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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Faculty recognized with promotions, tenure

Faculty Recognition Dinner

The annual Faculty Recognition Dinner honored individuals with promotions and tenure. Twelve associate professors advanced to full professor, 17 assistant professors were promoted to associate professor with tenure, and one received tenure at her current rank. Read the program to see who was honored. LEARN MORE.

Chartwells calls for faculty, staff feedback on dining program

Chartwells Higher Ed, UTA’s new dining services provider, has launched a customer satisfaction survey online. Survey responses are used to measure guest satisfaction, recognize outstanding associates, and provide suggestions for improvement. All faculty and staff are eligible to participate and submit a survey for each dining location. Each participant will be emailed a coupon for a complimentary small fountain beverage at The Plaza in the E.H. Hereford University Center or a small coffee, cappuccino, or hot tea at the Market located in the University Center and the Fine Arts Building.

Last candidate forum for CAAS director Thursday

The final candidate for director of the Center for African American Studies will give a presentation and meet with students, faculty, and staff. Jason Shelton, UTA associate professor of sociology and anthropology, will speak at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in the Student Congress Chambers in Room B150 of the E.H. Hereford University Center.

Register for the Homecoming Parade

University departments and student organizations are encouraged to register an entry in the 2016 Homecoming Parade. Fees are $15 for walking entries or groups providing their own vehicle/float and $35 for entries renting a golf cart from the Homecoming Committee. Registration information is available at


Parent and Family Weekend

parent-family weekend 2016

Maverick families made lasting memories at the 2016 Parent and Family Weekend. Three days of events brought families together for fun and excitement all weekend long. WATCH THE VIDEO.

Monday deadline to 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. You can give online through payroll deduction.

The MAX, TRE update schedules

Schedules have changed for the Metro Arlington Xpress (The MAX) bus service and the Trinity Railway Express rail service. The MAX bus stops are at UTA Boulevard and South Center Street in the College Park District and at North Collins and Andrews streets in the Arlington Entertainment District. The MAX provides service to the TRE's CentrePort Station.

Tickets available for Shaun King diversity lecture

Shaun King

Hear Shaun King, senior justice writer for the New York Daily News, present "The New Civil Rights Movement” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Lone Star Auditorium in the Maverick Activities Center. The event is part of Multicultural Affairs' Diversity Lecture Series. Tickets are at LEARN MORE.

Coming Up

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Criminal Justice Week, Monday-Friday, Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Maverick Speakers Series: Alexandra Cousteau, Thursday, Nov. 3

Faculty Artist Recital: David Grogan, Thursday, Nov. 3

Asian Heritage Month: Diwali Festival, Thursday, Nov. 3

Movin’ Mavs College Division Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, Friday-Saturday, Nov. 4-5

‘Find Your Space’ Art Workshop, Saturday, Nov. 5

Ubuntu Social Justice Conference, Saturday, Nov. 5

Homecoming 2016, Saturday, Nov. 6-Sunday, Nov. 13

Pizza with the President, Tuesday, Nov. 8

Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship, Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20

Thanksgiving Holidays, Thursday-Friday, Nov. 24-25

Road Trip: Men’s Basketball vs. UT Austin, Tuesday, Nov. 29

'A for King & Country Christmas' tour, Saturday, Dec. 10

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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