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Homecoming 2016 Judges Needed

Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner, and All Campus Events and the Student Homecoming Committee need your assistance.

Workshops on Making Your Course Materials Accessible

In June, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the Office of Disability Services (ODS) offered a Summer Accessibility Workshop program that helped about 40 instructors learn to make their class materials more accessible to all students. This fall, you can experience the same workshops on Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. now through November 10. You

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Enroll or Re-Enroll in the Flexible Benefits Plan

October 31 is the deadline to enroll in the flexible benefits plan for 2017. Open enrollment began October 3. This program requires employees to sign up for the benefit each year, regardless of whether they are currently enrolled. The process is separate from the open enrollment for medical, dental, and vision insurance. Flexible benefits allow employees

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Open Enrollment Period Under Way until October 14

Open enrollment for benefits began Monday and will remain open through Friday, October 14. During this period, UT faculty and staff have the opportunity to sign up for or make changes to their health, dental, vision, basic and term life, long-term care, and optional special accident insurance and their flexible spending accounts. Decisions made during this

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UT Institute for Public Service Names Naifeh Center Director

The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service has named Macel Ely director of its Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership. Ely, who is currently training program manager for IPS’s Municipal Technical Advisory Service, served as a training specialist with the Naifeh Center from 2007-2013. He succeeds former Naifeh Director Gary Peevely, who retired in the

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New Key Request System Coming to Campus

Changes are coming to the process for requesting a key or swipe card access on campus. Ensuring the safety of our community and campus is always of the utmost importance, and these access changes will increase the security and control over who can access campus buildings and departmental spaces. In addition to increased security, this

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Apply Now for Experience Learning Course Designations

Faculty can now apply to receive Experience Learning designations for courses they teach that include research or service-learning activities that meet the definition of experiential learning. A detailed explanation of the R designation and the course proposal form are available on the Office of Undergraduate Research web page. A detailed explanation of the S designation

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McClelland Elected to Society of Professional Journalists National Board

Members of the Society of Professional Journalists have elected Rachel Wedding McClelland, director of the Office of Student Media, to serve on the organization’s national board. McClelland was sworn in Tuesday after a record-setting election turnout of its nearly ten thousand members. She was one of four candidates vying for the national at-large director seat

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Tips for UT Employees Applying for Internal Jobs

Our employees often reach out to Recruitment to ask what they need to do to get noticed by a UT hiring manager. First, employees need to know if they are eligible to apply. Internal employees may apply if they meet all these conditions: Are not in their six-month probationary period Have not transferred to their

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