Coming up at UHD.....
Candidate visits for Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dec 6-9, at UHD.
Yvonne Kendall, associate professor of music, will direct the Houston Flute Choir in a live broadcast on TV Channel-55 at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.
Information Technology plans to install a new backup system for the Exchange e-mail system so.access to Exchange/Outlook e-mail as well as Xpressions voice messages will be unavailable intermittently between 9 a.m. and noon Sunday, Dec. 5.
Registration continues for UHD's first online Winter Term which runs from Dec. 27, 2010, to Jan. 14, 2011. See story below.
The Fall 2010 Fact Sheet is available on the Office of Institutional Research's website. See story below for the link.
Student Initiated Project production of the play, "La Señora Martín", presented at 8 p.m. today and Saturday in the O'Kane Theatre.
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Committee announces candidates for Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs position
UHD will host four candidates for Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs next week. Candidates will each be on campus for one day of interviews, conversations and tours.
An open forum for faculty, staff and students will be held from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. with each respective candidate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the Academic Building, Room 405. Search Committee Chair Don Bates said he hopes members of the campus community will come out and meet the candidates.
Visit dates and the candidates are:
Monday, Dec. 6, Manuel Avalos, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Support and Development, Division of Academic Affairs, University of North Carolina, Wilmington;
Tuesday, Dec. 7, Ben Latigo, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of the District of Columbia;
Wednesday, Dec. 8, Brian Chapman, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Marine Biology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington; and
Thursday, Dec. 9, John Ronnau, Ph.D., Director and Professor, School of Social work, College of Health and Public Affairs, University of Central Florida.
For more information visit the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs website, http://www.uhd.edu/publicaffairs/provostsearch/candidates.html.
Exchange/Outlook email planned downtown for Sunday, Dec. 5
Information Technology is planning to install a new backup system for the Exchange e-mail system on Sunday, Dec. 5.
During the installation period, access to Exchange/Outlook e-mail as well as Xpressions voice messages will be unavailable intermittently between 9 a.m. and noon Sunday, Dec. 5.
Please plan accordingly to arrange for access to important e-mail messages that you may need during the three hours of planned intermittent downtime on Sunday, Dec. 5.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the Help Desk at ext. 3000, 713-221-8031 or email email@example.com.
Kendall directs Houston Flute Choir on Channel 55 Sunday at First Methodist
Yvonne Kendall, associate professor of music, will direct the Houston Flute Choir in a live broadcast on TV Channel-55 at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at First United Methodist Church, Clay at Main Street.
The group will also perform at the 8:45 a.m. service. By watching the streaming video (http://www.fmhouston.com/Communications/LiveStreaming.aspx) you can also see the prelude, which will feature the Houston Flute Choir and First Methodist handbell choir in an arrangement of the Coventry Carol. For more on the Flute Choir, see http://www.houstonfluteclub.org/FluteChoir.html.
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Staff Council sponsors holiday Office Decorating Contest; entries due Dec. 17
The Staff Council is sponsoring an Office Decorating Contest with multiple categories and the deadline to enter is Dec. 17.
Departments can enter for the office decorations or their door decorations, but not both. Office decorations will be judged on the categories of most creative, most traditional, most humorous, best door and best theme.
Email entries to Michelle Henninghaus at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- Contact name and extension,
- Department and room number and
- Door or office decoration theme
Judging will be held throughout the day Monday, Dec. 20, and the winners will be announced Tuesday, Dec. 21. A flyer is available here.
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Holiday Open House set for
Dec. 9, in Special Events Center
UHD's Staff Council will host the Holiday Open House from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Special Events Center in the Academic Building. Refreshments will be served.
Fall 2010 Fact Sheet is now available
A new report is available on the Office of Institutional Research's website reflecting information for the fall semester.
The Fall 2010 Certified Fact Sheet is available here: http://www.uhd.edu/about/irp/sheet.html It includes information on UHD students broken down by ethnicity, gender, student type, classification and majors. It also includes information on the breakdown of semester credit hours students are taking this semester.
Urban Education MAT Program presents Graduate Project Exhibition Dec. 6
The UHD Department of Urban Education Master of Arts in Teaching Program will hold a Graduate Project Exhibition from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6, in room C-100, Commerce Street Building.
Graduate students will present poster sessions on capstone projects in grant writing, position papers, curriculum revision and research studies.
Student Initiated Project production features comedy in English and Spanish
UHD senior, Emil Niz, will present his Student Initiated Project production of the play, "La Señora Martín", at 8 p.m. today and Saturday in the O'Kane Theatre, room N-364, One Main Building.
Enjoy an evening of laughter with high school student, Martina, in the world of James Day High School and see if her teacher, Mrs. Martín, will succeed in forcing her to "never speak in Spanish again!" The play contains dialogue in Spanish and English and requires no reservations. The seating is open and first come - first seated. Admission is free.
Arts and Humanities Dept. sponsors holiday music, cookies Dec. 6 and 7
Harpist Laura Smith and the Chancel Bells Quartet of Houston's First Presbyterian Church will perform holiday music from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7, near the large Christmas tree on the third floor, Academic Building.
Free cookies will be available. The Arts and Humanities Department sponsors the annual event. For information, contact Carrie Allen, assistant professor of music, at 713-226-5550.
Office of Admission hosts 'It's Not too Latte" on Saturday, Dec. 11
UHD's Office of Admissions is hosting the "It's Not too Latte" event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 11, so potential students can apply for admission and receive admission assistance on campus.
To be admitted on the spot, a potential student should bring a check or money order for the $35 application fee and a copy of his or her official transcripts.
Individuals also can apply in advance online at www.applytexas.org. Paper applications will be available the day of the event. For additional information, contact a UHD admissions counselor at 713-221-8522 or email email@example.com.
Registration continues for UHD's first online Winter Term
UHD will hold its first online Winter Term from Dec. 27, 2010, to Jan. 14, 2011.
Currently enrolled UHD students will be able to take one course during the session, and registration for Winter Term will open today.
For more information, go here.
Here is the list of courses list of courses for the all-online Winter Term:
ACC 3303 Cost Accounting
ACC 3304 Accounting Information Systems
BA 3300 Business Cornerstone
BA 3301 Legal Environment of Business
BIOL 4220 Intro. to Genomics and Bioinformatics
CIS 1301 Introduction to Computer Based Systems
CJ 3301 Criminology
CJ 3306 Crime and Delinquency
CJ 3311 Ethics of Social Control
CJ 3317 Race and Crime
CJ 3318 Sex Crimes
CJ 4314 Women and the Criminal Justice System
COMM 3302 Argumentation and Debate
COMM 3314 Research in Communication Studies
COMM 4380 Field Experience in Communication
CS 1305 Introduction to Computer Technology
ENG 1318 Intro. to the Study of English Grammar
ENG 3302 Business and Technical Report Writing
ENG 3318 Studies in English Grammar
FIN 3302 Business Finance
HUM 3301 Foundations of Western Culture I
HUM 3310 Cultural Criticism
MATH 3321 Math Concepts I
MGT 3301 Management of Organizations
MKT 3301 Principles of Marketing
PSY 3302 Principles of Educational Psychology
PSY 3305 Adolescent Psychology
PSY 3310 Psychology of Women
PSY 3311 Biological Psychology
SCM 3308 Purchasing Management
SOC 4390 Child Abuse
SOSE 3320 Assessment and Evaluation of Children
SPAN 3301 Spanish Grammar and Composition
STAT 3309 Statistical Analysis for Bus. Applications
STAT 3311 Statistical Analysis for Natural Science
IT Training for Faculty/Staff/Alumni
Register for IT training opportunities at the links below. To schedule a one-on-one appointment or other assistance, please call 713-221-8200.
Monday, Dec. 6
2:30 - 4 p.m.- Respondus: StudyMate
Wednesday, Dec. 8
2 - 3 p.m - Blackboard: Customizing Your Blackboard Course
Thursday, Dec. 9
10 - 11 a.m. - Blackboard: Assessments
Monday, Dec. 13
3 - 4 p.m. - Blackboard: Gradebook Setup
Tuesday, Dec. 14
1 - 2 p.m. - Blackboard: Assignments
Wednesday, Dec. 15
10 - 11 a.m.- Blackboard: Communication Tools
Thursday, Dec. 16
1 - 2:30 p.m. - Blackboard: Mail, Calendar, and Who's Online
Monday, Dec. 20
2 - 3:30 p.m. - Softchalk: Lesson Builder
Tuesday, Dec. 21
1 - 2 p.m. - Blackboard: Customizing Your Blackboard Course
Wednesday, Dec. 22
10 - 11 a.m.- Blackboard: Managing Course Content
Friday, Dec. 17
10 - 11:30 a.m. - Useful Classroom Gadgets
10 - 11:30 a.m. - TaskStream: e-Portfolio
Thursday, Dec. 23
10 - 11:30 a.m. - Excel Basics
See all current IT training available
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