Posts By: Charles Primm

Cat Financial, Pilot Flying J Interview Rooms Dedicated

In a ceremony on October 4 at the Student Union, Jim Duensing, chief financial officer of Caterpillar Financial Services, and Paul Shore, vice president of talent acquisition for Pilot Flying J, helped dedicate interview rooms named in honor of their respective companies within the university’s Center for Career Development.

Falling Back: Change Clocks on Sunday when Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight saving time comes to an end Sunday, November 5, so before turning out the lights Saturday night, remember to set your clock back one hour. Theresa Lee, dean of UT’s College of Arts and Sciences and professor of psychology, said the one-hour shift will be easy to make but it may take a day or two to adjust.

UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday

Neyland Stadium at night from above

UT welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Golden Eagles of the University of Southern Mississippi. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Jim Dittrich, longtime Student Union Director, Loved Managing the Campus ‘Living Room’

Longtime University Center and Student Union Director Jim Dittrich passed away Thursday, October 26, after a courageous battle with cancer. He served the university for 29 years before retiring in early 2017 due to declining health. He is remembered by many UT staff, faculty, and students for his dedication and his love for the university and its students.

UT’s Stormwater Management Office Wins Award

The UT Stormwater Management office was recently recognized as the Organization of the Year by the Tennessee Stormwater Association. UT was selected for the award from more than 100 organizations statewide.