Employees of the Knoxville campus have improved their overall views about UT’s compensation and benefits, the competency of supervisors, and confidence in senior leadership. These are just some of the broad improvements in the 2014 Employee Engagement Survey results for the Knoxville campus.
Throughout Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, there will be professional development opportunities, social activities, and special events celebrating the contributions made by graduate and professional students.
Students, faculty, and staff will soon be able to use their VolCards at participating Cumberland Avenue businesses, thanks to an agreement between the university and the Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association.
Two UT students will take their Volunteer spirit to the dance floor this week when they participate in the Dancing with the Knoxville Stars competition to raise money for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
The Programs for Minors policy enhances the safe environment for minors participating in campus activities. All departments that engage in programs or activities involving minors (a person younger than eighteen) must review and comply with the policy.
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.