Division of Student Life News

UT Releases Fraternity and Sorority Life Task Force Findings

A UT task force has released its final report with recommendations about how to improve fraternity and sorority life and culture on campus. Student Life Vice Chancellor Tim Rogers formed the Fraternity and Sorority Life Task Force last fall. Rogers asked the group of alumni, students, faculty, and staff to review fraternity and sorority life on campus and make recommendations for improving a personal sense of responsibility among members and enhancing the chapters’ contributions to campus life.

New Student Health Center Pharmacy to Hold Open House on Tuesday

Ashley Young, left, and Pharmacist Peyton Roberts

Join the campus in celebrating the opening of the new Student Health Center Pharmacy on Tuesday, February 5. The event will introduce services to the campus community. The facility is a big benefit to students, faculty, and staff, who will no longer need to leave campus to have prescriptions filled.

Office of New Student and Family Programs

IIn support of becoming a Top 25 university, the Division of Student Life is combining the offices of the Parents Association and Student Orientation to create one office to serve students and their families. The Office of New Student and Family Programs will align goals related to ensuring student transitions to UT as well as parental involvement.

Student Life Staff Recognized by Peers

Ashley Blamey

Two staff members from the Division of Student Life have been recognized by their peers and named to leadership positions in professional organizations. Ashley Blamey, director of the SEE Center, has been selected to serve as the first president of the Higher Education Case Managers Association. Frank Cuevas, executive director of University Housing, will co-chair the next Latinos in Higher Education Institute for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Stoner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Life Ken Stoner has been named a recipient of the 2011 Parthenon Award from the Association of College and University Housing Officers–International. The foundation’s most prestigious award, the Parthenon Award recognizes supreme achievement in the profession, outstanding service, leadership, and contributions to the field of student housing.