The Broncho Beat – August 2021 Issue

Feature Story: Progress is Happening at UCO Broncho Brags Get-to-Know a Broncho: Katie Timmerman Defining the Promotion Process Tech Corner: Two-Factor Authentication Coming Soon Faculty Senate Update Staff Senate Update July New Faculty and Staff August Years of Service August…

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Feature Story: Progress is Happening at UCO

Dr. Rebecca Quoss-Moore, LGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Association As of July, the university has successfully worked with Paycom to streamline the process for faculty, staff and student employees to ensure their name and pronouns are correctly indicated in Paycom systems. While the Paycom options have…

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Broncho Brags

Congratulations, Sarah! Liam Matthew Ward was born Thursday, June 17 at 12:56 p.m. at 6 pounds, 6 ounces and 19.25 inches long. Liam was welcomed with love by Bradley, Sarah and big sister, Ryleigh.  Way to go, Allison and Beth! Congratulations to HRIS…

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Get-to-Know a Broncho: Katie Timmerman

Katie Timmerman, Communications and Operations Manager What is your background?   I was born into a military (Navy) family in Norfolk, Virginia, and moved around quite a bit as a child. I’ve lived on the west coast and east coast, as well as the south, the midwest and the southwest. However,…

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Defining the Promotion Process

Paige Buchanan, recruitment specialist Managing a promotion process effectively is one of the ways we can drive success at UCO. There are copious amounts of research that prove just how important it is to not only promote, but to ensure that…

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Tech Corner: Two-Factor Authentication Coming Soon

Stephanie Edwards, Manager of IT Communications and Web Strategy The UCO Office of Information Technology is continuing to improve and enhance security features for university systems. OIT has initiated the deployment of DUO Security, two-factor authentication software, that will be applied…

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Faculty Senate Update

Kristi Archuleta, professor of Organizational Leadership, Adult Education and Safety Sciences The UCO Faculty Senate typically holds meetings the second Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. The fall meetings for 2021 begin the second Thursday of September, Sept. 8. Due…

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Staff Senate Update

Ellen Schmidt, master electrician, Mitchell Hall Theater Staff Senate officers were elected (president, vice president, secretary/treasurer) and appointed (parliamentarian, webmaster/historian). The 2021-2022 Executive Committee for Staff Senate is:  President – Adri Edwards-Johnson, representative from Information Technology   Vice-President – Jakey Dobbs, representative from Academic Affairs Secretary/Treasurer – Tracey Romano, representative from Academic…

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July New Faculty and Staff

Not PicturedAlice Zhang Customer Service Rep Housing and Residential Engagement 

August Years of Service

46 Nelda FisterKaye Sears 45 Edward Collins 44 Ofelia Tovar 43 Daniel Smith 40 Stephen Garrison 38 Brad Ferguson 37 Randal Ice 36 T BassJohn Mcdaniel 35 Robert Doan 34 Mark Hanebutt 33 Ed CunliffSamuel MagrillClark Ovrebo 32 Michael JezercakSandra…

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August Birthdays

1 Alyssa ProvencioShuai ZhangAna Cruz 2 Susan BensonAshley Gardner 3 4 Kenneth KickhamCaitlin JonesTerry SpignerPatty WeirLisa HarperDerek Brown 5 Sophia ClarkMary WarehimeSusan BarnesAshley Clark 6 Bucky DoddLindsey CookKassie SweeneyWilliam Shaw 7 Suzanne ClintonJoseph TripodiThomas TurnerJim HillKelley Lucas 8 Emma Walcott-WilsonChad…

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Feature Story: Recruit for a Cultural “Add” Rather Than Fit

Paige Buchanan, recruitment specialist When it comes to hiring great talent, the phrase “it’s easier said than done” can be applied because we all know just how difficult it can be to find the right person for a role. We…

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