The Senior Source, our Community Involvement partner, has a group that was going to read to some elementary school kids next Tuesday, April 14, and the group has now had to back out.
Dr. Larry Hornbeck will receive an Academy Award of Merit at the Academy's 2015 Scientific and Technical Awards presentation for his invention of the digital micromirror devices (DMD) chip. In announcing the award, the Academy said that this invention "is the core technology that has enabled Texas Instruments' DLP Cinema projection to become the standard of the motion picture industry." According to TI, motion pictures are now viewed worldwide on nearly 117,000 award-winning TI DLP Cinema® projectors.
Starting March 1, 2015, Texas will implement a new car inspection/registration sticker program. In the future, Texans will need only one windshield sticker on our cars to indicate both vehicle inspection and registration. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has prepared an informative, easy-to-understand and entertaining video to explain the new program and special first-year transition rules. Click Two Steps, One Sticker video to see the video.
Despite the chilly day, more than 500 retirees, guests, volunteers, and exhibitors attended this year’s TI Retiree Luncheon at the Mesquite Convention Center on November 13.
Over 400 TIAA members and other retired TIers attended the annual seminar on Health Benefits at Plano Centre on October 16. Topics included Annual Enrollment Update, TI Health Benefits, Overview of Medicare and TI Retiree Plans and a Medical Update by Dr. Kevin Soden, TI Medical Director.
The presentations and other Health Benefits information have been posted on our website
Over 400 TIAA members and other retired TIers attended the annual seminar on Health Benefits at Plano Centre on October 16. Topics included Annual Enrollment Update, TI Health Benefits, Overview of Medicare and TI Retiree Plans and a Medical Update by Dr. Kevin Soden, TI Medical Director. The presentations shown at the seminar will be made available here as soon as possible.
The Annual TI Retiree Luncheon will be held at the Mesquite Convention Center on Thursday, November 13. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m., with a barbeque lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
The speaker this year will be Dr. Venu Menon, Vice President for Analog Technology Development, for Texas Instruments. He is responsible for developing manufacturing technologies for TI’s power management, high performance and high volume analog semiconductor chips.
A goal of the TI Alumni Association is to provide opportunities for community involvement. That is why, once a year, we join with TI in supporting the United Way Campaign. This year, our TIAA campaign starts September 29 and runs through November 14.
Cathy Beasley, TIAA Secretary, and Max Post, Chair of the Activities Committee, are the co-chairs for this year’s campaign. We believe our combined investments in the United Way Community Impact Fund are one of the best ways to strengthen our communities.
The winners of the 2014 On My Own Time Art Exhibition were announced at the Artists’ Reception & Awards Ceremony at the Texins Activity Center on August 15.
The Best of Show award was won by TIAA's Ted Houston for his work on canvas, "We're Still Here". The People's Choice award was won by Nima Shahidi for his ceramic bowl, "Firouzeh". A total of 275 votes were cast online and 83 paper ballots were collected at Texins during the exhibition.
The 15th Annual TIAA Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $36,400 in donations and pledges for two worthwhile charities: the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and The Senior Source. TI and the Texans Credit Union were underwriters for the tournament, making it possible for 100 percent of the donations to go directly to the charities