October 16, 2015

Experience Learning Student Spotlight: Conner McMillan

When it came time for Conner McMillan, a senior in the College of Social Work, to complete the fieldwork required by her major, she gravitated toward an opportunity that was a perfect fit for her love of kids, the outdoors, and being active. Her post took her to Fall Creek Falls State Park, where she worked with a team to develop and carry out a summer camp curriculum that teaches leadership skills. >> Video Read more...

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Big Orange Give Set to Raise $1 Million in Five Days October 19–23
Last year, nearly 1,600 donors contributed more than $765,000 to the Big Orange Give, UT’s five-day social-media-based giving campaign. This year’s Big Orange Give will run October 19–23 with a goal of $1 million. To learn more about how giving impacts students and faculty, visit Tennessee Today. Read more...
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College of Nursing Establishes Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care in Rural Appalachia
Faculty members in the College of Nursing are creating a Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care. The three-year project—developed by nursing faculty Sandy Mixer and Mary Lynn Brown—establishes a community-academic partnership with church and community leaders and residents in Scott County, Tennessee, to increase families’ knowledge and use of end-of-life care services. Read more...
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School of Music Hosts Contemporary Music Festival

The School of Music is hosting its first contemporary music festival October 22–24. The festival will include workshops, lectures, master classes, and performances by featured guest artists. All events are free and open to the public. Read more...

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In the News: UT Helps Make Tennessee Attractive to Businesses
A company's $3.5 million expansion in Knoxville is seen in part as a reflection of one-third of its workforce being UT graduates. Read more...
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Announcements
Veterinary Medicine Iron Dog 5K to Benefit Animal Emergency Care Read more...
Boyd Venture Challenge Accepting Applications Through October 28 Read more...
Call for Nominations: 2016 Executive MBA for Strategic Leadership Program Scholarship Read more...

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Events
UT Trombone Choir 50th Anniversary Event, 6:00 p.m. Saturday Read more...
Tennessee Volleyball Faculty and Staff Appreciation Match, 1:30 p.m. Sunday Read more...
Recovery Fair, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday Read more...

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