Tremendous strides have been made in our freshman-to-sophomore retention rate in recent years.
Student Success Center News
It’s almost October and many of you have gotten in to a routine for the school year. But some of you may still be trying to develop a plan for managing your time effectively. Read tips and tricks from some of the Student Success Center’s academic coaches about time management. You may not need to use every technique, but you can pick and choose the ones that work for you.
Anton Reece, executive director of the Student Success Center, has been named associate vice provost and director of the Student Success Center. His promotion comes as part of a larger reorganization of Student Success. Associate Provost Ruth Darling announced the changes and said the restructuring “embraces our current strategies and successes, best practices in student success, and the recommendations made in Vol Vision 2020.”
Have you heard your professors mention going to Supplemental Instruction for help? Are you looking for help in some of your classes but don’t know where to turn? SI leaders and tutors at the Student Success Center can help you with these questions.
The UT Police Department will be on the Pedestrian Walkway from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, to kick off National Campus Safety Month. Officers will be there with one of the new patrol vehicles to distribute safety information to students, staff, and faculty.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured a story on UT’s pilot math camp for incoming freshman which targets students who are interested in math-intensive majors like health science or engineering, but whose high school math credentials are below where they need to be. The camp, conceived by faculty years ago, finally got the green light when
The Student Success Center and the Educational Advancement Program will hold a joint open house from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday at their new locations on the third floor of Greve Hall. At the same time, Career Services—located in nearby Dunford Hall—will hold its sixth annual cookout, offering hotdogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers.
The Student Success Center will move into its new home in the remodeled Greve Hall on Monday, August 6. The office will be closed on Monday, August 6, but will reopen on Tuesday, August 7, in its new location on the third floor of Greve Hall. Several other offices are moving to Greve Hall as well. Most are moving out of facilities due to be demolished to accommodate the new Student Union project.
The Student Success Center will host the Mid-South Chapter of the College Reading and Learning Association’s 2012 spring conference in May, and proposals are now being accepted from professionals engaged in promoting student success at the college level. Proposals should be submitted by Friday, March 16.
‘Tis the season for finals: the time of the semester when many students start staying up late and cramming months’ worth of material into a few days. UT Knoxville’s Student Success Center, which provides the support students need to be successful, recommends a few ways to stay focused and prepare for finals.