UTA alumna emphasizes the importance of mammograms
Sheri Mathis, UTA alumna and two-time breast cancer conqueror, credits mammograms with saving her life as well as those of her three sisters. Since Mathis founded Mammogram Poster Girls in 2018, the organization has launched a number of initiatives focused on providing underserved communities access to screening and diagnostic mammograms.
First-generation UTA students will have the opportunity to receive additional scholarship support thanks to a generous gift from Yardi Systems. Yardi Scholars will receive $10,000 per year for up to four consecutive years of study.
Marion Ball congratulated for Glaser Award
The Center for Mexican American Studies will show the Santos Vive Documentary, followed by a discussion with Richard Gonzales, UTA alumnus, activist, and writer, on Thursday, Oct. 26, 5:30-9 p.m. in the Carlisle Suite of University Center. The documentary tells the story of 12-year-old Santos Rodriguez, who 50 years ago was killed by a Dallas police officer who was attempting to coerce a confession regarding the theft of $8 from a gas station vending machine.
UTA is holding flu and COVID-19 vaccination clinics for employees, retirees, and their covered dependents Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in Room 113 of Trinity Hall. About 100 slots are available for each day. Register. The latest COVID-19 booster will be available while supplies last.
Sale on Champion clothing, accessories
A 20% off sale on Champion clothing and accessories began yesterday in the UTA Bookstore and will continue until Tuesday, Oct. 24. The sale is valid both in store and online.
Join fellow working Mavericks for a dive into Wellness and learn hands-on tools to navigate the way to better holistic health. This month the focus of Wellness Wednesday is intellectual wellness. Register for the event, which will be Wednesday, Oct. 25, 12-1 p.m. in Room 104 of Trinity Hall.
Services set for Wayne Duke
Wayne Duke, former vice president of student affairs, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, at his home in Arlington. A memorial service will take place at Wade Funeral Home and Crematory at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27. The funeral home is located at 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway in Arlington.
Celebrate spooky season with UTA Women’s Volleyball Monday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m. at College Park Center, as the Lady Mavs take on Stephen F. Austin University. Children are encouraged to dress up in costumes and trick-or-treat on the concourse before the match.
Compliance training is due
This is a reminder for employees who recently received notification to complete their annual employee compliance training in Canvas. The due date for the training is Thursday, Oct 26. For questions, contact University Compliance Services at 817-272-2080 or email@example.com.
Join the Information Security Office for a spooktacular good time at this year’s Halloween Open House. There will be snacks, games, and prizes for the taking. Join the fun in the University Center Gallery Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The UTA Fraternity & Sorority Community invites all faculty, staff, their families, and community members to celebrate the fall season at Great Pumpkin Carnival, set for Monday, Oct. 30, 6-8 p.m. in Maverick Circle. Great Pumpkin Carnival will be a free, safe, and fun trick-or-treating event with games, activities, popcorn, and candy.
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Learn to recognize and avoid phishing scams. Read more about this week's tip from the Information Security Office.
For UT System Day, the Office of Talent, Culture, and Engagement, Staff Advisory Council, and Employee Advisory Council will stop by each department with mid-week treats to acknowledge and appreciate faculty and staff for being a part of the UT System. Visits will be through 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
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