Cris Taylor has been named UT’s new director of fleet management and begins work today. Taylor, a Knoxville native, previously was the fleet manager at the University of Georgia.
The Office of Communications and Marketing received a special award at the fiftieth annual American Advertising “ADDY” Awards ceremony Saturday night.
Is your office cluttered with old papers, books, and files? UT Recycling would like to take these and other paper recyclables off your hands. Beginning March 9, UT Recycling will hold its annual weeklong Paper Purge Party.
Faculty and staff are invited to make plans now to attend several special Faculty Appreciation events next week.
Have you updated your chemical inventory? The university’s effort to annually update the chemical inventory is now underway. Please ensure that your lab or workplace’s inventory of any hazardous materials is submitted to the Office of Environmental Health and Safety by Monday, March 2.
Thanks and congratulations to the many students, faculty, and staff who helped the 2014–15 Campus Chest campaign exceed its goal. The Knoxville-area campaign raised $624,918, which is 101 percent of its goal of $620,000.
On Monday, UT launched the second annual Big Orange Family Campaign. This year’s theme is “I Believe,” and the goal is to increase participation among faculty and staff members to 55 percent. Gifts can be made through payroll deduction, or as a one-time gift online. Contributors can choose to designate their gift to any college, department, program, scholarship, or pre-established gift fund.
Many Facilities Services teams routinely go beyond the call of duty in performing their jobs. To honor these employees, the department recently instituted its Exceptional Team Award.
HealthBeat 2015 will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center Ballroom.
All instructional faculty, both tenured and non-tenured, have received or will soon be receiving the COACHE workplace satisfaction survey.