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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Bountiful Baskets Food Co-op is this week!

It’s time for another round of Bountiful Baskets! You can contribute for a basket until 10:00PM on Tuesday night. This is a fun and inexpensive way to add some extra produce to your meals and there are several great add-on options this time! If you would ...

This Week's Free Fitness Class Schedule

This week’s FREE Fitness and Meditation Class Schedule This week, WOW! is offering 5 classes. Cardio Core and More: Monday, June 27, at 5:30pm in Room 2B152. All classes are free to all TTUHSC faculty and staff. Participants must sign a wai...

NEW VISION PLAN COMING 9/1/16: Information and FAQ's available.

The ERS Board of Trustees has chosen Superior Vision Services, Inc. to be the new third-party administrator of State of Texas Vision. This new vision plan is available to all employees, retirees and their eligible dependents beginning September 1, 2016. ...

Crossing's Cafe Menu

New Happenings & Featured Items: World Station is now open 6pm - 11pm Monday through Friday!Grab a Snack Cup from Go!Make sure to download MyFitnessPal to search our menu items for Nutritional Information!!**Add Aramark before the menu item name in ...

Credit Card Terminal Notification

Accounting Services received notification from Global Payments regarding a security update that may cause TTUHSC point of sale credit card terminals to no longer function after August 31, 2016. Additionally, many of our terminals are no longer supported o...

StrEat Food Truck at HSC

Check it out the NEW StrEat Taco menu on Tuesdays and Thursdays outside the Health Sciences Center!!!StrEat Food TruckLunch | 11am to 2pmStrEat Food Truck Menu | StrEat TacosTacos • Bar-ba-Bacon (barbacoa, strip of bacon, pico de gallo & avocado crema...

Candidate Dissertation Defense: Michael Song, PhD - June 29, 2016

You are invited to attend Michael Song, PhD - Candidate Dissertation Defense, titled: "Characterization of Cell Lines and Patient-Derived Xenografts Utilized as Models for the Study of Molecular Mechanisms of Drug Resistance in Neuroblastoma." Date: June...

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Department of Public Health Presents: Faculty Candidate Quynh Nguyen, Ph.D, MSPH

Department of Public HealthPresents: Faculty CandidateQuynh Nguyen, Ph.D, MSPHTopic:“Data Interpretation Issues”Learning Objectives: 1) Understand the difference between random error and systematic bias, 2) Understand the following types of systematic bia...

Department of Public Health Presents: Faculty Candidate Jeff A. Dennis, Ph.D.

Department of Public HealthPresents:Faculty CandidateJeff A. Dennis, PhDTopic:“Social Disparities in Birth Weight: Implications for Population Health”Tuesday, June 28, 201612-1pmHSC– ACB260D - TTUHSC-LubbockABSOP 2601- TTUHSC-AbileneJeff A. Dennis, Ph.D.D...

GIA Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Journal Club

Please join the GIA Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Journal Club for their June meeting on Tuesday, June 28th at 12 pm in GIA Conference Room 4A 125. Dr. Subodh Kumar will be presenting the paper: mircoRNA-33 Regulates ApoE Lipidation and Amyloid-β_Metaboli...

Call for Submissions: University Libraries’ “Archivation Exploration” Sports Issue

The next issue of Archivation Exploration (https://archivationexploration-ojs-ttu.tdl.org/archivationexploration/index.php/ae) , an e-journal published by the University Libraries, will be a sports issue. We are looking for scholarly articles on sports an...

Amarillo Wonderland Park Discount for ALL Employees

The Staff Senators from the Amarillo campus obtained a discount available to ALL employees of Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Correctional Managed Health Care for Wonderland Amusement Park in Amarillo Texas! Go to www.wonderlandpark.com, click...

Annual Insurance Enrollment Presentation

The Employees Retirement System (ERS) will be delivering a presentation detailing all the new changes and options for medical benefit elections effective September 1, 2016; at the TTUHSC Lubbock Campus. This is your chance to hear about the new High D...

New Health Insurance Option - Consumer Directed HealthSelect

Starting September 1, 2016, the Employees Retirement System of Texas will be offering an additional health insurance option. Consumer Directed HealthSelectSM is a high-deductible health plan, which means you could pay much more in out-of-pocket costs ...

Immunization Certification Course - August 27, 2016 Amarillo and Dallas

Immunization Certification Course - August 27, 2016 Amarillo and Dallas Part 1: Home Study The home study program consists of twelve programs at approximately one-hour in length for a total of 1.2 CEUs. In order to view the video programs, you mu...

TTUHSC Holiday Schedule for 2016 - 2017

State law provides for 17 state holidays. In FY 2017, four holidays (4) fall on a weekend. The Appropriations bill disallows state holidays occurring on weekends. Therefore, the state will observe thirteen (13) holidays, which is one (1) less than FY 201...

New DOL Overtime Pay Rules

The Department of Labor has announced new regulations to the Fair Labor Standards Act effective December 1, 2016. There will be an impact to some TTUHSC employees concerning their exempt/nonexempt (hourly) pay status. Guidance will be given to management ...

Parking Lot Construction

Parking Lot E3 and Angle parking is being reconfigured to increase capacity in these two parking areas. Parking Lot D3 will also see a small amount of construction along the western edge to add some additional spaces. Construction is scheduled to begin Mo...

Are you ready for ERS Summer Enrollment?

Our Summer enrollment is July 17-30, 2016. During this time, employees can make changes to their ERS insurance options. Watch for more information, and join us at the Annual Summer Enrollment Fair, July 7, 2016.

Impact of reduced arterial stiffness on peripheral vascular function and mobility

Older adults wanted for Blood Vessel Function and Walking Study Men and women are needed to participate in research that will study how blood vessel function affects brain processes and walking ability in healthy older adults. A dietary supplement will be...

2016 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...

Fire Alarm System Upgrade in Lubbock

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Physical Plant, including the department of Planning, Design and Construction, Plant Operations and the Fire Marshals’ office, is currently performing a long-term upgrade of the Fire Alarm System at the TTU...

New interactive whiteboards in the Preston Smith Library

The Preston Smith Library in Lubbock installed two SMART Kapp84 interactive whiteboards in Rooms 228 (near the Circulation desk) and 225 (in the LRC). The digital capture boards acts like a dry erase board but allows you to capture, save, and share data v...