Staff Stuff News

Facilities Services’ Painting Team Profiled in News Sentinel

The paint crew from Facilities Services were featured in an article by MJ Slaby for the News Sentinel on June 2. The team recently lead a class on painting tips and techniques, and they are busy with numerous projects around campus.

Veterans Resource Team Offers Poppies to Wear


UT’s Veterans Resource Team will distribute 1,500 Buddy Poppies for faculty, staff, and students to wear the week of Memorial Day, May 25–29. Last year, the group gave out 1,000 poppies with more than 500 additional requests.

Provost Announces Changes in Enrollment Services


UT Admissions Director Kari Alldredge has been appointed to serve as interim associate vice provost for enrollment management. Allredge will begin her appointment on June 1 upon the retirement of Richard Bayer, assistant provost and director of enrollment services.

Full-Scale Disaster Drill Gives Responders, Nursing Students Realistic Practice


On Friday, first responders from eleven agencies participated in a disaster drill and more than 100 nursing students—the entire junior class—portrayed victims, complete with theatrical makeup that gave them realistic-looking gashes and bruises. The catastrophe played itself out in the morning, then gave way to an afternoon exercise where campus officials talked about repairs, closures, press briefings, and the process of getting back to normal.