Elisha Hodge-UT MTAS (AP Photo/David J. Phillips) Did you watch the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago? If you tuned in for the ceremonial coin toss, you saw a very proud looking, highly decorated military veteran standing at midfield for the toss. That very proud looking, highly decorated veteran
By Veronica Clark, PTAC specialist, CIS November is a month of giving and thanks. This November, I encourage you to pause to commemorate the ancestry and contributions of Native Americans. Most of us are familiar with Pocahontas. However, there is much more to the Native American history. We must continue
By Lori Barton, accounting specialist, IPS Administration Two of the IPS Diversity Committee’s goals are to bring recognition to different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds and to encourage each of us to broaden our knowledge by learning something new about the people we come in contact with daily. When I volunteered
by Cesar A. Muedas, manager of interpretation and translation services, TLC Evidently, Hispanic Heritage may mean different things to different people, especially if you are of Hispanic descent. I approach the subject here making reference to a couple of books I have enjoyed reading and sharing with family and friends.
In recognition of Black History Month, IPS HR and Operations Manager Tomi Rogers sat down with UT Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Tonja Johnson to discuss challenges she faced as an African-American woman and her accomplishments in higher education. Tonjanita (Tonja) L. Johnson was appointed executive vice president
By Elisha Hodge, Legal Consultant, MTAS Last week, the IPS Diversity Committee met and discussed action items that we would like to accomplish over the next year. One of the things that we decided to do is spotlight all of the nationally recognized heritage months. So, each week in the