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Monday, October 10, 2016

UTA says 'We're Listening'

we're listening

The leadership at UTA has created the We're Listening form for faculty and staff to submit any ideas or concerns. Questions, suggestions, and comments can be made anonymously. Various campus leaders will answer questions about policies and procedures.

Celebrate 40 years of adaptive sports today

Celebrate 40 years of the Maverick adaptive sports program at "UTA's Disability Rights Legacies" event at noon-1:30 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 10, in the sixth floor parlor of the Central Library. Pizza lunch provided. Speakers include Doug Garner, Movin’ Mavs coach and 2015 White House Champion of Change, and Vicki Niedermayer, CEO of Helping Restore Ability. The event coincides with People with Disabilities History and Awareness Month. The free event will have open caption and ASL interpretation. For a disability-related accommodation, email

Donate to State Employee Charitable Campaign

The State Employee Charitable Campaign is a yearly opportunity for faculty and staff to show their Maverick generosity. The campaign runs through Monday, Oct. 31. See a listing of agencies and organizations and pledge online. Make a one-time gift or pledge monthly. Donations may be made to one or more organizations.

Discounted tickets available for Dig Pink game

Faculty and staff can claim a discount on tickets to the Dig Pink volleyball match to support breast cancer awareness Thursday, Oct. 13, at College Park Center. The game starts at 6:30 p.m. between the Mavericks and Texas State. Use promo code PINKVB for discounted $3 tickets at Wear your favorite pink shirt. Be among the first 250 fans to receive a free pink shirt.

Voter registration opportunities on campus

register to vote

Register to vote on campus with help from Student Congress and the Center for African American Studies. The deadline to register and be eligible to vote in the Tuesday, Nov. 8, election is Tuesday, Oct. 11. Look for registration tables at various campus locations 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 10. Also register 8 a.m.-2 p.m. through Tuesday, Oct. 11, in Suite 129 of the Swift Center. Or register through

First IDEAS session on student motivation, engagement

IDEAS Center logo

Faculty members are invited to the first IDEAS Faculty Development session—"Student Motivation and Engagement Matter"—9 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 17, in the Rio Grande Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. Lunch and a certificate of completion for attending will be provided. RSVP by ‪5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Maverick Memories

grubbs girls' basketball 1921

Wool bloomers and middy blouses were the fashionable uniforms for the Grubbs Vocational College's 1921 girls' basketball team. Check out the stylish athletic shoes.

Coming Up

Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, Monday, Oct. 10

The Clothesline Project: Domestic Violence Awareness, Monday-Friday, Oct. 10-14

Bed Races, Wednesday, Oct. 12

Troupers: A Musical Vaudeville, Wednesday-Sunday, Oct. 12-16

Fall Choral Festival, Thursday, Oct. 13

Friday Night Film Series: Suicide Squad, Friday, Oct. 14

Presidential Debate Watch Party, Wednesday, Oct. 19

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