Facilities Services News

New Facilities Services Complex Opens

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The new Facilities Services Complex, a 91,000-square-foot building on Sutherland Avenue is now open and houses more than 200 of the department’s employees.

Facilities Services Hosts Spring Cleaning Workshop

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Facilities Services will host a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Spring Cleaning Essentials,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the International House Great Room.

President Gives Update on Facilities Management

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In an e-mail message to the university community Wednesday, President Joe DiPietro reiterated that the university retains the option to opt out of the proposal to outsource facilities management of state buildings after state costs are validated.

Help UT Claim Victory in RecycleMania Competition

For the eleventh consecutive year, UT is competing in the nationwide RecycleMania Tournament. Approximately 400 schools compete each spring to see who can produce the least amount of waste as well as recycle and compost the most.

Volunteers Plant 1,000 Trees to Celebrate Arbor Day

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Approximately 1,000 trees were planted on campus Friday in an effort to rehabilitate the Second Creek corridor. Facilities Services worked with more than seventy volunteers to plant the saplings along the creek’s bank. The event marked Tennessee Arbor Day, held on the first Friday of March.