Fall break is just around the corner, and Halloween is just a few weeks away. We’re almost halfway through the semester, but there’s still plenty for you to do around campus and in Knoxville. Here’s our top picks for five things for you to do this month.
Student Life News
Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.
UT is rolling out the orange carpet to welcome new Vols to campus during its annual Welcome Week. The week is designed to help first-year and transfer students get settled. Events kick off Saturday, August 15, as students move in to residence halls beginning at 8:00 a.m.
On July 1, Career Services will unveil its new name, the Center for Career Development.
UT’s Student Health Center is now one of 200 higher education institutions to achieve official approval by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
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.
It won’t be long before University of Tennessee students are enjoying the new and long-awaited RecSports fields on Sutherland Avenue. The 40-acre complex will open early in the spring semester.
The Office of Multicultural Student Life is kickstarting 2012 with DISoriented, an evening of cultural indigestion, color-blindness, and inter-ethnic vertigo, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 , in the UC Auditorium. DISoriented features three Asian American women as they present dynamic, solo performances on how they are working to “DISorient” themselves from external stereotypes and internal expectations.