Faculty Appreciation Week: Vols Game is Today’s Special Activity

 

KNOXVILLE — Faculty and staff are invited to purchase discount tickets for tonight’s Vols game against South Carolina. The game will feature some special thank you messages to faculty members who serve as mentors to some of the student-athletes.

Faculty and staff can get $7 tickets by visiting http://www.uttix.com. Click on “Vols Tix” and then choose “Promotional Code.” Log in with UTEMPLOYEE. Complete the order. There is a $1.25 processing fee.

Today’s Faculty Appreciation Week stories focus on assistant professors Denise Bates and Steven Waller from the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences; Assistant Professor Jason Hayward and Associate Professor Veerle Keppens from the College of Engineering; Professor Karla McKanders and Associate Professor Paula Schaefer from the College of Law; Katherine Kong, assistant professor of French; and law professor Bob Lloyd.

Today’s video features students talking about faculty members who have meant a lot to them.

Today’s stories and video can be found on the Tennessee Today website. You can see all of the Faculty Appreciation Week stories and videos at http://tntoday.utk.edu/tag/faculty-appreciation-week-2011/.

Also this week, visit the Faculty “shout out” page to send your own thank you message to a favorite faculty member or read what others have written: http://www.utk.edu/faculty/appreciation/shout-out/.

Here are the special events planned for the rest of Faculty Appreciation Week:

Thursday, Feb. 17

  • Interactive Faculty Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Crest Room, University Center. The Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center and the Provost’s office are sponsoring this luncheon, which will feature TLC Director David Schumann discussing “Co-creation of Value in the Classroom: Building Partnerships that Enhance Student Learning.” Please RSVP to lsilvers@utk.edu.
  • Faculty/staff celebration at Lady Vols vs. S.C., 7 p.m. Thompson-Boling Arena. Faculty and staff can get $7 tickets by visiting http://www.uttix.com. Click on “Lady Vols Tix” and then choose “Promotional Code.” Log in with UTEMPLOYEE. Complete the order. There is a $1.25 processing fee.

C O N T A C T :

Amy Blakely, (865-974-5034, amy.blakely@tennessee.edu)

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