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A small screenshot of a calendar is featured. April 28 is in the middle of the image, with the text "Chili Cook-Off" written on the date. There is an animated red chili and an animated pot of chili near the text. A person's hand is emerging from off-screen, giving the impression that someone is writing this onto their calendar.

Save the Date for the 2023 Chili Cook-off!

Mark your calendars for one of the most exciting (and delicious!) UHD traditions: the annual UHD Chili Cook-off! This year’s chili cook-off will happen on Friday, April 28, from 3:00-7:00p.m. on the South Deck of the One Main Building.  Aside from fabulous chili, this event will feature a […]

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Don’t Miss Out on 8 Hours of Wellness Leave!

Did you know that full-time, benefits-eligible employees at UHD are eligible for up to 8 hours of wellness leave per year? This leave is designed to encourage UHD employees to be aware of and reduce their health risks, and it may be used for any purpose. To request […]

Don’t Forget About the Discount Purchase Program

As a State of Texas employee, you have access to BENEPLACE, the State of Texas Discount Purchase Program, at no cost to you. BENEPLACE offers State of Texas employees discounts on a variety of products and services, from cars, to theme parks, to sporting events, and more! Just […]

This horizontal event flyer includes details about the Gator Learning Administrative Professionals Series. The top of the graphic reads "UHD Talent Development GatorLEARNING | Administrative Professionals Series. Beneath the title is 3 rows of images with text to the right side of each image. The first image features animated hands posting sticky notes on a board. The accompanying text reads "My Top Tips - A Knowledge Sharing Session | Wednesday, April 5 | 10:30a.m.-Noon, Wellness & Success Center, Marsh Rom - A fun, interactive "unconference" for administrative professionals to share their expertise." The second image features shadows of people talking with multicolored speech bubbles. The accompanying text reads "Administrative Excellence with the Experts | Wednesday, April 12 - 0:30a.m.-Noon, Wellness & Success Center, Marsh Room - A casual panel discussion with resident experts on administrative processes." The final image features Princess Ephriam wearing glasses, a silver necklace, and a blue blouse. The accompanying text reads "Becoming Irreplaceable | Wednesday, April 26 - 10:00a.m.-Noon, Wellness & Success Center, Marsh Room - A candid conversation with Princess Ephriam on becoming your team's most valuable asset." There is a large QR code on the right side of the graphic, under which the following text is written: "You do not need to be a member of Sports & Fitness to attend this series! University of Houston-Downtown"

April is Administrative Professionals Month

April is Administrative Professionals Month and the Talent Development team is hosting three Gator Learning events in honor of UHD’s amazing administrative professionals! Wednesday, April 5, 1030a.m.-12:00p.m.: My Top Tips – A Knowledge-Sharing Session Wednesday, April 12, 1030a.m.-12:00p.m.: Administrative Excellence with Functional Experts Wednesday, April 26, 1030a.m.-12:00p.m.: Becoming […]

March is Women’s History Month

This article was originally published in UHD News on March 14, 2023. As we celebrate Women’s History Month this month, I firmly believe that understanding our past informs our future. While we honor the contributions women have made to the U.S., recognizing their accomplishments to science, business, the […]