The Broncho Beat – May 2022 Issue

Featured Story: GIThrive | Managing Stress through Digestive Health Get-To-Know a Broncho: Sam Washburn, Assistant Professor, Design UCO Talent Development Program Naming Contest Human Resources to Host Shredding Event Tech Corner: Microsoft Outlook Report Message Add-In NEO Dates – June…

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Featured Story: GIThrive | Managing Stress through Digestive Health

Sydney Wood, Benefits Manager Stress and anxiety may lead to digestive symptoms like indigestion, stomach cramps, diarrhea, loss of appetite, emotional eating, or nausea. There’s a powerful connection between your brain and digestive tract, and the gut-brain connection may be…

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Get-To-Know a Broncho

Sam Washburn, Assistant Professor, Design What is your background? I’ve worked as an illustrator and graphic designer for the past decade or so and started teaching about 5 years ago. I’m an illustration fanatic and have done research in the…

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UCO Talent Development Program Naming Contest

Jill Lynch-Silva, Talent Development Specialist The Talent Development team has been working diligently for these past 8-10 months to create a tailored program geared toward acclimating our new supervisors to their position at UCO. They will be learning the basics…

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Human Resources to Host Shredding Event

Allison Penn-Franklin, HRIS Team Lead Human Resources has arranged for MidCon Data Services to bring a shredding truck to campus from 11am-2pm, May 5th, in parking lot No. 11 (between Hurd and Main).  All files, including personal files from home and work…

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Tech Corner: Microsoft Outlook Report Message Add-In

Roberta Botello, Executive Assistant to the CIO The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is happy to announce a more efficient method to report suspicious email and for our users to handle junk emails. The Outlook Report Message button will allow…

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NEO Dates – June 2022

Jill Lynch-Silva, Talent Development Specialist Please take notice that UCO will be observing Juneteenth on Monday, June 20th. This means the dates for New Employee Orientation will be on June 6th and June 21st (Tuesday). We look forward to meeting…

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Chosen Name and Pronouns Fields in Paycom

Annabelle Saunders, Assistant Vice President HR Ops & Tech Faculty, staff and student employees can add or edit their chosen name and pronouns via Paycom Employee Self-Service at any time. Currently, these fields do not connect to Banner or other systems. Chosen (displayed…

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Policy Updates

Mary Deter-Billings, Director of Employee Relations Paycheck Policy Employee Relations conducts a review of current UCO policies and updates as necessary in partnership with those who manage the policy. In April, the following policy changes have been made: The Paycheck…

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Staff Senate Updates

Ellen Schmidt, Master Electrician, Mitchell Hall Theatre Staff Senate elections were held in March, and we’re happy to announce the election winners: Academic Affairs Ellen Schmidt, Gary Parsons, Jennifer Burris, Liliana Renteria Mendoza, Sue Haller and Zachary Hunter Enrollment and…

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Faculty Senate Update

Kristi Archuleta, Professor, Adult Education & Safety Sciences The UCO Faculty Senate holds meetings the second Thursday of each month. The regularly scheduled April meeting was held on Thursday, April 14th, a special meeting will be held on April 21st,…

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April New Employees