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Be Successful in and out of Class: Vol Success Seminars

student success photoNeed extra help with a class? Ever feel like there are not enough hours in the day to get it all done? Want to start taking better care of yourself by managing your stress?  

Vol Success Seminars are designed to supply you with the knowledge and resources to be successful, inside and outside the classroom. 

Nine workshops, including Effective Study Habits, Financial Facts 101, Managing Your Time and Goal Setting, and Stress Management and Healthy Living, will help you learn about important academic and personal topics. 


Cone Zone: Student Union Construction Update

We know it's a little noisy with work on the foundation of the first phase of the new student union producing some additional noise around the construction site this week. We want to let you know that the extra noise should finish by tomorrow.

Safety Tip of the Week: Sharknado!

Safety Tip SharknadoYou never know what Mother Nature may throw at you. The good news: If you know what to do in case of a tornado, you will probably survive the sharknado! Most emergencies boil down to a choice between sheltering and evacuating.  Do you know what to do during a tornado, fire, or earthquake?

Discuss Diversity: Day of Dialogue Registration Now Open

Multicultural Student Life is planning a one-day campus-wide "Day of Dialogue" on Friday, October 4, giving you an out-of-class experience to discuss cultural differences and explore current topics related to diversity. 


Communications Studies Interest Meeting

If you are interested in learning about and dicussing how people communicate with each other and in organizations, you should join the Communication Studies Club. The group will hold a welcome back meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Communications Building Scripps Lab. 

Annual Freshman Pageant Interest Meeting

Looking to showcase your talents and represent the Class of 2017? The Multicultural Mentoring Program will hold an interest meeting for the annual Freshman Pageant at 6:00 p.m. today in UC Room 225. The pageant is open to all freshman students, both male and female. 


Out and about in Knoxville

YWCA Knoxville

YWCA KnoxvilleServing women and their families in the Knoxville area, the YWCA has many volunteer opportunities including their Victim Advocacy Program, Transitional Housing Program, health and fitness, Phyllis Wheatley Center, and special events for you to assist with this semester.


Goodwill Industries Vintage Fashion Show

Goodwill Industries needs volunteers for various two- to four-hour shifts from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on September 19 at the Hilton Downtown for their Vintage Fashion Show. You can help set up the store or the fashion show area, or assist with guests. To volunteer, e-mail Adrienne Hendon.

For a list of more on- and off-campus volunteer opportunities that you can get involved with throughout the semester, visit the Sign Up to Serve page.

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Extra Awesome

UT student Jack Johnson

UT senior Jack Johnson completed a 4,000-mile bike tour called Journey of Hope this summer for Pi Kappa Phi fraternity 's philanthropy Push America, riding from San Fransisco to Washington, D.C. Congrats on your amazing accomplishment, Jack! 

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See You There

"4 Little Girls" A Film By Spike Lee

Tomorrow, 12:00 p.m., Hodges Library Room 129
Spike Lee directs this quietly gripping documentary that examines race relations and civil rights in the 1960s by exploring the 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. 

Rock This Way: Battle of the Bands

Tomorrow, 8:00-11:00 p.m., Relix Variety Theatre, $7 
Rock out to four amazing local bands during this UT student United Way fundraiser, combining great music with fundraising and volunteer connections. 

UT Gardens Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., UT Gardens
Shop for some unique and cutting-edge plants to spruce up your garden, apartment window, or porch at the University of Tennessee Gardens. 

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