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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.