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Staff Senate Newsletter • Nov. 21, 2019

Lucky sightings!

Lucky has been spotted around campus lately. Here are a couple of photos in case you haven't seen Lucky the UNT albino squirrel.

 Picture of albino squirrel eating food      Picture of albino squirrel in tree

Photos courtesy of UNT Facilities Facebook

Picture of Staff Senator Charlotte CookeNovember Staff Senate Spotlight: Charlotte Cooke

Congratulations to Charlotte Cooke, administrative payroll & accounts receivable coordinator! Read more.

Read about previously featured spotlights here.





Six Flags Holiday in the Park: 12 Days of Christmas flyerUNT Discount at Six Flags Holiday in the Park

Discounted tickets are available for Six Flags Holiday in the Park.

This special price is only available during the days shaded in red on the calendar in the flyer.

Use promo code UNTHSC19 when purchasing tickets on their website.



Visio Organization Chart Training

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, 9:30 am - 11:00 am, GAB 550A

Are you responsible for updating Organization Charts for your team? Learn the skills necessary to create and edit Organization Charts in Visio 2016. Explore two different methods in a lab setting with practice files, help from instructors and handouts. Register at UNT Bridge.

Registration Steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the Training Calendar tab
  3. Select the Agenda View on the right side of the screen
  4. Search for “Visio Organization Chart Training”
  5. Click Register.
  6. Download the invite and add the class to your calendar!

Mental Health First Aid Workshop Flyer

Mental Health First Aid class available for UNT staff

Due to popular demand, two additional classes of Mental Health First Aid have been opened for spring 2020. The all-day class teaches participants how to identify someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. It builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention. Participants will learn how to offer initial help to a person experiencing a mental health challenge. Lunch is provided.

If interested, please sign up for one of the two upcoming classes from 9 am to 3:30 pm on Feb. 13 (Thursday) or    March 31 (Tuesday) at the Support & Services Building Room 102.

Registration is through Select My Learning, then the Training Calendar and search for “Mental Health” to register for the class you want. You can also find a direct link to the training under “Mental Health First Aid” on the UNT Training site.

You are invited: come to a meeting!

Staff Senate meets once a month at 3 p.m. The next meeting is Dec. 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!

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.