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Friday, July 3, 2015

SOCRA West Texas Chapter Hot Topics

TOPIC: GCP Review PRESENTER/MODERATOR: Cathy Lovett, MSN, RN, CCRP, CCRCManaging Director, Clinical Research InstituteTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterLubbock, TX Game Development Committee: Chris Scott-Johnson, MSN, RN, CCRCClinical Rese...

HSC OP's Published

Updates to TTUHSC Operating Policies and Procedures are available online only. A list of the HSC OPs that have just been revised and published online is available under “RECENTLY PUBLISHED HSC OPs” on the TTUHSC home page under “Administration - Policies ...

Payroll Services Newsletter July / August 2015 Edition

In this issue: Vacation Leave Roll Page 1 Faculty 12 Month Deferred Salary Spread Pay Forms—TTU Only Page 2 HR121– Current and Future Appointment Report Page 3 Holiday Schedule Payroll Calendar Page 4 Contact Information: Email: webmaster.payroll...

SUMMER BENEFITS ENROLLMENT is just around the corner!

Summer Enrollment starts July 10th and ends July 24th. You’ll receive your Summer Enrollment packet within the next few weeks. It will include the dates of your enrollment period -- the time when you’ll be a...

Attention Participants of the WOW!'s Fruit and Veggie Challenge!

The fruit and veggie challenge is over! Did you eat the recommended amount of 5 servings per day?? The real purpose of the challenge is not to see who wins or loses but to realize how very little fruits and vegetables most of us consume every day, and in...

ATTENTION ALL EMPLOYEES

An enclosure in the ERS packet you will soon receive, has information in the top section and retirement section that does not apply to Higher Education employees. (See attached flyer) The across-the-board pay raise applies only to state agency employees. ...

BENEFITS ENROLLMENT FOR SAME-SEX SPOUSES

BENEFITS ENROLLMENT FOR SAME-SEX SPOUSES OF TEXAS EMPLOYEES GROUP BENEFITS PROGRAM MEMBERS BEGINS JULY 1, 2015 Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on June 26, 2015, regarding same-sex marriage; state agency and higher education employees and ...

2015 Emergency Generator Testing

Routinely scheduled testing of the emergency generator and its components at the HSC facility in Lubbock will be performed on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 5:00am – 6:00am (see attached calendar). These tests are performed to comply with ...

Staff Senate Elections Now Open

TTUHSC Staff: Please take a few minutes to place your vote for Staff Senate (exempt and non-exempt staff employees may vote). The ballot is available July 1-31. There are three easy steps to cast your ballot:Visit the link below and log in with your eRaid...

Preston Smith Library Presents: Where is My Article?

Do you feel like you’re in a digital maze trying to find the article you need? The library can help! Bring your mobile device or laptop to the 2nd floor landing by the cafeteria on Thursday, July 16th between 11:30am and 1:00pm, and a librarian will help ...

Critical Care Simulation Toolkit

You are invited to attend a demonstration of the Critical Care Simulation Toolkit at the F. Marie Hall SimLife Center on July 13th at 10am. This is a software simulation package created by Edwards Lifesciences that is compatible with SimMan 3G simulators....

Crossing's Cafe Menu

New Happenings & Featured Items: Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad on Wednesday Lunch - Appetizer Bar on FridayMake sure to download MyFitnessPal to search our menu items for Nutritional Information!! **Add Aramark before the menu item name in the sear...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING EMPLOYEES’ HEALTH INSURANCE AND VISION SERVICES

Currently your ERS HealthSelect medical plan covers one annual eye exam with a network provider without a referral from your Primary Care Physician. Effective September 1, 2015, you will no longer need a referral when seeking treatment from a network vis...

Research Study: Influence of age on the effect of preclinical cognitive decline on mobility in women

Women are wanted to participate in research that will study how the relationship between cognitive function and walking performance changes with age. Participants must be between 65-80 years, non-smokers without physician diagnosed cardiovascular disease,...

Information Technology Project Management

Submission deadline for work beginning in September 2015* As part of the Quarterly IT Project Review, new project requests must be submitted no later than July 7th, 2015 to be considered for the Fiscal Quarter 1 work cycle. Information Technology Projec...

TeamSTEPPS Training - Moved to August 3, 2015

Information on TeamSTEPPS can be found at the Office of Interprofessional Education’s website at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/ipe/TeamSTEPPS.aspx (see attached flyer on training)

TIAA CREF Representative Schedules Lubbock Visit

Jake Litzau, Sr. Financial Consultant with TIAA-CREF will be at theTTUHSC Lubbock Campus on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm in the ACB 260B. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, contact Jake directly at 800-842-2006x219671o...

Verbal Ability and Taste Preferences Study: Female Drinkers Needed

Dr. Amelia Talley is looking for female participants for a research study on verbal fluency and taste preferences. You may be able to participate in this study if you: are female are between 21-35 years old consider yourself to be a "social drinker" have...

TTUHSC Harrington Library CLOSED July 3 & July 4

The TTUHSC Harrington Library will be will be CLOSED Friday, July 3, 2015 and Saturday July 4, 2015 for Independence Day.Regular Hours will resume on Sunday July 5, 2015.Regular Library Hours are:7:30 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Thursday7:30 am – 5:00 pm Frida...

5A Air Handling Unit Renovation

Beginning Monday, June 22, JT Vaughn Construction will begin replacing an air handling unit above the south hallway of Pod 5A. A portion of the hallway in this area will be blocked off and inaccessible during construction. Some personnel in this area hav...

TTUHSC Exterior Window Cleaning

Exterior window cleaning for TTUHSC will begin on Monday, June 22nd and continue for about a month and a half. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Johnny Castellano or Aimee Gossett with the Physical Plant.

Research Study related to Anxiety and Muscle Tension

We are looking for individuals who experience anxiety along with muscle tension or tightness that is distressing and/or may interfere to some extent with your daily life. If you think this may apply to you, this study may be beneficial. This study provide...

Global Perspectives Film Series featuring Being Mortal

The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to spend your lunch hour with us. Come view one of the many extraordinary DVDs from our library. Being Mortal Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015 Time: 12:00 noon CT Location: ACB 240 Death is something we ...

Mentor Tech Information Sessions

Help A Student To Succeed As you are aware, Texas Tech University has aggressive student recruitment and retention goals. Additionally, the university is progressing towards a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Programs that provide retenti...

Joliet Avenue Improvement Project

Beginning Saturday, June 6, 2015, Alpha Building Corporation will begin construction on Joliet Avenue between 4th and 5th Streets. The project will consist of replacing the existing asphalt street and replacing with a new concrete street. Please use cauti...

Fire Alarm Activation During Severe Weather Events

Please see attached flyer for this important announcement from Safety Services regarding fire alarm activation during severe weather events. If you have questions or concerns please contact Safety Services at 743-2597. Thank you.

Educational Opportunity for TTUHSC Employees!

As a health care institution of higher learning, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is focused on lifelong learning. As our employee, we consider you to be one of our greatest assets and are excited to present you with this incredible opportunit...

To Report Pests or Noxious Odors

NOTICE!!! In order to facilitate better tracking and management of details related to reports of pest infestation or noxious odors in the Lubbock facilities, please contact Work Control at 743-2070. A work order will be submitted to all appropriate pe...

HSC OP's Published

Updates to TTUHSC Operating Policies and Procedures are available online only. A list of the HSC OPs that have just been revised and published online is available under “RECENTLY PUBLISHED HSC OPs” on the TTUHSC home page under “Administration - Policies ...

eBooks at the TTUHSC Library

Searching for eBooks is now easier by going to the eBooks search tab and typing in keywords, title words, or an exact phrase. Search results will find eBooks in Koha related to your search. For more information, email a Reference Librarian via mylibrary@t...

Preston Smith Library CLOSED July 3-4,2015

The Preston Smith Library will be CLOSED on July 3-4, 2015 for Independence Day. Regular hours will resume on July 5, 2015,Have a safe holiday!