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ESO's Annual "Boo Bash" is Oct. 31

Employees invited for chance to win door prizes, have snacks, meet vendors

It’s that time of year again! The annual Employment Services & Operations (ESO) annual Work/Life “Boo Bash” will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31 in the Special Events Center (Room A300).

The Halloween themed event is open to all UHD employees and offers an array of vendors, giveaways and the opportunity to win amazing door prizes, which include:

  • Samsung Flat 50-inch 4k Smart TV
  • Dell 14’ HD Laptop
  • Apple Airpods
  • Ring Video Doorbell 2 with Echo show 5
  • $100 Amazon gift card
  • $50 Amazon gift card
  • $50 Macy’s gift card
  • $25 Red Lobster
  • $25 Chili’s
  • $25 Best Buy
  • $25 Cheesecake Factory
  • $25 Target
  • $25 All-in-one: Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse, Cheddar’s, Yard House, Bahama Breeze, Seasons Fresh/Grill (2 available)
  • $15 Starbucks (2 available)

In addition to all of the fun events, employees will be able to learn about the many resources, programs and services available. Signature sponsors for Boo Bash include TDECU, Fidelity Investments, VALIC and Shell Federal Credit Union. Vendors scheduled to be in attendance are:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Shell Retirement
  • Adroit
  • TIAA
  • BBVA
  • Fast Park
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Wells Fargo
  • Voya
  • TDECU Insurance
  • Nino Properties
  • Costco
  • Biomedent
  • EAP
  • Delta Dental
  • The Rose
  • Family Houston
  • Texas Saver
  • UHD Sports & Fitness
  • Globallee Houston

For more information, contact the Office of ESO.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.