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May 2018 | En Español

Staff Senate Elections

Staff Senate would like to welcome the following staff members. Each member has been elected to serve as members of the Staff Senate beginning in September 2018.

Gavin Rhoades

Shane Elder

Rachel Delaney

Finance and Administration
Larry Collamer
Stephanie McDonald
Justin Stewart
Eric Treviño
Margarita Venegas

Student Affairs
Charlotte Cooke
Corey Davidson

President’s Office
Louise Dunn

Travis Craig
Lisa Cuevas
Chris Cunningham
Megan Cunningham
Karen Goss
Jessie Niu
Don Noska
Olivia Wood

Allison Peeler

Summer Memberships to the Pohl Recreation Center

View inside of Pohl Rec Center exercise areaSummer memberships for UNT staff are now on sale. As a member of the Faculty/Staff Fitness Program, full-time staff members are eligible for 20 minutes of administrative leave for one hour of daily exercise as approved by their supervisor, UNT Policy 05.058.

Summer Membership, May 13-Aug. 10:  $86
Maymester only, May 13-June 2:  $22
Summer I, June 3-July 7:  $43
Summer II, July 8-Aug. 10:  $43
Summer II and II, June 3-Aug. 10:  $86
Group exercise passes: $45 for the June 3-Aug. 10
   Note: Group exercise classes will be free during Maymester!
Boot Camp, June 11-July 2 or July 16-Aug. 8:  $35
Kettlebell, June 12-July 5:  $35

For additional information, visit the Pohl Recreation Center website.

Faculty and Staff Appreciation Staff Senate tableReady for some Football? Save the Date!

Mark your calendar now to attend the annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Football game and tailgate, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2018, at Apogee Stadium. Faculty and staff will be offered the chance to claim two free tickets to the Sept. 8 game and may purchase additional tickets for the low cost of $5. The UNT Staff Senate and North Texas Athletics also will be sponsoring the annual spirit contest and employee competition for the opportunity to be given the coveted UNT Spirit Helmet to enjoy and display for the 2018-19 school year. More information will follow on how to request and pick up your two free tickets in August. Learn more about the 2018-2019 North Texas Mean Green Football Schedule.

Parking Permits Now on Sale

Parking permits are now on sale for the 2018-19 academic year and permit prices remain the same as last year. All permits, faculty/Staff reserved, A, and faculty/staff, F/S, permits can be renewed through the parking portal, which has more information about how and when you will receive your permit. Please log in and ensure your information is correct. Those who choose the payroll-deduction option will be charged starting with the September paycheck.

Parking lot assignments are expected to remain the same, but there will be some exciting changes in other areas. Please keep in touch this summer by checking the Transportation Services website or connect on Twitter or Facebook.

Become an ACCESS Staff Mentor

Have you worked at UNT for at least a year?  Volunteer to become a staff mentor for students!  Transition Programs needs your support to help students succeed at UNT through the ACCESS program, Advocates Creating Conversations that Engage and Support Students.  Applications are due July 27, 2018.  Check the ACCESS Mentoring website for more information.

In the May 2018 Staff Senate Spotlight: Kathy Bomar and Kelly Perritt

Kathy BomarKelly PerrittCongratulations to Kathy Bomar, administrative coordinator, and Kelly Perritt, office support associate, both from the Honors College.

Spotlight Nomination

Staff Senate recognizes UNT staff members as recipients of a monthly spotlight award to highlight individual staff members who have shown exemplary work and dedication to their role in the UNT community.

If you know of a staff member who has demonstrated a sense of service to fellow staff members, students, faculty, or campus visitors outside of the job in which they serve, or if you would like to recognize a new staff member to your team, consider the Staff Senate Spotlight. Nominate someone today!

You are invited: come to a meeting!

Staff Senate meets once a month in the University Union, Room 332, at 3 p.m. The next meeting is June 12, 2018, at 3 p.m. Meetings are open to all UNT staff members. Please come see what we are doing, and get involved!

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