News Category: service

University honors FAS Communications team members for communications excellence

UMAC Awards
Dec. 15, 2021

At the third annual University Excellence in Marketing and Communications Awards ceremony on Dec. 7, FAS Communications team members were recognized as winners in two categories and as finalists in a third category. 

Landscape Services readies campus for winter weather

Winter Preparedness
Dec. 15, 2021

As colder temperatures descend, many of us are thinking about the February 2021 freeze and what we can do to better prepare if hit with more extreme weather this winter. One team already preparing for such weather is Landscape Services.

Thank you for another successful year

FAS - Financial and Administrative Services
Dec. 14, 2021

Dear FAS colleagues,

En Español

As we approach the end of 2021, I want to thank all of you for your outstanding work keeping our university operating smoothly in the face of challenges while also advancing the university’s mission by embracing innovation and teamwork.  

2021 Year in Review - eBITS Spotlight

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Dec. 13, 2021

When given the chance to show each other gratitude and appreciation there was an amazing overflow from everyone in the FAS portfolio. So much so that we were not able to fit all that recognition in one video.

EAP offers resource guide for successfully managing holiday stress

Got Holiday Stress?
Dec. 13, 2021

The university’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselors have created a resource guide to help staff and faculty with handling typical stressors of the holiday season, while acknowledging that many of us are also dealing with uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appointments: Heather Hanna, Interim Executive Director for Enterprise Business IT Solutions and Leonard Friesenhahn, Interim Director of Utilities and Energy Management

Service, Values and Teamwork
Dec. 9, 2021

Dear FAS colleagues,

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Heather Hanna will be Interim Executive Director for Enterprise Business IT Solutions eBITS) following the retirement of Dana Chapman, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Heather has over 20 years of combined experience supporting human resources, payroll, and financial processes and systems and was hired into her previous role as Director of Enterprise Business Solutions (EBS) for eBITS in 2019.

National Native American Heritage Month serves as reminder of campus diversity and environmental stewardship

Jack Rouse, CEC member and Little Blue Prairie student leader, was part of the team conducting a controlled burn of the Little Blue Prairie. Native American tribes often used fire to control invasive plant species.
Nov. 23, 2021

Great strides have been made in recent years to recognize more formally the history of the Americas prior to European colonization. In 2020, UT Austin’s Native American and Indigenous Studies program released a Land Acknowledgement for use across the university to demonstrate respect for the historic and current presence of Indigenous Peoples in the Greater Austin area and statewide.

Support excellence: Submit nominations for the 2022 Outstanding Staff and Supervisor Awards

2022 President's Staff Awards
Nov. 10, 2021

Take the opportunity now to nominate an outstanding staff member, supervisor, or both for their above and beyond work in the past year to support the academic, research and public service mission of the university as part of the prestigious President’s Staff Awards.

Bursar Services focuses on customer support with in-person and remote options

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Oct. 27, 2021

A small team of five staff in Bursar (Cashier) Services is responsible for providing customer service to students, faculty, staff and parents, including receiving fees, disbursing funds and accepting deposits, as well as administrative reconciling. University Bursar Allen Moreno explained that customer service includes helping students navigate campus, answering their questions when possible and cashiering.

PTS supports Proactive Community Testing for COVID-19

PTS support the university’s PCT program by making it easier to park near testing locations.
Oct. 18, 2021

Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) is supporting the university's Proactive Community Testing (PCT) program by making it easy for members of the campus community to park on the Main campus and the Pickle Research Campus (PRC) to be tested.