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Winter 2023

A quarterly celebration of our administrative units, their dedicated staff and our successes as a team.

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Leadership and helpfulness go hand in hand

As I see our team hard at work across the campus, I am continually reminded by the pride you all take in your work at UCLA.

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John Thomas returns to UCLA as interim police chief

John Thomas, a 38-year law enforcement veteran and UCLA alumnus, is UCLA’s new campus’ interim chief of police.

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Ask the Administration Leadership Team

In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked the women of our Administration Leadership Team to share their thoughts on inspirational women, obstacles, leadership and more.

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Lake Arrowhead Lodge weathers major snowstorms

Recent historic winter storms in Southern California’s mountain communities left the team at the Lake Arrowhead Lodge with more than 100 inches (eight feet) of accumulated snowfall.

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Work environment survey coming this spring

In May, Organizational Effectiveness and Development (OED) will be distributing its Work Environment Pulse Survey, a five-minute survey designed to help our division leaders assess the progress made on select items from last year’s comprehensive Work Environment Survey.

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Administration True Bruin Values Awards are back

After a three year hiatus, UCLA Administration is relaunching the True Bruin Values Awards program.

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Collaborative responses help UCLA manage two major campus event in same day

In a display of excellent campus teamwork, multiple Administration departments, helped respond to two major events in the same day that were coordination through the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM).

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UCLA is a top workplace for commuters

UCLA has once again been included in the Best Workplaces for Commuters (BWC) annual list of U.S.-based employers, universities and worksites by meeting a national standard of excellence and providing exceptional commuter benefits.

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Spotlight: Guest House housekeeper celebrates three decades at UCLA

As Maria Ventura prepares to celebrate her 30th year as a housekeeper at the UCLA Guest House, she reflects on the friendships and special memories made possible through her decades of work in campus hospitality.

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H&H quarterly blood drives make a difference

Housing & Hospitality (H&H) team members continue to help others through a quarterly blood drive held on the Hill.

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Bike Recycling Day Returns April 8

One person’s trash is another’s sweet ride! Join us for UCLA Transportation’s popular Bike Recycling Day on Saturday, April 8 in the northwest corner of the Parking Structure 8 rooftop.

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Out and About

Our team members not only touch every area of UCLA through their work, they also step up to help others and to grow and develop their skills.

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