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Monday, April 21, 2014

Tuesday, April 22nd - Lincoln Financial Campus Visit - Lubbock

Lawrence Smith, Retirement Consultant with Lincoln Financial Group will be at the TTUHSC Campus on the following date. You may contact Lawrence directly at 855-220-5384 or Lawrence.smith@lfg.com to schedule an appointment, or you may drop by to see him ...

Clinical Transformation Grand Rounds series:

How We Learned To Stop Resisting And Happily Implement The Electronic Health Record Wednesday, April 30, 201412:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Lubbock – ACB 120 (**RSVP for lunch reservation)Techlinked to:Amarillo – HSC 4717Odessa – HSC 2C91*** El Paso – AEC 235**...

Global Health Lecture Series featuring Greg Miller, MD - Physicians Aiding Physicians Abroad

The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health and building healthy communities. The lectures will be held twice a month at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their person...

Quarterly Finance and Administration Update Meeting

Keep up with changes in the Finance and Administration areas by coming to the Quarterly Finance and Administration Update Meeting Monday, April 28, 2014 --- 3:00 - 4:00 (CT) --- 2:00 - 3:00 (MT) Locations: * Amarillo - AMHSC 4713 and AMA Park West * ...

Ethics Grand Rounds Series:

Medical Marijuana: How It Pertains To The LawPresented by: Cheryl Erwin, J.D., PhDAssociate Professor, Department of Medical Education and Department of PsychiatryDirector, Center for Ethics, Humanities, and SpiritualityMonday, April 21, 2014 12:00 p.m. –...

Faculty Candidate for Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience Presents Rachel J. Smith, Ph.D.

School of Medicine Presents Faculty Candidate for Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience Rachel J. Smith, Ph.D. Thursday, April 24, 2014 ACB 120 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The 19th Annual Alexander D. Kenny Memorial Lecture Presents Guest Speaker, Sasanka Ramanadham, PhD

The Nineteenth Annual Alexander D. Kenny Memorial Lecture Presented by the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience Presents Guest Speaker: Sasanka Ramanadham, Ph.D. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 ACB 120 10:00 am

Volunteer Research Study Participants Needed

Research Assistant Michael Tomison is conducting a 12-week research study program with Dr. Leslie Shen, PhD., Associate Professor in the department of pathology. The study examines the effects of tocotrienol, a type of vitamin E, on bone health. Volunteer...

SOM Retirement Reception for Dr. J. Barry Lombardini - April 28, 2014

The Department of Medical Education and Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience would like to invite you to the Retirement Reception for Dr. J. Barry Lombardini on Monday, April 28, 2014, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. at TTUHSC Lubbock Room 2B152. Celebrating...

Early Bird Registration is OPEN!

You are cordially invited to attend the TexLa Telehealth Resource Center's 2014 Telehealth Summit - "Assistance From A Distance" - June 23-25, 2014, in Galveston, Texas, at the fabulous Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa, and Convention Center. The Telehealth Summi...

March/April 2014 Payroll Newsletter:

The following topics are covered in this newsletter edition: Earnings Statement Holiday Schedule Payroll Calendar TTU Payroll Reconciliation HSC Payroll Verification To access this information, please open the link below.

Implementation timeline for the NEW TechJobs!

Please make note of the following dates as Texas Tech makes the transition to a new applicant tracking and onboarding system. As with any major software upgrade or total system change, down time will occur when neither system is available for new requisit...

Fidelity Representative's Upcoming Scheduled Visit - Lubbock

Please see the attached Fidelity representative's schedule of the Lubbock campus visits for the remainder of the first quarter and the second quarter of 2014. If you have any questions, contact Christy Gresham at (806)743-2865 or Christy.gresham@ttuhsc.ed...

Pentegra Financial Advisor, Matt Peck, Scheduled Visits - Lubbock TTUHSC

Please see the attached flyer for the scheduled visits from Matt Peck, Financial Advisor with Pentegra. For more information, please contact Christy Gresham either by phone at (806)743-2865 or by emailing Christy.Gresham@ttuhsc.edu.

WOW!'s April 2014 Calendar

Please see the attached calendar for all the scheduled classes and other information provided by the WOW! program. Contact Allison Kerin at (806)743-2865 or by emailing Allison.Kerin@ttuhsc.edu.

Register your child for TTU Rec Sports Youth Summer Sports Camp!

Rec Sports Youth Summer Camp is two weeks full of fun, athletic activities designed for all skill levels, ages 7-14. Each session may include activities such as archery, rock climbing, swim lessons, and team sports. It is not a goal to improve camper skil...

Distinguished Seminar Program Series Presents Speaker

The Distinguished Seminar Program Series presents Milton L. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Edwin H. Richard and Elisabeth Richard von Matsch Endowed Chair in Experimental Therapeutics and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery and Development...

Healthy Aging Lecture Series: Health Care Choices for the Aging Population

TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging invites you to a lecture featuring Tommie Farrell, MD, Associate Professor // Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director//Department of Family and Community Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/...

E.L.F. Raffling Yeti Cooler

The E.L.F. -- Employee Love Fund -- will be raffling off a Yeti Tundra Cooler (White 45-quart). This raffle is open to the public, and they would love to have everyone's support. The tickets are $5 each, and the drawing will be held on May 21, 2014, just ...

Retirement Celebration for Cindy Smith

"Ain’t no sunshine when she’s gone!" After 32 years of dedicated state service, Cindy Smith will be retiring from the Institutional Compliance Office. Please see attached flyer for details about the reception honoring Cindy Smith on April 25 at 2:00 in...

Did your employment with TTUHSC begin in 2012 or after?

Did your employment with TTUHSC begin in 2012 or after? If so, you will be a part of the ERS Health Insurance Dependent Audit that starts this month. As part of ERS’ efforts to ensure the long term viability of benefits for our members, ERS is work...

March of Dimes / Blue Jeans For Babies - April 8th

Do you like wearing blue jeans to work? Do you feel more productive wearing jeans? If so, read on..... TTUHSC, in support of the March of Dimes campaign, will offer 3 dates to wear blue jeans. For a donation of $4.00 (each date) to the March of Dimes camp...

Living On One Dollar

The International Medicine Club & The Office of Global Health invite you to a special film screening. LIVING ON ONE DOLLAR Friday, April 25 ACB 110 12:00 noon Living On One Dollar follows the story of four young friends who set out to live on j...

5th Floor GSBS Renovation Begins Wednesday, April 2nd!

On Wednesday, April 2nd, Alpha Building Corporation will begin renovation in the 5BC core. Classrooms 5BC200 and 5BC201 and the west hallway of the 5BC core will be renovated into office space for the GSBS department. The west hallway will be blocked of...

2B Air Handling Unit Renovation

Beginning Wednesday, February 5th, JT Vaughn Construction will begin preparing to replace an air handling unit above the southeastern corner of Pod 2B. A portion of the hallway in this area will be blocked off and inaccessible during construction. Some pe...

Global Perspectives Film Series featuring The Final Inch

The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to spend your lunch hour with us. Come view one of the many extraordinary DVDs from our library. The Final Inch Date: Thursday, April 24 Time: 12:00 noon CT Location: Lubbock - ACB 240 El Paso - MEB...

Dollar-A-Day: A Poverty Awareness Event

The International Medicine Club will host the Fifth Annual International Dollar-A-Day Poverty Awareness Event benefiting Breedlove Foods Inc from 6 to 8 p.m. May 2 at the Legacy Event Center, 1500 14th St.Featuring John Thomas, M.D., founder of Operation ...

TTUHSC HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2014 - 2015 (See Separate Schedule for El Paso)

2014 Sep 1 / Monday / Labor Day Nov 27 / Thursday / Thanksgiving Day Nov 28 / Friday / Thanksgiving Dec 24 / Wednesday / Christmas Eve Dec 25 / Thursday / Christmas Day Dec 26 / Friday / Christmas Dec 31 / Wednesday / New Year’s Eve 2015 Jan 1...

Mother's Day Plant Sale

The Interior Planting Division of TTU Grounds Maintenance is offering 10" Garden Dish Mixed Perennial Pots for Mother's Day. See attached flyer for details and to place your order!

Here are some reminders to help you with the hiring of summer interns!

You must have an approved position number (H#) from HR Compensation. Create a job posting in TechJobs. Ensure all candidates have a completed application. Submit a background check request for every candidate being hired after they have completed the ...

CHANGE IS PROGRESS Coming Soon! A New TechJobs!

A New Approach to the Applicant and New Employee Experience! Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech University will soon be implementing a new Applicant Tracking and Talent Acquisition solution. This system will streamline the recruit...

Light Up the Night 5K Run

Light Up the Night, a 5K run sponsored by Lubbock City Lights, will take place at 7 p.m. May 3 on the Texas Tech main campus beginning at the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center. Registration is $20. Register before April 16 and get a glow-in-the-da...

Everyone is Invited! Latino/Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association monthly meeting

Everyone is Invited! Latino/Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association monthly meeting-Tuesday, May 13 Enjoy lunch on us! Learn more about this organization open to anyone interested in networking and participating at TTU/TTUHSC. Officer elections will be h...

Latino/Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association monthly meeting-Tuesday, May 13

Everyone is Invited! Latino/Hispanic Faculty & Staff Association monthly meeting-Tuesday, May 13Enjoy lunch on us! Learn more about this organization open to anyone interested in networking and participating at TTU/TTUHSC. Officer elections will be he...

OLLI & Alumni Association presents A Tale of Two 'Ologies' in the Study of Human Health

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "A Tale of Two 'Ologies' in the Study of Human Health"-April 30 This talk will focus on and draw connections between two 'ology's': Human Biometerorology and Environmental Health Epidemiology. Examples will be provid...

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "Immigration in France & the U.S"-April 29

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "Immigration in France & the U.S.: A Historical and Cultural Comparative Analysis"-April 29 Join us as we compare the histories and structures of U.S. and French immigration movement. Professor Hafid Gaffiti will...

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "Food Safety for the Home"-April 28

One in six Americans will contract a food-borne illness this year. This two-day workshop will focus on food safety at home and how simple techniques such as hand-washing and preventing cross-contamination can reduce the risk of food-borne illness in the h...

TTUHSC Harrington Library Closed Easter Sunday

The TTUHSC Harrington Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 21, 2014.Regular Library Hours are:7:30 am – 11:00 pm Monday – Thursday7:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday2:00 pm – 10...

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "OLLI Film Series: Casablanca (1942)

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "OLLI Film Series: Casablanca (1942) directed by Michael Curtiz"-April 24 Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid. The film is set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An Ame...

OLLI & Alumni Association presents "What is the Supreme Court Thinking?"-April 22

This class explores cases currently before the Supreme Court of the United States to see what the dispute is about, why is it in front of the Supreme Court, and what the Court might think about it. This semester, the class will look at a case involving th...

TTUHSC at El Paso Holiday Schedule 2014 - 2015

2014 Sep 1 / Monday / Labor Day Nov 27 / Thursday / Thanksgiving Day Nov 28 / Friday / Thanksgiving Holiday Dec 24 / Wednesday / Christmas Eve Dec 25 / Thursday / Christmas Day Dec 26 / Friday / Christmas Holiday Dec 31 / Wednesday / New Year’s Ev...

FEMALE DRINKERS NEEDED!!

FEMALE DRINKERS NEEDED!! Earn up to $25 for participating in a study.This study has been approved by the TTU Human Subjects Review Board.