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Final Two Public Forums for VC Candidates This Week

The final candidates in the vice chancellor for student life search are visiting campus tomorrow and Wednesday.

C. Renee Romano, the third candidate, will hold a public forum from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. tomorrow, October 1, in the Ray Mears Room of Thompson-Boling Arena. Romano is vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Vincent Carilli, the final candidate, will host a public forum from 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, in the Ray Mears Room of Thompson-Boling Arena. Carilli is vice president for student affairs at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Before that, he worked here and served as dean of students from 2000 to 2001 and as associate dean of students from 1998 to 2000.

All of the candidate public sessions will be posted on the search website on October 3. The feedback section will close at noon on Tuesday, October 8.

For more information about Romano and Carilli and to share your feedback during the search, visit


Say Boo to the Flu

Get a jump on Halloween and say BOO to the FLU!  Come to the U.C. from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. tomorrow to get your flu shot and be prepared for the upcoming flu season! Shots cost $25 and can be paid by cash, personal check, or credit card. 


Celebrate National Student Day with the VolShop

The VolShop celebrates National Student Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday. Students can win prizes by donating a canned food item for the Second Harvest Food Bank. You can also get a 20 percent discount off all purchases at the VolShop with a valid student ID.


2013 Campus Security Booklet Now Available Online

The campus 2013 security booklet is now available online. Take a few minutes and review crime statistics and the university's drug, alcohol, weapon, and other important policies. 



Vol Court

Got a business idea but don’t know how to make it happen? Attend the fall 2013 Vol Court info seminars, providing budding entrepreneurs the tools to start and grow their businesses. The first of six sessions kicks off tomorrow at 5:15 p.m. in the Haslam Business Building Room 102.

CASNR Career Fair

Don’t miss the twenty-ninth annual College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources career fair from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. this Wednesday in Hollingsworth Auditorium. Students interested in jobs in agricultural sciences and natural resources can meet with more than thirty organizations to discuss internship and job opportunities.  


Out and about in Knoxville

Dogwood Elementary After-school and Mentoring Program

Dogwood Elementary is in need of volunteers for both mentoring and after-school programs that run through the beginning of May. The after-school program is from 2:45 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Contact Alison King.

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Did you know that UT has a Kung Fu and Tai-Chi Club? Check out members demo their moves on the side of Hodges Library at Friday's Fall Fest!

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@BigOrangeFriday REMEMBER: You go to the greatest university in the history of the world, and that's why we wear orange on Fridays! #UT #BigOrangeFriday

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An Evening of Mongolian Dance and Music

Today, 6:30 p.m., UC Auditorium
An evening of Mongolian dance and music will be presented by performers from the Arts College of Inner Mongolia University. The group will deliver a variety of unique performances from throat singing to horsehead instrumental music. 

VolAware Street Fair & Yoga Fest

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Pedestrian Walkway
Head to the VolAware Street Fair and enjoy chair massages, arts and crafts, games, and info booths. Check out UT's first-ever Yoga Fest at 3:00 p.m. on Humanities Plaza. 

Gaining Admission into Highly Competitive Graduate Programs

Wednesday, 4:00 p.m., UC Auditorium
Learn the ins and outs of the graduate school admissions process from nationally known speaker Donald Asher. If you are thinking about graduate school, make time to learn how to set yourself apart in the process.

Dates & Deadlines

October 9: First Session Courses End
October 10: Second Session Courses Begin
October 17-18: Fall Break (No Classes, Residence Halls Remain Open)

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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