News Category: facilities

FAS celebrates six staff in the prestigious 2021 President’s Outstanding Staff Awards

Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Honorees
May 14, 2021

As part of the President’s Staff Awards, on May 12, the UT Tower was lit in honor of award recipients. Every year the university president honors staff who contribute to the institution’s success by granting 30 Outstanding Staff Awards and four Outstanding Supervisor Awards. This year six FAS staff received the prestigious Outstanding Staff Award.

Landscape Services donates more than 400 plants to Dell Medical School and Dell Seton Medical Center staff

Landscape Services’ Dell Medical School Supervisor Justin Hayes helps ready plants for donation.
June 10, 2020

Recently, Landscape Services donated plants to Dell Medical School (DMS) and Dell Seton Medical Center staff to honor their critical work during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The idea sprang from an excess of plants in the greenhouses, and Landscape Services’ DMS supervisor Justin Hayes saw an opportunity to find new homes for the plants while giving back to the community his team supports. 

Safely maintaining the landscape: UT Landscape Services finds ways to perform critical functions during pandemic 

Landscape Services Gardener Zach Stewart
May 4, 2020

Imagine some campus buildings suddenly doubled in size or multiplied overnight. This happens in the plant and animal world: plants, trees, insects and wildlife never stop growing and multiplying. While this image illustrates the beauty and uniqueness of nature, it also highlights the importance of continued landscape maintenance, tree care and pest control on the UT Austin campus.