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October 2017
Staff Council CARE Awards
 
Deadline for CARE Award Nominees
There’s still time to nominate a stellar staff member for a Staff Council CARE Award. Presented twice per year, the awards recognize staff members who have demonstrated superior performance, offered outstanding customer service and performed acts that have enhanced the image of UT Dallas. The fall deadline is Oct. 31.
Seeking Super Chefs
 
Seeking Super Chefs
What’s your favorite winter weather recipe? Is it a family favorite? A twist on a traditional dish? Or just down right delicious? Send your favorite winter comfort food recipe to [email protected] for a chance to have your specialty dish showcased in the next issue of The Sun, Staff Council’s newsletter. The entry deadline is Nov. 15.
Free Flue Shots
 
Free Flu Shots
Don’t forget to sign up online for a free flu shot, which will be administered on campus on Oct. 30-31.
Report Benefits Errors
 
Report Benefits Errors
UTD employees have until Oct. 31 to report any errors in their benefits or deductions from their paychecks to the Office of Human Resources.
 

Items of Note
Office of Research Open House: Oct. 27
Get to the know the office’s staff and enjoy light refreshments.

Trunk or Treat: Oct. 27
Open to the UTD community and surrounding areas. This year’s theme is Board Games.

Comet Fest: Oct. 28
Swing by Northside for a day of live music, chili and tastings of alumni’s craft beverages. See ticket information and more details.

Clothing Drive Deadline
Office of Student Volunteerism is hosting a campus-wide clothing drive through the end of the month. Donations will benefit Out of the Closet Retail, a thrift store that supports the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

Staff Council Car Wash
Use the code 2018 at Legends Express Carwash (628 Coit Road in Plano) and a portion of the sale will support the funding of Staff Council scholarships.

Upcoming: Second Annual HR Food Drive
During November, the Office of Human Resources will collect cereal, peanut butter and jelly (other items will also be accepted) for the Comet Cupboard. Drop-off locations will include HR offices, AD2.208 and SPN1.127.

Did You Know?
 
Make a Suggestion
 
Submit the form on our suggestions page to make your opinion count.
 
 
 
Staff Services
 
Proceeds from the UTD toner and ink jet recycling program go to Staff Council.
 
 
 
Watch the Meeting
 
Missed the meeting? Video recaps are available on our website.
 
 
   
 
The next Staff Council meeting will be Nov. 8, 2017 at 9 a.m. in JSOM 1.502

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