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Monday, January 8, 2018

Forrest Swanson

Get ready for success in 2018!

Forrest Swanson, a theatre arts student, offers some tips for keeping your New Year's resolutions. LEARN MORE.

MLK III to speak at Advancing the Dream banquet


Martin Luther King III, a human rights advocate, community activist, and oldest living child of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak at the annual Advancing the Dream Awards Banquet beginning at 6:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. The banquet honors recipients of the MLK Living Legend Awards and presents scholarships. Banquet tickets are $55 at

Poetry Meets Jazz is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, in the Bluebonnet Ballroom. Admission is $20 at

The annual MLK Day of Service is Monday, Jan. 15. Gather at 9 a.m. at Mission Metroplex, 400 W. South St., for breakfast and assignments.

See more MLK Day events at

Some campus dining spots open this week

Chick-fil-A, Subway, Freshii, Starbucks, and the Market, all in the University Center, are open for business. Connection Café will reopen Friday, Jan. 12. The University Club and other dining spots on campus will open Tuesday, Jan. 16. Read more on the UTA Dining website.

Over in the College Park District, dining options include Bombay Chopstix, Panera Bread, Pie Five, Texadelphia, and Starbucks at the UTA Bookstore.

Spring parking permits available

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Spring parking permits are available through your MAVPark account. Faculty/staff permits are $150. If you need a permit for summer, select the prorated annual permit. Evening-only and upgraded permits are available in limited amounts.

To join the reserved parking permit waitlist for spring, email

Financial Seminar Series continues in 2018

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Look ahead when planning your future with the Financial Seminar Series hosted by the Office of Human Resources. Register online to attend "Your Retirement Plan at Work" 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in Room 601 of Nedderman Hall. Breakfast is included.

Business Affairs Training and Development

  • Jan. 9—Financial Statements & the Reconciliation Process
  • Jan. 10—ProCard
  • Jan. 11—MAV eSHOP for Shoppers
  • Jan. 17—Create Requisition: MAV eSHOP for Requesters
  • Jan. 17—Create Requisition: Special Item Request Form
  • Jan. 18—Payment Vouchers

Register at the Business Affairs Training and Development webpage.

Human Resources Learning and Development

  • Jan. 18—Your Retirement Plan at Work. Breakfast provided.
  • Jan. 23—Maverick Service Excellence: Total Service Experience 1: Building Customer Rapport & Good Will
  • Jan. 25—Managing Across Generations

Register through the HR Learning and Development webpage.

Coming Up

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See more on the UTA events calendar.

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