Katie Saylor, Senior Benefits Specialist Cheers to a new year and new benefits! As the benefits team has already shouted from the rooftops, the university will join CVS Caremark for all things prescription drugs in 2021. That means…

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