April 4, 2022

University Day

UNT staff were on hand to celebrate University Day by promoting their programs and services to students, as well as a clean up crew to help keep our campus beautiful. Enjoy more photos on Staff Senate Instagram.

Drop in for a Smorgasbord

Thank you to UNT staff for visiting our final event to celebrate Staff Appreciation Month with Drop in for a Smorgasbord last Thursday. We had a great attendance and turnout at the Union and Discovery Park with very little remaining for giveaways! Thanks to Liz Berry and the Staff Senate planning committee with additional support from Lisa Martin.

Guided Painting and Embroidery 101 Sessions

Creative talent shines with Barbara Whitacre, Sr. Administrative Specialist in Housing & Residence Life, and her rendition of Starry Night on canvas. Taylor Torres from DSA Special Project, teaches the basics of hand embroidering through a beginner’s level session.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month! UNT is dedicated to ending violence on campus, and creating places for advocacy, activism and healing. The UNT Survivor Advocacy team has partnered with several on-campus partners such as the Women & Gender Studies Department, We Mean Green Fund, Her Campus, the Multicultural Center, and the Division of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) and several community partners to host a month full of events. SAAM kicks off with a clothing drive throughout the month for Heels on the Move to Heal. All donations can be taken to Union Suite 411. Find more events and details at idea.unt.edu/voluntary-consent.

Campus Safety & Security Seminar: Spring 2022

Learn how to prepare for disasters and emergencies, how to maintain personal safety, how to prepare for active threat events, how to support sexual assault survivors, how to support struggling UNT community members, and more. The information in this training can help you be safe anywhere you are.

Date: April 8 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. 
Presenters: Emergency Management & Safety Services and UNT Police
Location via Zoom: https://unt.zoom.us/j/84028828165

Staff Profile Photos

For newly hired staff who need to schedule an official UNT profile headshot, please visit the UBSC sign-up form. Please check in at the front desk when you arrive at the University Services Building - located at the West end of Parking Lot 20 off of North Texas Blvd. UBSC recommends not wearing a green top as the background is green.  If you need further assistance concerning your portrait contact URCMStudio@unt.edu.

Closure Alert

The traffic pattern of North Texas Blvd. has shifted to one lane each direction between Highland and Eagle. Drive carefully and expect delays. Stay tuned for more updates by visiting: https://bit.ly/NTBconstruction

ABCA Training

Staff participation in the following training will satisfy 2021-2022 Academic Affairs Anti-Bias and Cultural Awareness Program requirements

Approaches to Implementing DEI in STEM Spaces
Speaker: Dr. Donna Stokes
Date: April 7, 2022
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Bridge Learning

COGNOS Training
Date: April 11, 2022
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Web Conferencing and In-Person
Instructor: Budget Office

PCard Holder & Approver Training
Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Inter-departmental Transfer (IDT) Training
Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Zoom

Register for training in Bridge

Neurodiversity: Celebrating Differences, Supporting Success

"Neurodiversity: Celebrating Differences, Supporting Success" is an Anti-Bias and Cultural Awareness program sponsored by the Neurodiversity Professional Network and the Division of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access. Join the virtual event on Wednesday, April 13, 2:30 to 4 p.m. through Bridge; the registration link is https://unt.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/3061a324/enroll. Drs. Lori Slater and Laurie Edmondson from Drury University will discuss the concept of neurodiversity, the neurodiversity movement and common supports for neurodivergent students and employees. Attendees will earn 1.5 hours of ABCA credit.

Reminder: Completing the Final Disposition Log (FDL) Workshop

Institutional Records Management Program’s Effectively Completing the Final Disposition Log is offering an interactive workshop (via Zoom) for UNT, UNT Dallas and UNT System. The workshop provides hands on experience, best practices and tips and trick for finding records in the Records Retention Schedule and completing the Final Disposition Log.  The Introduction to Records Management and Retention training is a prerequisite to Effectively Completing the Final Disposition Log. Please visit Effectively Completing the Final Disposition Log on Bridge to register for the available training session that will be held on April 21, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.