The 2014 State Employee Charitable Campaign broke the half-million-dollar mark early Friday morning and kept climbing. After pledges made on paper and mailed in are tallied, we expect to be over $519,000 with support from more than 2,761 employees. Great job UTMB. We send out a sincere “thank you” to… Read More»
Congratulations to John Wilson Whitmire, who was selected in the final drawing from SECC contributors as the winner of a new Fitbit, a personal wireless activity and sleep monitoring device. John works in a support role for the UTMB Research enterprise. Congratulations John, and thanks for your support!
We always highlight and celebrate the areas that reach 100 percent participation in the campaign. This year, we’re announced we would reward those groups with a special digital “thank you”: each person in every area that reaches 100 percent in the SECC is having the size of their email storage… Read More»
The 2014 State Employee Charitable Campaign broke the half-million-dollar mark early Friday morning. By midday, it was near $515,000 with support from more than 2,640 employees. The campaign ends at midnight on Friday, Dec. 5. If you have not made a pledge and would like to, there is still time.… Read More»
The 2014 State Employee Charitable campaign is midway through its final week; the campaign ends at midnight on Friday, Dec. 5 to allow time for gift and payroll processing. Please consider making your pledge now. SECC Chair Todd Leach and the campaign volunteers send out a sincere “thank you” to the… Read More»
Congratulations to Carol Sutherland, who was selected in a drawing from SECC contributors as the winner of a new Fitbit, a personal wireless activity and sleep monitoring device. Carol is an ultrasound manager in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. We’re happy to announce one final drawing for a second… Read More»
We’ll be drawing a winner for a new Fitbit, a personal wireless activity and sleep monitoring device, at 5 p.m. today (Wednesday, November 26). Make your pledge by this afternoon (before the drawing) to be included in the pool of potential winners. The lucky winner will be notified by phone or email.… Read More»
We’re always looking for ways to recognize people and celebrate the support we get from the UTMB community for the State Employee Charitable Campaign. This year we are testing an idea we’re calling the “Selflessie,” a play on the “Selfies” that have become part of popular culture, especially on social media. We’d love to… Read More»
We passed the $250,000 mark today; we are more than halfway toward our goal of a half-million dollars. Great job UTMB. Thanks to the more than 1100 employees who have already supported us.
THANK YOU to UTMB departments who have already reached 100% participation in SECC! Each person in these depts. will get an extra 100 MB of email storage. [read more] Departments with 100% participation: Assoc Dean for Research Services Business Ops & Finance – Technical Support Center to Eliminate Health Disparities… Read More»
We’re always happy to hit the big milestones—and $200,000 is a wonderful sum, but the clock’s working against us. To the 850+ generous souls who have already supported the campaign and the great work it makes possible, THANK YOU. Your gifts matter and are so very appreciated. To those who’ve… Read More»
Veteran’s Day is next week, on Tuesday, November 11. The SECC offers a great and easy opportunity to do something meaningful to honor the service of our nation’s veterans and to support them in a way that works. While words and a holiday are great, actions and dollars are better. The news is… Read More»
In Oz, Glinda was the Good Witch of the North, always showing up at the right time to work some wonder. Here at UTMB, our good witches this Halloween were the School of Nursing’s Erika Aguilar, Jennifer Anderson, Brandy Mcclanahan and Jennifer Potrykus, with their broomsticks at the ready in this photo with SON Dean… Read More»
Turkey, roasted or Cajun fried; cornbread and oyster stuffing; green bean casserole, sweet potato, corn and other fresh veggies; cranberries, gravy, fresh bread: What’s there not to love about Thanksgiving? Wouldn’t it be great, though, if you could track the calories you burn while you eat, or during a post-meal… Read More»
Yesterday we flew by our first $100,000 in this year’s campaign. It’s a very excellent start. To maintain our momentum, we’re going to announce a few extra incentives later today. Stay tuned to the SECC site and the UTMB home page for details.
The agency fair was this afternoon, so the 2014 state charitable campaign is officially in full swing. We’re off to a rip-roaring start, with almost $95,000 in pledges already made toward our half-million-dollar goal. But the road ahead is long and riddled with danger and challenges. Will we make it… Read More»
We’ll gather Tuesday to officially kick off the 2014 charitable campaign at the Moody Medical Library Plaza. This year’s effort focuses on all the generous hearts at UTMB, with the Tin Man (who so badly wanted a heart) and his friends from the Wizard of Oz as our inspiration. So, like Dorothy, Toto and friends, we’ll… Read More»