Student@Tennessee for September 16, 2013

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I'm All Vol: Your Story Could Be Here

What do we mean when we say All Vol? Tradition. Power. Spirit. Service. Diversity. Civility. Leadership. But most important — Volunteers. We want to highlight why YOU are All Vol, giving other students on campus a chance to get to know who you are. You can share your favorite Tennessee memories, experiences, and college advice.

Want a chance to share your story? Tell or show us why you are All Vol by using the hashtag #allvol on Twitter and Instagram. Your post could be chosen for a full "I'm All Vol" story in an upcoming Student@Tennessee.


Give Blood, Help UT Beat the Florida Gators

It's time to prove how strong the Vol spirit is by taking on Gator fans during the 2013 Tailgate Blood Drive competition. You can donate from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. today through Friday at UC Rooms 223 and 225. You'll receive a "brick by brick" t-shirt and free treats from area restaurants. Other campus locations include:

-Today: until 4:00 p.m. at the Institute of Agriculture
-Tomorrow: noon to 8:00 p.m. in the Hess Hall Lobby
-Wednesday: noon to 8:00 p.m. in the South Carrick Hall Lobby

South Alabama Football Game Tickets Available Wednesday

Don't forget to request your tickets for the South Alabama football game this Wednesday and Thursday by visiting Big Orange Tix. Tickets for the following home game, against Georgia, will be available for request on September 25 and 26. 

Fall Family Weekend: Don't Forget to Invite Your Folks!

Have you asked your parents to join you on Rocky Top for Fall Family Weekend? Set for Friday, September 27, to Sunday, September 29, this weekend is a great way to experience campus life with your family.

The weekend begins with the Fall Fest Street Fair and a concert on Friday night. On Saturday, start off at the Big Orange Tailgate and then head over to the game.


Second Annual Fall Fest Street Fair Registration

The second annual Fall Fest Street Fair will be a great way to showcase your student organization and recruit new members in an involvement fair-type setting, but with a twist!

The September 27 fair will be followed by a concert by JohnnySwim and a film showing of The Great Gatsby. Registration forms must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on September 23.

Sign Up for the PetSafe K9 Cancer Walk

Are you a dog lover? If so, you're invited to join Team UTCVM and walk with your dog or walk in memory of a beloved pet in the third K9 Cancer Walk this Sunday. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Morris Animal Foundation. You do not have to bring a pet to participate in the walk.




Out and about in Knoxville

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity

Knoxville Habitat is looking for volunteers who can work in their thrift store on a weekly, biweekly, or monthly basis. Volunteers will load and unload donations, assist customers, and work with merchandise.

Kindred Health and Rehabilitation Northhaven

If you enjoy meeting and spending time with the elderly, volunteers are needed to call BINGO for residents of Kindred Health and Rehabilitation Northhaven on Friday afternoons. Please sign up no later than forty-eight hours in advance.

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Extra Awesome

Bring your hammock and lounge wherever you want on campus as these students did outside of Humanities last Friday afternoon!

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See You There

UT Hunger Banquet

Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 p.m., International House
This interactive dinner experience will bring to life the injustice and inequality surrounding global hunger. While some of you will leave with an empty stomach, everyone will gain a new perspective. 

Multicultural Mentoring Program Game Night

Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Black Cultural Center
Upperclass mentors and first-year student mentees will hang out and get to know each other in a casual environment during the Multicultural Mentoring Program's Game Night. 

Career Fair Success Strategies

Thursday, 4:00 p.m., Career Services, Dunford Hall
Hear from employers about the career fair do's and don'ts and how best to prepare for a job fair to make a great first impression. This workshop can help you prepare for the Fall Job Fair taking place next Tuesday, September 24.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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