I created this document as a redesign of OSSE DOT's policy handbook.
I developed the communications strategy for OSSE DOT's inclement weather procedures. I was also communications lead during inclement weather events, responsible for posting social media alerts to inform schools and parents about school bus delays.
I developed and lead operations of OSSE DOT's recognition program for school bus drivers and attendants. My responsibilities for the program included: event planning; community outreach; branding/marketing; communications
Tom Erskine, resident at Parkway Place retirement community in Houston, was a cattle rancher for “Thirty Years West of the Pecos,” which is also the title of his autobiography in which he describes ranch life in the ‘50s and ‘60s in West Texas.
Dressed in a variety of costumes inspired by video games, TV shows and pure imagination, around 187 teams from 63 high schools across Texas (and two teams from Florida) flocked to the Hewlett-Packard Houston main campus off Jones Road at 8 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, for HP's 16th annual Code Wars.
According to data recently published by the Guttmacher Institute, Texas had the third-highest pregnancy and birth rates in the U.S. in 2008, with 85 pregnancies and 61 births for every 1,000 women aged 15-19.
Before attending a screening of his movie "Rushmore," actor Jason Schwartzman visited with fans at Alamo Drafthouse at Vintage Park last night.
Community members living along the Farm to Market 1960 corridor identified key issues in the area and discussed possible solutions at the first Cypress Creek Parkway CommUNITY meeting Monday night.
The shooting incident at Lone Star College-North Harris’ campus on Tuesday was yet another headline in a string of numerous recent events involving public gun violence in the US. Some may feel like our country is becoming less and less safe.
You are standing in the middle of your old school cafeteria wearing absolutely nothing.
The Texas Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, held the first of two public meeting Tuesday evening at the Sheraton Brookhollow to hear comments from the public regarding the proposed changes to the design of the approved U.S. Highway 290 expansion.
When fighting an uphill battle against a life-threatening illness, some people lose hope for a cure. Cypress native Shoshana Naftel, 24, just does not have time for that.
This past Sunday was Veteran’s Day, a day when we not only honor those who have defended our country but also have the privilege to hear their amazing stories
“Bend like weeds to the wind” is a saying among performers at the Texas Renaissance Festival, and cast member Jennie Zurovetz espouses that mantra in her character and her life.
Cy-Fair Independent School District has decided to postpone the implementation of its new sex education curriculum, originally scheduled to begin at the end of October, until spring 2013.
A spokesperson from the Cy-Fair Independent School District confirmed that the possession of a pellet gun in a Cy-Fair public school is a violation of the CFISD Student Code of Conduct.
The art students at Bleyl Middle School traded in quiet, contemplative drawing for the high-pitched whine of a chainsaw last Tuesday when wood sculptor and entrepreneur James D. Phillips visited for an all-day art demonstration.
October is National Anti-Bullying Month, and up-and-coming singer-songwriter Kaitlyn Knippers, aka Kaitlyn K, is raising awareness through the power of song.
Many people might not realize that volunteer firefighters are not paid for what they do. They risk their lives for many reasons, one of the major ones being the sense of gratitude and community they feel when helping others.
When young children say they want to grow up to be firefighters, they probably don’t envision risking their lives for free.
The low price of natural gas, its availability in the nearby Utica and Marcellus shales and pressure from environmental regulations are driving a shift away from coal-fired power generation among utilities in Ohio, a state historically dominated by coal.
Barclays Capital analysts revised their thid-quarter gas price forecast up to $2.70/MMBtu, a 31% increase over their previous $2.05/MMBtu prediction, citing the summer’s warm weather and low-priced natural gas knocking coal off the market.
Natural gas' market share of power generation will increase to 57% from 28% over the next 25 years, while coal's share will decrease to 9% from 30% in that time, consulting firm Black & Veatch said Thursday.
A natural gas well blowout leaked toxic hydrogen sulfide near Clara, Mississippi, in Wayne County on Thursday night, leading to the evacuation of residents within a one-mile radius, a state official said Friday.
Faced with greater scrutiny of the massive amounts of water used for hydraulic fracturing and growing concern over wastewater disposal, producers are eagerly researching alternatives such as the use of liquefied petroleum gases, nitrogen and carbon dioxide - even at high up-front costs.
A few Canadian petrochemical and midstream gas companies are expanding capacity and services in Sarnia, Ontario, and Edmonton, Alberta, to take advantage of booming natural gas liquids production from US shales, including the Marcellus and Bakken.
Strong oil prices and technological advances boosted revenues of the 50 biggest US exploration-and-production companies by 23% in 2011, to $181.4 billion, according to the Ernst & Young's fifth annual US E&P benchmark survey released Tuesday.
Earth Networks' WeatherBug meterology team on Wednesday predicted a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin with a total of 11 to 13 named storms.
Editorial response to students stealing newspapers
Trinity's community better off without anonymous gossip website
Greek misconduct reflects poorly on Trinity community
Mystery surrounding campus food
President's call for action to make higher education more afforable requires balancing act of priorities
Trinity's TSA puppy is irresistable but with restrictions
David Horotwitz Freedom Center ad in Trinitonian raises questions about free speech, censorship and morality
Guest lecturer Ward Churchill makes allegations against Trinity president
Mudslinging between majors is narrow-minded and misses the point
Where is the line between honoring the lost and exploiting them?
I always knew there was something about Europeans that was exceptionally groovy, and now I can put a name to it: Jailbreak.
Picture this: it's 4:15 a.m. in London, I'm speed walking down the street and I see the bus I need to catch stopping the bus stop 30 meters away. How long does it take Katie to sprint to that bus stop?
And so another momentous week in London comes to a fantastic conclusion. This week was the last week of classes at Queen Mary, leaving the rest of my stay here wide open for traveling and procrastinating on the lengthy papers I'm still expected to write.
I'm picking up my friend Tyler from Heathrow airport tomorrow, and I'm surprised by how calm I feel about it. I'm in a foreign country, so I figured I would feel more nervous about getting around, but it's just so easy to get around London!
I've been spending a lot of time in central London this week, walking around in vain, trying to spot the royal couple or at least her Majesty the Queen (I'm still waiting for my invitation to the royal wedding).
One surprising warning about the National Gallery, though - the art guards, (or as I like to call them, hawks) are mean!
I have loved the Beatles since before birth. Yeah, I know everybody loves the Beatles, but John, Paul, George and Ringo made me who I am today.
Let me get this straight: I'm in London, the city where my dreams are supposed to come true, and it snowed in San Antonio.
Here's a continuation of last week's mash-up of London's peculiarities.
Here is a mash-up of a few London peculiarities I've noticed.
I have a confession to make: I just stole a grocery cart. In London!
David Schmader performed his one-man show "Straight" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 in the Attic Theater to begin AtticRep's fifth season.
Students majoring in the humanities - English, philosophy, classic and fine arts - know the inevitable question that arises with the declaration of such a major: "What are you going to do with that?"
For students interested in learning about the Catholic faith while enjoying a cold beer, the Archdiocese of San Antonio Young Adult/Catholic Campus Ministry is hosting Theology on Tap.
Elizabeth Alexander, poet, professor and chair of the African American studies department at Yale, visited Trinity last night for "a Reading and Conversation" with students.
Anthology of lesson plans and student creative writing from Writers in the School's 2010 Summer Creative Writing Workshop in Houston. This was my project as the WITS Literary and Fine Arts Education Teaching and Research Intern.