2002 ROLL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
Howard Connally grew up in Windom, Texas. He attended East Texas State University (now Texas A & M University at Commerce), where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. After completing post graduate work at George Peabody College and the University of North Texas, he taught high school for nine years. He then returned to his alma mater in Commerce to teach for another eleven years before coming to Arlington.
Connally came to Arlington State College (now UTA) in 1957 as a drafting instructor in the Department of Engineering. Three years later he became an assistant to Wendell Nedderman, who was the dean of engineering. In 1965, he moved again, this time to the Office of Student Administration, where he worked until his retirement in 1978.
Since his retirement, Connally has served as vice president and president of the UTA Retiree’s Club. His many achievements also include serving as coordinator of the UTA engineering co-op program and as secretary-treasurer of the Gulf Southwest Section for Engineering Education. He holds a life membership in the Texas Industrial Education Society, is a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association and the Tarrant County Genealogy Society, and is a past president of the Arlington Kiwanis Club.
2015-2016 Monthly Meeting Schedule
September 8, 2015 – The Food Revolution - Lisa Nesta, Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Department of Campus Recreation.
October 13, 2015 - Living Well - Eunice Currie, AVP Human Resources.
November 10, 2015 - Aging Well - Susan Franks, University of North Texas Health Science Center.
December 8, 2015 - Retiree Musical Meeting - This event will take place in the Carlisle Suite in the University Center.
January 12, 2016 - Your Urban Vegetable Garden - Judy Shannon, Master Gardener, Tarrant County Master Gardener Association.
March 8, 2016 - Human Trafficking - Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
April 12, 2016 - Cyber Security - Amy Schultz, former Associate Vice President, Communications and Community Relations, UTA. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
May 10, 2016 - Jay Tillerson, Assitant Chief of UTA Police committed to providing a speaker on "Campus Safety and Current Topics". (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
June 4, 2016 - Retiree Dinner (5:00 pm Bluebonnet Ballroom)
July 12, 2016- Annual Benefit’s Meeting, UTA Human Resources
September 13, 2016 - The 2016 Elections - Allen Saxe, Associate Professor of Political Science. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
Except where noted, meetings will be held in Room 102B Maverick Activities Center (MAC) at 500 W. Nedderman Dr., from 10:00am to 12:00pm.