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Staff Senate Newsletter • Jan. 23, 2020

February Lunch & Learn Series

Brought to you by: Human Resources Organizational Development and Engagement

Benefits of the EAP: What Can the Employee Assistance Program Do For You?

Registration is now open for the upcoming Lunch & Learn held on February 4th from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in Union 332.

Learn about the benefits associated with your EAP plan! The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offered to all employees, their household members and dependents. The program offers free, confidential problem assessments, counseling (up to six sessions per personal situation, per year) and referrals.

In addition, the EAP website offers a wide array of web-based training, assessments, articles, tips, and resources including access to a law library and financial calculators in order to assist employees with creating a work/personal life balance.

Attendees can register for the class and a free lunch HERE.

See attached flyer.

January Staff Senate Spotlight: Kait Anderson

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Congratulations to Kait Anderson, UNT Police Officer! Read more.


And, read about past Staff Senate Spotlights here.







Presidential Town Hall: Equity, Diversity and Civility

Join President Neal Smatresk, in collaboration with university and Student Government Association leadership, to continue the conversation that began last semester regarding cultural competence and creating an equitable and diverse campus climate.

Event will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the University Union Lyceum.


Picture of DBFF: Denton Black Film Festival Logo

The Denton Black Film Festival has grown into a five-day event that allows you to immerse yourself in some of the best artistic showcases of Black cinema, music, spoken word, art, technology and more.

The festival will take place Jan. 22-26, 2020. Visit their website to learn more.

You are invited: come to a meeting!

Staff Senate meets once a month. The next meeting is Feb. 11, 2020 at 3 p.m. in the University Union, Room 332.

Meetings are open to all UNT staff members. Please come and see what we are doing and get involved!

Be sure to check the website for meeting agendas and minutes

Contact Us!

If you have an article, announcement or suggestion relating to this newsletter, contact Lisa Cuevas to have it included.