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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. September 5 - 18, 2015
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Start Date and TimeEvent DetailsLocation
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky - Public Reading
Robert Pinsky, founder of The Favorite Poem Project and former United States Poet Laureate will deliver a public reading in UHD's Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium.

This event is presented in collaboration with Public Poetry, UHD's Cultural Enrichment Center, the Mayor's Office Poet Laureate Program, and the Houston Public Library.
Start Date and TimeEvent DetailsLocation
Monday, September 07, 2015
Labor Day
Labor Day Holiday, University Closed
Labor Day Holiday, University closed
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Camtasia: Record your screen, edit and produce!
With this screen recording software, you can easily create professional videos from your computer. Create educational videos, demonstrations, and software presentations in a snap.
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky - Public Reading
Robert Pinsky, founder of The Favorite Poem Project and former United States Poet Laureate will deliver a public reading in UHD's Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium.

This event is presented in collaboration with Public Poetry, UHD's Cultural Enrichment Center, the Mayor's Office Poet Laureate Program, and the Houston Public Library.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
All Day CST Fall 2015 last day to drop w/out a grade
College of Sciences and Technology
Fall 2015 last day to drop without a grade.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Getting Started With Mediasite: Securely Share Your Videos
This workshop will cover everything you need to know about uploading and sharing videos with your students using Mediasite including:
  • Accessing and logging in
  • Recognizing the parts of the Mediasite interface
  • Creating Presentations
  • Uploading videos to Presentations
  • Sharing video links in your Blackboard course
  • Managing Security 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MBA Information Session

Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the UHD MBA.  You’ll hear about admissions requirements, meet faculty and administrators, view the curriculum and learn what makes the UHD MBA unique.  Information sessions will be hosted at the UHD Shea Street Building, located at 320 North Main Street, Houston, TX 77002.

Wednesday, September 9th

6:00pm-7:30pm Information Session

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM The Favorite Poem Project
The Favorite Poem Project
Houston Public Library, Julia Ideson Bldg.
500 McKinney, Houston, 77002
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Talk & Book Launch; ARTlines2 Anthology – Art Becomes Poetry
Talk & Book Launch; ARTlines2
Anthology – Art Becomes Poetry
Museum of Fine Arts Houston,
Brown Auditorium
1001 Bissonnet, Houston, 77005
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM SharePoint Web Tech Refresher
This session is for users who  have been trained and approved to edit UHD web pages, but need a refresher.
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Academic Support Resources & Pedagogy
Join us as we kick off our 2015-2016 reading group series, based on Ken Bain’s What the Best College Teachers Do. In this series, we will discuss the first chapter, “Defining the Best,” followed by an exploration of proven instructional practices and UHD resources and programs related to this chapter, namely, peer instruction, the Academic Success Center, the use of Supplemental Instruction, and the Writing-Reading Center. All faculty are invited, whether you’ve read the chapter or not!



Location: A-625
Friday, September 11, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SmartBoard 101
In this workshop we'll look at some of the basics features of the SmartBoard including:
  • Calibration
  • Annotation
  • Tools
  • Saving Files
  • More
Saturday, September 12, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Hispanic College Quiz Feat. UHD student Michellee Gutierrez Airs
The nationally broadcast Hispanic College Quiz, presented by Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities and State Farm, will air on KTXH My 20 Houston Saturday, Sept. 12 at 12 p.m.

Nine students from HACU member institutions, including UHD's Michellee Gutierrez, will compete for scholarships on the show.
Monday, September 14, 2015
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Film Screening: "The Other Side of Immigration"
In observance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week, UHD's STAR Program presents a viewing of "The Other Side of Immigration," a film by Roy Germano.

Based on more than 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, "The Other Side of Immigration" explores why so many Mexican citizens come to the U.S. and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind.

Location: A300
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Blackboard Foundations for Instructors
This course is designed to give instructors essential skills for teaching online using Blackboard Learn LMS. Learn how to best use essential tools within the course, and get tips and best practices for making your online course a success.
  • Getting Started in Blackboard
  • Navigating
  • Adding Content
  • Communicating  With Students
  • 10 minute break
  • Assessing Students
    • Tests 
    • Assignments
  • Grading & Evaluating Student Performance

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Voter Registration Drive & Target Hunger 5K Walk Registration
Register to vote and sign up to join Team UHD in the Target Hunger 5K, Sept. 19, 2015.

Location: 3rd Floor Mural Area
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Executive Speaker Series- Mr. Bill Imada - IW Group
                           
 BILL IMADA - IW Group







As the founder, chairman and chief connectivity officer of IW Group, Bill is considered a leading expert in connecting Fortune 500 companies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies with the rapidly growing multicultural markets in the U.S. and Canada.  His agency represents some of the most-recognized brands in the world, including AARP, Coca-Cola, GM, Lexus, McDonald's, MetLife, Nissan, Verizon, Walmart Stores, Walt Disney Imagineering, Warner Bros. Pictures and Wells Fargo.  His company currently has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.  A fourth office is slated to open in Texas later this fall.



Bill encourages every individual and company wishing to reach the shifting multicultural consumer and B2B markets to improve their storytelling skills.  According to Bill, storytelling helps companies make a personal connection to their audience.  And more companies should teach the art of storytelling.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM SmartBoard 101
In this workshop we'll look at some of the basics features of the SmartBoard including:
  • Calibration
  • Annotation
  • Tools
  • Saving Files
  • More
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM First Generation College Success Forum
UHD alumni engage First to Go students in roundtable discussions about how to overcome challenges and stay on track to earn a college degree. Refreshments to be served.

Location: N420
Thursday, September 17, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Business Career Fair
Business Career Fair will be hosted by the Career Center. More information to follow.

Register for all events in our Jobs4Gators system

Friday, September 18, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Zoom Cloud Conferencing
Zoom, the cloud meeting company, unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Our solution offers the best video, audio, and screen-sharing experience across ZoomPresence, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and H.323/SIP room systems.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Business Career Fair
Business Career Fair will be hosted by the Career Center. More information to follow.

Register for all events in our Jobs4Gators system


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