The Apartment Residence Hall on Andy Holt Avenue will close by the end of this month and demolition will begin in June, as part of UT’s four-year plan to replace six residence halls around Presidential Court with seven new facilities.
Facilities Services News
An industrial complex at 2000 Sutherland Avenue will serve as the future home for the UT Facilities Services department. Formerly the site of Southeast Precast Corporation, and before that the Gray Knox Marble Company, the property’s 91,000-square-foot plant structure will house offices, warehouse space, workshops, and labs.
Work will begin in May, after spring commencement, on a renovation of Torchbearer Plaza and Circle Park.
As UT prepares for Earth Day, faculty, staff, and students can celebrate the strides they’ve made in making orange green. UT is a leader among large universities for successful resource conservation and environmental stewardship programs, and it leads the Southeastern Conference (SEC) for several green initiatives.
The Office of Emergency Management will facilitate a full-scale exercise on Friday to test campus plans for working with local response partners in the event of a serious emergency on campus or the surrounding area.
Looking for tips to help you adopt more sustainable practices at home and work? Facilities Services is hosting a campus workshop, “Facilities Fundamentals: Everyday Sustainability for Home & Work,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the International House Great Room. The event is open to the public.
The annual Spring Cleanup kicks off Monday, March 16, giving campus departments a chance to tidy up.
The 2015 spring cleaning effort kicks off on March 16 with the goal of decluttering and improving the look of academic buildings.
Looking for spring landscaping tips? The landscaping experts at Facilities Services are hosting a workshop, Facilities Fundamentals: Helpful Tips for the DIY Gardener, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the International House Great Room.
Many Facilities Services teams routinely go beyond the call of duty in performing their jobs. To honor these employees, the department recently instituted its Exceptional Team Award.