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VAWS - Facilities Team Finds Fix for Bellmont Hall Elevators AC Fail

Oct. 1, 2022
Read this Values at Work Series story about how a Facilities Operations and Maintenance team repairs Bellmont Hall Elevators AC units.

VAWS - Continuous and Crucial Campus Support During COVID-19

Sept. 1, 2021
Read this Values at Work Series story about the measures Facilities Services took  provide support to The University of Texas at Austin (UT) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

VAWS - Stewardship in the Face of the Storm

Feb. 1, 2021
Read this Values at Work Series story about the divisions of Facilities Services during a record-breaking winter storm hit the area in mid-February 2021. 

VAWS - Beyond the Bleachers: Supporting Texas Football’s Home Games

Sept. 20, 2019
Read this Values at Work Series story about the complex teamwork and support that goes into a Texas Football Gameday.

VAWS - Arbor Assets: The ROI of Campus Urban Forests

Nov. 1, 2018
Read this Values at Work Series story about how Landscape Services expands awareness of the benefits that our urban forests, including green infrastructure, provide to communities throughout the nation, and increase investments in these urban forest resources for the benefit of current and future generations. Landscape Services represents the value, Excellence,  because the tree care profession has experienced rapid growth over the past decade and there is a significant amount of knowledge required to perform at the highest level.

VAWS - From the Class Room to the Mechanical Room

May 1, 2017
Read this Values at Work Series story that demonstrates teamwork through a partnership between the university’s faculty and facilities engineers. The definition of teamwork is defined as: We work together in support of our mission. Our individual contributions are amplified by the synergistic effect of cooperative effort focused on a common purpose. We value the individual as an integral member of the team. We treat each other with respect and dignity.

VAWS - Building a Legacy: One Piece at a Time

April 1, 2017
Read this Values at Work Series story about how UT builds and implements a world-class strategy for its comprehensive preventive maintenance program that will move the program forward well into the future.

VAWS - UT’s Tech Team Moves the Needle Toward Building Optimization

March 3, 2017
Read this Values at Work Series story about how UT’s Tech Team Moves the Needle Toward Building Optimization.

VAWS - Before the Cap and Gown: Getting the UT Campus Ready for Commencement

May 1, 2016
Read this Values at Work Series story about the complex teamwork it takes to conduct commencement at UT!

VAWS - Eagle-eye Custodians Lift Facilities Services to the Next Level

April 1, 2016
Read this Values at Work Series story about how Custodial Services' stewardship of buildings represents the value, Service, because they not only carry out their assigned tasks well, but they also know they are that extra set of eyes in identifying a facilities issues. Many times custodians recognize issues before the building occupants even notice the issue and have to report it.