Staff Stuff News

Three Upcoming Events Focus on Wellness


Join the Be Well team to get more daily activity, learn about healthy eating hacks, and participate in a community 5K to benefit TNT Leukemia Lymphoma Society and local ROTC programs next week.

McClung Museum Hosts Free Family Programs in February

Families are invited to enjoy free programming throughout the month of February at McClung Museum. Activities to highlight love around the world for Valentine’s Day and celebrate the work of an African American sculptor during Black History Month are planned.

HR Connection: Give Your Benefits a Checkup


Once a year, it’s a good idea to review aspects of your benefits to make sure all your information is correct and you are taking advantage of the options available to you. Review our three-part checklist to make sure you are up to date.

University Hosting Events to Mark Black History Month


February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of black Americans and their role in US history. UT is celebrating the month with a slate of events across departments. The Clarence Brown Theatre is staging A Lesson Before Dying in conjunction with Knox County Public Library’s The Big Read, and other campus offices are hosting events related to the production.

In Memoriam: Linda Busico


Linda Sue Cameron Busico, a parking and transit services staff member for special events, died January 27. She was forty-five.

Dining Discount Moving to VolCard

Volunteer Dining has begun using VolCards to validate the faculty and staff dining discount program. The VolCard will be swiped at the register to apply the discount to transactions.

Facilities Services Projects Catalog Available Online

UT Facilities Services’s 2015 Fall and 2016 Spring Projects catalog is available online and details the major tasks completed during the fall semester and the projects that are slated for spring.

Share Feedback on Master Plan at January 28 Meeting

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A meeting to discuss updates to the 2011 UT Campus Master Plan will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, in the International House Great Room. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. The meeting gives the campus community an opportunity to ask Facilities Services Associate Vice Chancellor Dave Irvin questions about updates to the master plan.