The Broncho Beat Lite – January 2022 Issue

The Broncho Beat is going on a “Broncho Break” for the month of January. Enjoy this “Broncho Beat Lite” to get information on new faculty and staff, years of service celebrations and birthdays. The Broncho Beat will return as normal…

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December New Employees

Aimee BatesAcademic Advisor IAcademic Advisement Allison HudsonGrad Program CoordinatorCollege of Business Bo HamiltonPatrol Officer IPolice Services Dimitri DonaldAssistant Football CoachAthletics Ebony HoustonCoordinator of Marketing & DevelopmentCollege of Business James CurleeAssistant Football Coach—OffenseAthletics Josh LambersonAssistant Football Coach —Spec TeamsAthletics Scott HynesAssistant…

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January Years of Service

39 Years April Haulman 34 Years Mark Hanebutt 29 Years Linda Kelso 25 Years Carl Shortt 24 Years Mike Cook 23 Years Amy BrownPamela Edwards 20 Years Brian GorrellCristy Smith 19 Years Janette WetselAdam Johnson 18 Years Karen Vessier 17…

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January Birthdays

1 Patricia GassCheryl ReedDale ReevesNathanael Medlam 2 Alina MizellSarah HarrelVictor Santos E Silva 3 David SeigmanShekhar RathorJianguo LiuJill Lynch SilvaJohn MabryHeather Davis 4 Andrew CastleberryLori RisleyCassie MurphyKatherine BrownMackenzie MasilonSarah WatsonGeronimo Parra 5 James WestOksun LeeBenjamin HardwickFelicia YoungJimmy Francis 6 Dillon…

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The Broncho Beat – December 2021 Issue

Feature Story: Adjusting to the Great Reshuffling—A Guide for the Tired 2021 Performance Appraisals Winter Break Housekeeping Years of Service Micro-credentials Student Employment Reminders Tech Corner: Staying Connected this Season Staff Senate Update Faculty Senate Update November New Employees December…

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Feature Story: Adjusting to the Great Reshuffling – A Guide for the Tired

Erika Cerda, assistant vice president, Talent Management If you haven’t heard, the “great reshuffling” is the new moniker for the “great resignation”. I like to think of it as a corporate rebrand. Whatever you’d like to call it, employees are…

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2021 Performance Appraisals

Sydney Wood, specialist, Employee Relations It’s that time of the year again! As we look forward to 2022, it’s time for us to reflect on the challenges we’ve faced and our achievements over this past year. Performance appraisals provide a…

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Winter Break Housekeeping

Jeff Mlekush, coordinator safety operations, Environmental Health and Safety Shortly, we will all be enjoying the winter break. Before the break, here are a few housekeeping items to put on your to-do list before you leave campus. Remove all holiday…

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Years of Service Micro-credentials

Mary Deter-Billings, manager, Employee Relations Employee Relations has partnered with LX Studio to offer micro-credentials which will be showcased through a digital badge to celebrate significant milestones in faculty and staff member’s career at UCO. Starting this month, faculty and…

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Student Employment Reminders

Brittany Holbrook, talent operations specialist Student employees remain active in Paycom from Fall to Spring automatically.  If a student fails to meet enrollment requirements for Spring, they will be terminated during HR’s “Enrollment Audit” which is completed by the HR…

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Tech Corner: Staying Connected this Season

Stephanie Edwards, manager of web strategies and OIT communications, IT During this busy holiday season, make sure you can securely access your UCO information from wherever your travels might take you! UCO’s VPN, or “Virtual Private Network”, AnyConnect makes it…

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Staff Senate Update

Ellen Schmidt, master electrician, Mitchell Hall Theatre The Staff Senate met on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Our guest speaker was Christopher Lynch, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success. We passed two amendments to the Staff Senate Bylaws: SSA 2021/2022- 001…

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