Facilities Services News

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.

2016 Spring Cleanup Launches March 28

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Are surplus equipment, used furniture, trash, and recyclables stacking up around your office? The annual Spring Cleanup kicks off Monday, March 28, giving campus departments a chance to tidy up.

Spring Cleanup 2016 Schedule

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The 2016 spring cleaning effort kicks off on March 28 with the goal of decluttering and improving the look of academic buildings.

Sick Raccoons Spotted on Ag Campus

There have been several instances of sick raccoons spotted around the agriculture campus in the past five days, according to certified wildlife biologists in UT’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries. S

Facilities Services Hosts Pest Control Workshop

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Learn about methods to prevent pests such as mosquitos, spiders, ants, and bed bugs during, “Facilities Fundamentals: Mosquito and Pest Control,” a campus workshop hosted by Facilities Services.

In Memoriam: Zachary Woodall

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Zachary Lee Woodall, a staff member in Facilities Services and a UT graduate, died Thursday, February 4.