Monday, January 27, 2020

Tops in Texas for diversity

The educational nonprofit ScholarShot ranked UTA tied for first in Texas on its University Report Card for serving first-generation, low-income students.

Focus on Planning

The Center for Distance Education's new professional development program, Focus on Planning, offers courses on "Evaluating Your Course Design" and "Creating Presence" Monday, Feb. 3.

Don't take the bait

Think twice before opening an email attachment or link from someone you don't know. Learn how to recognize phishing bait from the Information Security Office.

Black Heritage Celebration

Black Heritage Celebration

UTA's Black Heritage Celebration day—Saturday, Feb. 1—features a screening of Fannie Lou Hamer’s America, a documentary about the civil rights leader’s struggle in the 1960s, as well as a discussion with the filmmaker, a panel discussion on voting rights, and a variety of programs for youths.

The African American Faculty and Staff Association sponsors the event, along with the UTA Libraries and the Center for African American Studies.

Volunteer for Internship Fair

Register to volunteer for the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center's Internship Workshop and Fair, set for 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the University Center.

Outstanding Maverick Awards

Know a great employee or team of employees? Suggest them for the Outstanding Maverick Awards by Friday, Jan. 31. Fill out the online nomination form.

Creator Fest travel help

UTA faculty are encouraged to apply for a travel scholarship to attend Creator Fest 2020 in Houston on March 24-27. Apply online by Friday, Jan. 31.

Update your contact info for MavAlert system

Verify your contact information for UTA's MavAlert Emergency Notification System at

Connect with UTA social media

Stay up-to-date with the latest events and innovations at UTA on the official social media channels. Go to UTA’s social media index and social media guidelines.

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