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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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.

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

The Broncho Beat – March 2022 Issue

Featured Story: New EAP Benefit Provider–Deer Oaks Get to Know a Broncho!: M’Lissa Freeman We celebrate you faculty, staff, and student employees! Fire Safety Start the 2022 Tax Year Off Right by Checking Your Withholding Ethics and Ethical Behavior Policy…

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Policy Changes

Mary Deter-Billings, Director of Employee Relations and Communications Employee Relations conducts a review of current UCO policies and updates as necessary in partnership with those who manage the policy. In March 2022, the following policy change was made: Tuition Waiver…

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The Broncho Beat – February 2022 Issue

Feature Story: Live Heart Healthy Month Get-to-Know a Broncho: Bailey Cheatham Virtual Dare to Lead™ Registration Open Policy Changes How a Taxpayer’s Filing Status Affects their Tax Return If You Buy, You Must Comply What are Safety Data Sheets and…

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Feature Story: Live Heart Healthy Month

Sydney Wood, Benefits Manager In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Many factors contribute to heart disease like carrying too much weight, smoking or lack of exercise. This month, we…

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Get-to-Know a Broncho

Bailey Cheatham, talent acquisition specialist What is your background? I grew up in a quiet suburban neighborhood in Yukon, Oklahoma with my mother, father and three younger brothers. As a child, I was always interested in history, archaeology, mythology, astrology…

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Virtual Dare to Lead™ Registration Open

Fran Petties, director of talent development The Talent Development department to host a virtual Dare to Lead™ Cohort for UCO faculty and staff with facilitator Linda Clark MHRM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CDTLF at a discounted price of $425. Individuals who complete…

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Policy Changes

Mary Deter-Billings, director of employee relations and communications Employee Relations conducts a review of current UCO policies and updates as necessary in partnership with those who manage the policy. In December 2021, the following policy change was made: Personal Leave…

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How a Taxpayer’s Filing Status Affect Their Tax Return

A taxpayer’s filing status tells the IRS about them and their tax situation. This is just one reason taxpayers should familiarize themselves with each option and know their correct filing status. The IRS Interactive Tax Assistant can help them determine…

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