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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Gov. Abbott appoints UTA police chief to Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

  Kim Lemaux  

Kim Lemaux, UTA chief of police, has been appointed to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement by Gov. Greg Abbott. As a state regulatory agency, the commission establishes and enforces standards to ensure that the people of Texas are served by highly trained and ethical law enforcement, corrections, and telecommunications personnel. Her appointment is through Aug. 30, 2021. LEARN MORE.

Proposals due Thursday for HUB Spot Bid

  spot bid fair  

Submit bid requests for the HUB Spot Bid Fair by noon Thursday, May 4. Small and historically underutilized businesses (HUBs) can bid "on the spot" at the fair, sponsored by state Sen. Royce West.

Send bid requests to Laurie Thompson, HUB coordinator, at Consider your departmental requirements, particularly those that can be awarded in mid-May. All purchase requests must be received by the deadline to be advertised at the UTA Procurement Services/HUB Program exhibit table.

The fair is Monday-Tuesday, May 8-9, at the Irving Convention Center.

Be aware of deadlines for year-end purchases

The Office of Procurement Services has announced deadlines to ensure that year-end purchases are handled in an efficient and effective manner. More information and related documents can be found on the Procurement website. Adherence to these processes and deadlines is critical to ensuring the successful processing of your purchases.

Dallas Wings preseason game Friday at College Park Center

  Dallas Wings  

Watch the Dallas Wings face the Indiana Fever in a preseason match Saturday, May 6, at College Park Center. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. The Wings' season opener is Saturday, May 20, against the Minnesota Lynx. Season and individual tickets are available at Learn more at the Dallas Wings website and Facebook page.

Coming Up

  coming up  

Through Saturday, May 13—Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition in The Gallery at UTA

Through Friday, Dec. 29—Exhibit: "Walking the Line: The Diverse History of Organized Labor in Texas"

Thursday, May 4—Pizza with President Karbhari

Friday, May 5—Free Foam Roller Class

Friday, May 5—Casting Crowns: The Very Next Thing Tour

Friday-Sunday, May 5-7—Via Dance

Thursday-Saturday, May 11-13—Commencement Ceremonies

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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