dean of students News

Office Decorating Contest Showcases Homecoming Spirit

Offices around campus showcased Homecoming spirit yesterday by decorating their spaces for the Office Decorating Contest. Each office put their spin on this year’s Homecoming theme “Journey through 100 Years of Volunteers.” Here are a few shots from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences; the Student Government Association office; the Office of the

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Local Media Outlets Spotlight Big Orange Meal Share

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The Big Orange Meal Share program, which launched in January, allows students to donate their unused guest meals and allows others to contribute funds to benefit students in need. Anagha Uppal, a junior in the College Scholars Program, and Melissa Shivers, associate vice chancellor for student life and dean of students, worked together to bring the program to life. Media outlets showcased the Big Orange Meal Share.

Nominate Outstanding Students for Courtside Experience

The Office of the Dean of Students, in collaboration with UT Athletics, will give students an opportunity to watch UT basketball games from the comfort of Smokey’s Sofa, a courtside experience at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Students for Spirit Row

The Office of the Dean of Students and UT Athletics is calling for nominations of outstanding students to participate in Spirit Row. Students chosen for Spirit Row will sit in section E, row 1, of Neyland Stadium during football games. This initiative honors UT’s most spirited students by giving them an opportunity to sit in the front row and cheer for the Volunteers.

UT Disciplines Two Fraternities

UT has disciplined two fraternities, Sigma Chi and Lambda Chi Alpha, for alleged hazing incidents that occurred early in the fall semester.

SGA Election time in Tennessee!

Dean of Students Maxine Davis and SGA Election Commissioner Will Logan urge students to get out the vote for this year’s Student Government Association election. Online voting begins Wednesday, April 3, and closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 4.

Create Your Own Safe Zone; New Training for UT Departments

Faculty and staff can now arrange a special Safe Zone training for their department or unit. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and open environment. Safe Zone training explores LGBT issues in an honest and open way and provides an opportunity for participants to become LGBT allies