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Staff Senate Newsletter • Nov. 14, 2019



Brought to you by: The Office of University Compliance and Ethics

Compliance Backstage: The Trust Line Process

UNT Chief Compliance Officer, Clay Simmons and UNT Compliance Officer, Dr. Anissa Breaux will give a behind the scenes look at the Trust Line including what the Trust Line is, what to expect when sending in a report, and the process each report goes through. 

All employees are invited to attend the Staff Senate Lunch and Learn events. Sign up to attend this training through UNT Bridge or by clicking HERE. Registration is MANDATORY, and FREE lunch will be provided. Seating is limited.

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TRS Members: Sunset Advisory Commission Invites Public Input

The Sunset Advisory Commission is reviewing the mission and performance of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and welcomes public comments on ideas to improve its operations and services. Please provide your comments by December 6, 2019 to ensure Sunset Staff can fully consider your input while conducting their review. Go to TRS website for more information.

Picture of K-9 Keegan in Santa hat with snowflakesSanta Keegan is raising money for the UNT Toy Drive!

Each year, UNT employees bring in new, unwrapped toys for the WFAA Santa's Helpers Toy Drive. This year, the UNT Police Department's K-9 Officer Keegan is joining in the spirit and offering you a chance to take a photo with him. For a toy or cash donation—any amount, you will contribute to this charitable cause and have your photograph with Santa Keegan emailed to you that you can print and frame!

Have your photograph taken with Santa Keegan!

• Nov. 20, 4 p.m.-5 p.m., at UNT Library Mall by Jody's Fountain

Nov. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., at UNT Library Mall by Jody's Fountain

Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., at Discovery Park UNT Police substation

Please note: photos are taken on a first-come-first-served basis.

Student Financial Services is changing their refund process

Student Financial Services is changing the vendor for refund delivery from BankMobile to Nelnet’s Student Choice Refunds Service.

In order to minimize delays, students should log into myUNT and choose your refund preference today!

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November Staff Senate Spotlight: Alexis Guess

Congratulations to Alexis Guess, assistant director for academic services for Athletics! Read more.

Read about previously featured spotlights here.






You are invited: come to a meeting!

Staff Senate meets once a month at 3 p.m. The next meeting is December 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. in Union room 332. Meetings are open to all UNT staff members. Please come see what we are doing and get involved!

Contact Us!

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