News Category: service

Announcing Retirement of Dana Chapman, Associate Vice President for Enterprise Business and Information Technology Solutions

Dana Chapman
Sept. 23, 2021

Dear FAS colleagues,

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Please join me in thanking Dana Chapman, Associate Vice President for Enterprise Business and Information Technology Solutions, for over 30 years of exemplary service to the university as she plans her retirement later this year effective December 31, 2021.

Utility and Energy Management promotes Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with the Employee Engagement Plan

UEM Core Values
Sept. 23, 2021

Employees from Utilities and Energy Management (UEM) at the University of Texas at Austin began an employee engagement initiative in 2018 to promote an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment within the organization.

Document Solutions gains USPS full service certification, saves UT mailing costs

Full Service Mail
Sept. 20, 2021

The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently designated Document Solution as a certified full-service mail handler.

FAS team members prepare campus for inclement weather with award-winning methods

Inclement Weather Terms
Sept. 16, 2021

Campus Safety and the university’s Incident Response Meteorologist Troy Kimmel work diligently year-round to plan and prepare for inclement weather while also educating the campus community about ways to be prepared on and off campus. Campus Safety’s Director of Emergency Preparedness Jonathan Robb emphasizes that because campus is most vulnerable to severe weather emergencies compared to other types of emergency events, being prepared is the best way to minimize the possible disastrous effects that can occur.

FAS Communications’ Charlie Moore explains the importance of graphic design done right

Charlie Moore Interview
Aug. 18, 2021

Senior Graphic Designer for FAS Charlie Moore talks about approaching design with strategy and professionalism in this interview with FAS Media Manager Veronica Trevino. In the interview Moore emphasizes the importance of using graphic design in ways that ensure messages are clearly received by their intended audience and reflect positively on the university.

ID Center provides online services in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

UT ID Card
Aug. 3, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the campus to online learning, the ID Center had to find ways to move in-person processes online quickly.

FAS units team up to make HRSS requests easier

HRSS portal icon
June 25, 2021

It is now easier than ever before to request services from FAS Human Resources Support Services (HRSS) thanks to the service portal developed in collaboration with Technology Resources (TRecs) and Information Technology Services (ITS) Campus Solutions. Development began in fall 2020, and the portal was launched on May 26, 2021, according to HRSS Director Angie Schoolar.

UTPD’s interest-based district representative builds relationships with LGBTQIA+ community

Sergeant David Chambers
June 11, 2021

Sergeant David Chambers was commissioned as a peace officer for the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) in 2016. Close to a year later, UTPD developed an interest-based representation program to provide law enforcement connections and resources to specific groups. When approached by UTPD leadership to be the representative for the LGBTQIA+ community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex and asexual, plus allies), Chambers, who identifies as gay, agreed right away.

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.

FAS Communications’ James Buratti offers new courses on improving web users’ experience

James Buratti Interview
April 23, 2021

Do you write emails or web content? Are your web pages easy to use and understand? Digital Strategy Manager for FAS Communications James Buratti talks about the importance of improving users’ experience with FAS web content in this interview with FAS Media Manager Veronica Trevino.