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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. October 28, 2010 - December 26, 2010
Start Date and TimeEvent DetailsLocation
Thursday, October 28, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MS Office: Outlook 2007 Enhanced Features

Learn enhanced features for using your full-featured Microsoft Outlook.  The session will cover a range of Outlook 2007’s components and features.  Topics include:

·          Creating archive folders

·          Finding messages

·          Polling users with Outlook

·          Creating appointments

·          Creating a contact card

 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM UHD Military Veterans Support Group
Location: N-420 (One Main Building, North side, 4th floor, Library Event Room).
 
Free. Open to UHD staff, faculty and students that are Military Veterans.
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM "Pink Aware" by Pink Ribbons Project Dance
Location: Auditorium (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Campus Activities Board's "Halloween Bash"
Location: Special Events Center (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Admission on a donation basis; all donations will be given to charity. Open to the UHD community.
Friday, October 29, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM First Aid Certification
Location: TBD, Check the Sports & Fitness website for location information.

You have a greater probability of using this training on someone you love versus a complete stranger. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn what to do in case of an emergency situation.
 
There is a $5 fee for this class and it is limited to the first 15 people who prepay for the class. 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Excel: Charts and Graphs
For those interested in learning how to create and use Office Excel 2007 graphs.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Guest Speaker: Eleftherios Gkioulekas, assistant professor of mathematics at the UT-Pan American
Location: A-628 (One Main Building, Academic side, 6th floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
12:00 AM - MidnightBike Hill Country
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Hill country cycling will take place in Buecher and Bastrop State Parks as well as the surrounding back roads. Students will learn how to safely “tour” on cycles and enjoy the scenery of hill country. Approximately forty miles will be covered each day.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Monday, November 01, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Gradebook Setup
Would you like to make grades available to students online? The Blackboard Vista Grade Book is a great way to give your students up-to-date information on how well they’re doing in your course, but it can also be integrated with Microsoft Excel to provide a powerful grade book solution.
Tuesday, November 02, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Postcolonial Nation in Popular Culture Film and Lecture Series: "Rang De Basanti"
Location: Auditorium (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic Building).
 
Free. Open to the public.

For more information visit

The Cultural Enrichment Center
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Assessments
This course will cover the Vista Assessment tool. Participants will learn how to create assessments in Vista, including quizzes/exams, self-tests, and surveys. Specific topics include the questions database, adding questions, and assigning and managing grades.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Location: A-300 (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, Special Events Room).
 
Free. Open to the public.
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM IM Dodgeball Game
Come watch the teams compete in the first ever IM Dodgeball season at UHD.
 
More information can be found by clicking here
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM UHD Career Services Presents: Federal Jobs Webinar
Location: A-405 (One Main Building, Academic building, 4th floor).
 
Free. RSVP required at UHD Career Services: 713-221-8980 or uhdcareer@uhd.edu
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Panel Discussion of "Outliers and Cultural Legacy"
Location: N-1099 (One Main Building, North side, 10th floor).
 
Free. Open to the public. Please register by emailing Derek de la Pena at: delapenad@uhd.edu
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Seminar: "Healthy You = Healthy Family"
Location: 1099-N (One Main Building, North side, 10th Floor).
 
Free. Open to faculty, staff, students, and Sports & Fitness paid members.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Healthy You = Healthy Family - Healthy Workshop
Location: N-1099

Who buys the groceries in the family? Do your children go to the grocery store with you? Do you know what to buy when shopping for the entire family? If you know the best things to purchase, everyone in your household can benefit. Join us as we listen to recommendations from a nutrition expert and bring your questions about how to plan for a healthier you and a healthier family.

Snacks and appreciation gift provided.

Click here for more info!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Getting Started
This course must be completed by all Vista users. It can be completed online. Participants will become familiar with the Vista interface while learning about new features in Vista and the available Vista tools.
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Thursday, November 04, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Postcolonial Nation in Popular Culture Film and Lecture Series: "Lagaan"
Location: Auditorium (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Useful Classroom Gadgets
This training will be held in A726.
 
Want to “WOW” your students by using new technology in the classroom? Not just a computer or laptop, but some awesome new tools?  Come learn more about SmartBoards, i-Clickers, Aver Pens and Document Cameras.  We will be giving out PowerPoint presenters!
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Information Session: "What Can I do with a Philosophy Degree?"
Location: N-602 (One Main Building, North side, 6th floor).
 
Free. Open to anyone interested in a philosophy major at UHD.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Hispanic Film Series: "Intacto" (2001)
Location: A-405 (One Main Building, Academic side, 4th floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Friday, November 05, 2010
Start Day Climbing in Central, Tx (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head out to experience the unique limestone cliffs of Riemers Ranch and the granite of Enchanted Rock. We will spend time climbing, hiking, swimming and camping in these unique areas of Texas. Students will be exposed to the world of outdoor climbing and taught all related safety techniques.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Postcolonial Nation in Popular Culture Lecture Series: "Experiments with the Truth"
Location: Auditorium (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Saturday, November 06, 2010
All Day Climbing in Central, Tx (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head out to experience the unique limestone cliffs of Riemers Ranch and the granite of Enchanted Rock. We will spend time climbing, hiking, swimming and camping in these unique areas of Texas. Students will be exposed to the world of outdoor climbing and taught all related safety techniques.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "The Laramie Project"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Tickets available for purchase on October 25, 2010. Open to the public.
Sunday, November 07, 2010
End Day Climbing in Central, Tx (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head out to experience the unique limestone cliffs of Riemers Ranch and the granite of Enchanted Rock. We will spend time climbing, hiking, swimming and camping in these unique areas of Texas. Students will be exposed to the world of outdoor climbing and taught all related safety techniques.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Monday, November 08, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Start Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Managing Course Content
File manager, action links, selective release and creating folders. This session is designed for faculty members who want to learn how to optimize the organizational tools offered by Vista. In this class we will review uploading files using the File Manager, as well as learn how to optimize the use of action links, selective release, and folders.
Tuesday, November 09, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM "Dare to Face Your Future" Anti-Smoking Program
Location: A-300 (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, Special Events Room).
 
Free. Open to the public.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM UHD Blood Drive
Location: UHD Coffeehouse (One Main Building, 3rd Floor, Academic side, near Auditorium).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM TaskStream: e-Portfolio
This training will be held in A726.
 
TaskStream provides e-Portfolios, which are online repositories for students' class work.E-Portfolios offer faculty and students the ability to share knowledge and monitor student performance over time. The e-Portfolios archive work, demonstrating students' learning development and professional achievement.
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM IM Dodgeball Game
Come watch the teams compete in the first ever IM Dodgeball season at UHD.
 
More information can be found by clicking here
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Guest Speaker: Mohsen Mobasher Presents "Qatar: A Country in Transition and Paradox"
Location: N-1099 (One Main Building, North side, 10th floor).
Free. Open to the public.

For more information visit

The Cultural Enrichment Center
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM UHD Blood Drive
Location: UHD Coffeehouse (One Main Building, 3rd Floor, Academic side, near Auditorium).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Communication Tools
This training will be held in room A726.
 
Chat, whiteboard and discussion board. Explore several uses for the interactive chat/whiteboard tool, including course conversation, group conversation, virtual office hours, slide shows, and demonstrations. We will also cover the different types of discussion boards you can create and their uses.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Veteran's Day
End Time 5:00 PM O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: UHD Art Faculty Exhibition (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM Faculty/Staff Event: Liberty Mutual and Prepaid Legal Services, Inc. Presentation
Location: A-300 (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD facutly and staff.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Blackboard Vista: Mail, Calendar, & Who's Online
This training will be held in A726
 
Discover the effective use and management of Blackboard’s Mail and Calendar tools. We will also discuss the various uses of Blackboard’s Who’s Online tool.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CPR/AED Certification
Location: TBD, Check the Sports & Fitness website for location information.

You have a greater probability of using this training on someone you love versus a complete stranger. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn what to do in case of an emergency situation.
 
There is a $5 fee for this class and it is limited to the first 15 people who prepay for the class. 
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM UHD's Fallapalooza Music Festival
Location: North and South Deck of the One Main Building (Rain Location is the Auditorium, the CoffeHouse and A300 - One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Friday, November 12, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista: Assignments
This course covers the Vista Assignments tool. Participants will learn how to create, review, and grade assignments as submitted by students online.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CPR/AED Certification
Location: TBD, Check the Sports & Fitness website for location information.

You have a greater probability of using this training on someone you love versus a complete stranger. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn what to do in case of an emergency situation.
 
There is a $5 fee for this class and it is limited to the first 15 people who prepay for the class. 
Saturday, November 13, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
Monday, November 15, 2010
Start Day UHD Career Services Presents "Career Services Week" (Multi-Day Event)
Location: N-340 (One Main Building, North side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Admissions "Road Trip" to Lone Star College System - Kingwood
Location: Lone Star College System - Kingwood (20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood,TX77339).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Ciitizenship Week Brown Bag Lunch Event: "Why I Like Houston and How I Got Here"
Location: UHD Coffeehouse (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, near the Food Court).
 
Free. Open to UHD faculty, staff and students.
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM International Education Week: Global Awareness Day
Location: Coffee Houstn, Ticket Booth Area, and Auditorium (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
All Day UHD Career Services Presents "Career Services Week" (Multi-Day Event)
Location: N-340 (One Main Building, North side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Admissions "Road Trip" to Houston Community College - Spring Branch and West Loop
Locations: Houston Community College Spring Branch (1010 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N. Houston, TX 77043) and Houston Community College West Loop (5601 West Loop South Houston, Texas 77081).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM International Education Week: Studies Abroad Fair
Location: Auditorium, Coffee House, and Ticket booth area (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Assessments
This training will be held in room A726
 
This course will cover the Vista Assessment tool. Participants will learn how to create assessments in Vista, including quizzes/exams, self-tests, and surveys. Specific topics include the questions database, adding questions, and assigning and managing grades.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Location: A-300 (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, Special Events Room).
 
Free. Open to the public.
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM IM Dodgeball Game
Come watch the teams compete in the first ever IM Dodgeball season at UHD.
 
More information can be found by clicking here
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
All Day UHD Career Services Presents "Career Services Week" (Multi-Day Event)
Location: N-340 (One Main Building, North side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Admissions "Road Trip" to Lone Star College System - Cy Fair
Location: Lone Star College System - Cy Fair (9191 Barker Cypress Road Cypress, TX 77433).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM International Education Week: Cultural Activities
Location: Ticket Booth area and Coffee House (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Do I Have to Exercise - Healthy Workshop
Location: N-1099

It is possible to lose weight without exercising, however, do you know the reasons the USADA, doctors and fitness professionals all recommend physical activity, including exercise as part of your daily life? There are many health benefits from recovery from an injury to decreasing your risk of certain diseases and many more. You will walk away from this workshop with useful tips for a successful exercise programs.

Snacks and appreciation gifts provided.

Click here for more info!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Faculty/Staff Brown-Bag Luncheon: "Your Credit Report and Score"
Location: Library Events Room (One Main Building, 4th floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD faculty and staff. Registration required via PASS. Course code: UHD071, Session 0001
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Seminar: "Do I Have to Exercise?"
Location: 1099-N (One Main Building, 10th Floor, North side).
 
Free. Open to faculty, staff, students, and Sports & Fitness paid members.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Gradebook Setup
This training will be held in room A726
 
Would you like to make grades available to students online? The Blackboard Vista Grade Book is a great way to give your students up-to-date information on how well they’re doing in your course, but it can also be integrated with Microsoft Excel to provide a powerful grade book solution.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UHD Staff Council Meeting
Location: 1099-N (One Main Building, North side, 10th Floor).
 
Free. Open to the university community.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
All Day UHD Career Services Presents "Career Services Week" (Multi-Day Event)
Location: N-340 (One Main Building, North side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Admissions "Road Trip" to San Jacinto College - Central and Houston Community College - Central
Location: San Jacinto College - Central (8060 Spencer Hwy. Pasadena, TX 77505) and Houston Community College - Central  (1300 Holman, Houston, TX 77004).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Start Time 10:00 AM O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM International Education Week: UHD's International Community
Location: A-405 (One Main Building, Academic side, 4th floor), Ticket Booth area and the Auditorium.
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Panel Discussion: The Citizenship Process from Application to Oath
Location: UHD Auditorium (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Presentation: The Citizenship Process
Location: Auditorium (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Academic side).
 
Free. Open to the public.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Great American Smokeout
Location: Ticket Booth Area (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM "3rd Thursdays: Graduation Fair" with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Location: One Main Building, 10th floor, East lobby.

Free. Open to UHD faculty, staff and students.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Respondus: StudyMate
Instructors will learn how to create a FEW of the ten interesting activities and games using simple templates, existing MS Word files, or publisher test banks all without knowing how to program HTML or Flash! These activities are usable with any web server or can be published directly to Blackboard Vista.
 
Learn to create Studymate modules for web use (flash cards, crosswords, Jeopardy-like knowledge games, self-tests, etc.)
 
 
 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: One-Acts
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Friday, November 19, 2010
End Day UHD Career Services Presents "Career Services Week" (Multi-Day Event)
Location: N-340 (One Main Building, North side, 3rd floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Respondus: Open Lab

Stop in for help using any of the Respondus products:

  • Studymate: Learn to create Studymate modules for web use (flash cards, crosswords, Jeopardy-like knowledge games, self-tests, etc.)
  • Respondus Quiz Builder: For individuals already familiar with Vista Quizzes and quiz settings. Topics address using Respondus to create in Vista including starting and opening a file, adding questions and publishing a quiz to Blackboard Vista. Bring exam files or Test Banks.
  • Respondus LockDown Browser: Respondus LockDown Browser prevents students from printing or copying assessments. In this session, you will learn how to convert or create exams with Respondus.
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: One-Acts
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
All Day Farmers Market Bike Ride
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation
 
Outdoor Adventure will explore historic Houston neighborhoods and roadways during our Cycling Tour of Houston’s Farmers Markets. We will bike to three of Houston’s more established farmer markets – the Midtown Farmer’s Market in Midtown, the Houston Farmer’s Market in the Heights, and the Bayou City Farmer’s Market in the Upper Kirby neighborhood. Our approximately twenty mile route takes us up Montrose, through the Heights, down River Oaks, through Rice Village and finally back to campus. Please be aware that this is a leisurely bike ride.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: One-Acts
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Sunday, November 21, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: One-Acts
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Monday, November 22, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Communication Tools
This training will be held in room A726
 
Chat, whiteboard and discussion board. Explore several uses for the interactive chat/whiteboard tool, including course conversation, group conversation, virtual office hours, slide shows, and demonstrations. We will also cover the different types of discussion boards you can create and their uses.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Start Day Big Bend (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head to Big Bend National Park for an alternative holiday break. This program will allow students a unique opportunity to experience one of the nation’s finest national parks. Students will spend time exploring the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the park and spend Thanksgiving on Emory Peak.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista Managing Course Content
This training will be held in room A726
 
File manager, action links, selective release and creating folders. This session is designed for faculty members who want to learn how to optimize the organizational tools offered by Vista. In this class we will review uploading files using the File Manager, as well as learn how to optimize the use of action links, selective release, and folders.
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM IM Dodgeball Playoffs
Come watch the Intramural Dodgeball Playoffs!!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
All Day Big Bend (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head to Big Bend National Park for an alternative holiday break. This program will allow students a unique opportunity to experience one of the nation’s finest national parks. Students will spend time exploring the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the park and spend Thanksgiving on Emory Peak.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista: Assignments
This training will be held in room A726
 
 This course covers the Vista Assignments tool. Participants will learn how to create, review, and grade assignments as submitted by students online.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Thanksgiving
All Day Big Bend (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head to Big Bend National Park for an alternative holiday break. This program will allow students a unique opportunity to experience one of the nation’s finest national parks. Students will spend time exploring the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the park and spend Thanksgiving on Emory Peak.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
12:00 AM - MidnightUniversity Holiday: Thanksgiving
The University of Houston-Downtown will be closed Thursday, November 25, 2010 through Friday, November 26, 2010 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Friday, November 26, 2010
All Day Big Bend (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head to Big Bend National Park for an alternative holiday break. This program will allow students a unique opportunity to experience one of the nation’s finest national parks. Students will spend time exploring the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the park and spend Thanksgiving on Emory Peak.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Saturday, November 27, 2010
End Day Big Bend (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Meet up is at UH Recreation

Outdoor Adventure will head to Big Bend National Park for an alternative holiday break. This program will allow students a unique opportunity to experience one of the nation’s finest national parks. Students will spend time exploring the mountains, deserts, and rivers of the park and spend Thanksgiving on Emory Peak.

This Event is held in collaboration with the University of Houston.
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Sunday, November 28, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Monday, November 29, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Stress Relief Week
Location: UHD One Main Building Portico (at the Metro Rail stop), Commerce Street Building and Shea Street Building.
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM UHD Blood Drive
Location: UHD Coffeehouse (One Main Building, 3rd Floor, Main Street Level, near Auditorium).
 
Free. Open to the public.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Stress Relief Week
Location: UHD One Main Building Portico (at the Metro Rail stop), Commerce Street Building and Shea Street Building.
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Start Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Stress Relief Week
Location: UHD One Main Building Portico (at the Metro Rail stop), Commerce Street Building and Shea Street Building.
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM UHD Blood Drive
Location: UHD Coffeehouse (One Main Building, 3rd Floor, Main Street Level, near Auditorium).
 
Free. Open to the public.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Guest Speaker:Gordon Massie presents "Confronting Fraud at AIG"
Location: C-100 (Commerce Street Building, 1st floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Stress Relief Week
Location: UHD One Main Building Portico (at the Metro Rail stop), Commerce Street Building and Shea Street Building.
 
Free. Open to UHD students.
Thursday, December 02, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Faculty/Staff Brown-Bag Luncheon: "What's Your Financial Question?"
Location: Library Events Room (One Main Building, 4th floor).
 
Free. Open to UHD faculty and staff. Registration required via PASS. Course code: UHD072, Session 0001
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "La Senora Martin"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Friday, December 03, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM First Aid Certification
Location: TBD, Check the Sports & Fitness website for location information.

You have a greater probability of using this training on someone you love versus a complete stranger. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn what to do in case of an emergency situation.
 
There is a $5 fee for this class and it is limited to the first 15 people who prepay for the class. 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "La Senora Martin"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Saturday, December 04, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM O'Kane Theatre Performance: "La Senora Martin"
Location: O'Kane Theatre (One Main Building, 3rd floor).
 
Open to the public.
Sunday, December 05, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Monday, December 06, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Holiday Music
Location: One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, near large mural.
 
Free. Open to the public.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Respondus: StudyMate
Instructors will learn how to create a FEW of the ten interesting activities and games using simple templates, existing MS Word files, or publisher test banks all without knowing how to program HTML or Flash! These activities are usable with any web server or can be published directly to Blackboard Vista.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Graduate Project Exhibition by UHD Urban Education's Master of Arts in Teaching Program
Location: C100 (Commerce Street Building, 1002 Commerce St., First floor)
 
 Free. Open to the public.
 
Tuesday, December 07, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Holiday Music
Location: One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, near large mural.
 
Free. Open to the public.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Faculty Senate Meeting
Location: A-300 (One Main Building, Academic side, 3rd floor, Special Events Room).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Customizing Your Blackboard Course
Change the look and feel of your online course materials, adding pizzazz and capturing your students’ attention. In this class you will learn how to change the appearance of your course by creating a custom background, a custom header, and custom course icons.
Thursday, December 09, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista: Assessments
This course will cover the Vista Assessment tool. Participants will learn how to create assessments in Vista, including quizzes/exams, self-tests, and surveys. Specific topics include the questions database, adding questions, and assigning and managing grades.
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM UHD Annual Holiday Open House
Location: Special Events Center, Academic Building, 3rd Floor
 
Free. Open to the public.
Friday, December 10, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
End Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Sleeping Bag Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off sleeping bags at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204).
 
Open to the public.
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM TaskStream: e-Portfolio
TaskStream provides e-Portfolios, which are online repositories for students' class work.E-Portfolios offer faculty and students the ability to share knowledge and monitor student performance over time. The e-Portfolios archive work, demonstrating students' learning development and professional achievement.
Saturday, December 11, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Admissions Event: "Its Not Too Latte"
Location: UHD Admissions Office (One Main Building, 3rd floor, Suite 350-S).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
Monday, December 13, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Gradebook Setup
Would you like to make grades available to students online? The Blackboard Vista Grade Book is a great way to give your students up-to-date information on how well they’re doing in your course, but it can also be integrated with Microsoft Excel to provide a powerful grade book solution.
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Blackboard Vista: Assignments
This course covers the Vista Assignments tool. Participants will learn how to create, review, and grade assignments as submitted by students online.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista: Communication Tools

 This training will be held in A717

Chat, whiteboard and discussion board.

Explore several uses for the interactive chat/whiteboard tool, including course conversation, group conversation, virtual office hours, slide shows, and demonstrations. We will also cover the different types of discussion boards you can create and their uses.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM UHD Staff Council Meeting
Location: 1099-N (One Main Building, North side, 10th Floor).
 
Free. Open to the university community.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
End Time 5:00 PM O'Kane Gallery Exhibit: Jose Perez (Multi-Day Event)
Location: O'Kane Gallery (One Main Building, 3rd Floor).
 
Free. Open to the public.
 
The O'Kane Gallery hours are: Monday through Saturday, 10:00AM-5:00PM. Closed Sundays.

http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/arts_humanities/okane_gallery/index.html
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Blackboard Vista: Mail, Calendar and Who's Online
Discover the effective use and management of Blackboard’s Mail and Calendar tools. We will also discuss the various uses of Blackboard’s Who’s Online tool.
Friday, December 17, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM "Secret Santa" with the Salvation Army
Location: Secret Santa Warehouse, 6377 Windfern, Houston, Texas  77040
 
Free. Open to the public.
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Useful Classroom Gadgets
Want to “WOW” your students by using new technology in the classroom? Not just a computer or laptop, but some awesome new tools?  Come learn more about SmartBoards, i-Clickers, Aver Pens and Document Cameras.  We will be giving out PowerPoint presenters!
6:00 PM UHD Fall Commencement Information Sessions
Location: UHD Auditorium, Academic Building, 3rd floor
 
 
Saturday, December 18, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
10:00 AM UHD Fall Commencement Information Sessions
Location: UHD Auditorium, Academic Building, 3rd floor
 
 
Sunday, December 19, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM UHD Fall Commencement Ceremony
Location: Minute Maid Park (501 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas, 77002).
 
Free. Open to the public.
Monday, December 20, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM SoftChalk: Lesson Builder
Create interactive web pages for your Blackboard course with SoftChalk LessonBuilder. It's easy and quick to create professional looking pages. You do not need to know HTML code. Bring Lecture Notes or any other material you would like to put into HTML format for use in Blackboard.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Customizing Your Blackboard Course
Change the look and feel of your online course materials, adding pizzazz and capturing your students’ attention. In this class you will learn how to change the appearance of your course by creating a custom background, a custom header, and custom course icons.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Blackboard Vista: Managing Course Content
File manager, action links, selective release and creating folders. This session is designed for faculty members who want to learn how to optimize the organizational tools offered by Vista. In this class we will review uploading files using the File Manager, as well as learn how to optimize the use of action links, selective release, and folders.
Thursday, December 23, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Excel: Basics
Learn the basics of Office Excel 2007 interface. In this session you will insert values and labels, select ranges, and make simple calculations.
Friday, December 24, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
Start Day University Holiday: Winter Break (Multi-Day Event)
The University of Houston-Downtown will be closed Friday, December 24, 2010 through Friday, December 31, 2010 for the Winter Break.
Saturday, December 25, 2010
Christmas Day
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day University Holiday: Winter Break (Multi-Day Event)
The University of Houston-Downtown will be closed Friday, December 24, 2010 through Friday, December 31, 2010 for the Winter Break.
Sunday, December 26, 2010
All Day UHD Community Involvement Center's Books for Africa Book Drive (Multi-Day Event)
Location: Drop off books at the Community Involvement Center (One Main Building, South side, 2nd floor, Room S-204)
All Day University Holiday: Winter Break (Multi-Day Event)
The University of Houston-Downtown will be closed Friday, December 24, 2010 through Friday, December 31, 2010 for the Winter Break.

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