Mother Nature can be fierce, but the UNTHSC Facilities team is even tougher. The team collaborated to put our well-being first by transforming UNTHSC from an icy Slip-and-Slide to a safe environment for education, discovery and patient care – even if it wasn’t in their job description or the campus was closed.
One of Jessica Johnson’s goals this year was to launch three new programs in the Office of Student Development, and to reassess a current program. Accomplishing that would require hard work. But Johnson, a Student Services Associate, knew that La’Cresha Moore would be there to support her each step of the way.
One day at age 16, Myriam Martinez-Banuelos felt as though she might as well be on Mars. Printing on bulletin boards was meaningless. Teachers’ words were like so many disconnected syllables. Loudspeaker announcements were babble.
Once again, UNTHSC is paying half the registration fee for teammates to participate in the annual FitWorth Challenge – a friendly competition to see which Fort Worth organization’s employees can rack up the most activity minutes from Feb. 2 to March 13.
“Hey, UNTHSC! The name’s Bux, newest member of the UNTHSC Police Department. Can’t wait to meet everybody – I’ll be patrolling with Officer Oscar Rodriguez, keeping the campus safe and sniffing out trouble.”
His exuberant greetings feel like a warm hug, and it’s clear from his face-crinkling grin that this former librarian from Monterrey, Mexico, really does want to know how you are doing.
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Collaboration is more than just one of our values. It is an essential element of the teamwork that is underway as we begin to incorporate our values into all we do at UNTHSC. Four values implementation teams now are at work:
Our values are becoming even more visible as we continue our journey. In addition to the Values flag raised Oct. 30, a billboard went up on Nov. 5.
UNTHSC’s Laurette Rudasingwa knows what it’s like to escape a war-torn African country and arrive in the U.S. speaking no English and unfamiliar with even the basics of American culture.