Join Us! October 2023 General Meeting and News from the Chair

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October 17, 2023


Please join us at the October 2023 UT Staff Council General Meeting this Thursday, October 19, 2023 from 2-3:30 p.m. 

Featured speakers

  • Dr. Desiree D. Alva, Co-President, Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HFSA)
  • Brent Stringfellow, Associate Vice President for Campus Operations
  • Roger Cude, Vice President of People and Talent
  • Nossé Ovienmhada, Work Life Balance and Wellness Manager

In alignment with UTSC’s core value to create a sense of community by collaborating effectively with campus partners, meeting attendees are expected to communicate in a respectful manner with our invited guests.

News and Additional Opportunities

1) University Health Services - COVID-19 Vaccines
Our colleagues in University Health Services are providing COVID-19 vaccines by appointment. Additional information is found on the related web page.

2) University Health Services - Fall 2023 Flu Shot Clinics
Friendly reminder: Our colleagues in University Health Services are providing Flu Shot Clinics through October 27, 2023. Additional information is found on the related web page.

3) Mindfulness Summit
The 1st annual Mindfulness Summit takes place Saturday, October 21st from 10am-1pm at the Blanton Museum of Art. The Summit is an inclusive mindfulness event with a keynote by Chaka Mahone-founder of DAWA Heals, different mindfulness-based guided activities, choose your own mindful adventures, and a community picnic with lunch provided. All are welcome, no experience necessary. This event is hosted by mindful UT & Healthyhorns Sleep in the Longhorn Wellness Center, Blanton Museum of Art, Gender and Sexuality Center, and teh John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies. A link to register is found on the Mindfulness Summit web page.

Please feel free to reach out to any of the Staff Council Officers if you ever have questions or concerns.  You can also submit an issue for Staff Council to research via our 'Submit an Issue' link found at the top of every Staff Council web page at Issues may be submitted anonymously.

~Ann Sellers, UTSC Chair 2023-2024