Student@Tennessee for February 6, 2014

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Where Do My Student Fee Dollars Go: Programs and Services Fee

Last month, we broke down how your money is spent on the facility fee and the technology fee. Let's take a moment to learn more about the programs and services fee.



Congratulations to Studio Art Students for Chicago Exhibit

Congratulations to Studio Art Program graduate students who will present their work next week during the College Art Association in Chicago. The program will include works in all visual arts media by twenty-two current students. 


WBIR Olympics Opening Torch Relay Today On Campus

The WBIR torch relay makes its way through campus today with the relay kicking off at 12:45 p.m. in Circle Park. Stop and cheer on participants as they make their way to the corner of Neyland Drive and Kingston Pike before heading to Bearden during the 14-mile relay.

Residence Hall Room Selection Ends Next Week

The last day of room selection for university housing is February 14. Living on campus provides a community where you can live, learn, and create memories. 

Submit Pictures of Your Home for International Photo Exhibit

Showcase your unique culture by submitting a photograph of your home country for the International Photo Exhibit. Winners will receive a $75 gift card. Deadline for entries is February 13. Submit your photo here.


Jobs & Internships

IT Pathways Summer Internship
Nashville, Tennessee
IT Pathways, one of the nation's leading provider of health care services, is looking for young, high-potential talent to support its vision to transform the health-care industry. Open to all majors.

For more information on these and other jobs and internships, log in to Hire-a-VOL via MyUTK.


Learn Tools to Start and Grow Your Business at Vol Court

Got a business idea but don’t know how to make it happen? Attend the Vol Court info seminars, providing budding entrepreneurs the tools to start and grow their businesses. Sessions begin at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in Haslam Business Building Room 103. The seminar is open to all majors.

Welcome New Vols this Fall as a Welcome Leader

Help us welcome the class of 2018 to campus. Apply to be a fall 2014 welcome leader. The final interest session will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the Scripps Convergence Lab, Communications Building.

Graduate Students

Technology Graduate Assistantship for Division of Student Life

The Division of Student Life is seeking a motivated graduate student for an assistantship position. This team member will provide desktop support. The position is set to begin in late April.

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Extra Awesome

Chancellor Cheek welcomed twelve students to his home for dinner last week. The "12 Vols" program gives twelve students the chance to network with UT alumni and community leaders.

See You There

"Sharecropper's Son" John O. Hodges to Read at UT Library

Monday, 7:00 p.m., Hodges Library Auditorium
Former UT professor John O. Hodges was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, the son of sharecroppers. Hodges will read from his book Delta Fragments: The Recollections of a Sharecropper's Son as part of Writers in the Library.

Engaging Your Community: Focusing on Undergraduate and Graduate Students at UT

Tuesday, 6:00 p.m., UC Crest Room
Contemplating whether to make Knoxville your home? Join an interactive panel discussion presented by the UT Commission for Blacks and the UT NAACP to explore what Knoxville offers African-Americans and future steps for the city.

Finding and Following Your Passion Workshop

Wednesday, 4:00 p.m., UC Rooms 223 and 224
"Follow your passion" is common advice given when discussing your major or career choice. But what if you are unsure about what you are passionate about? Discuss these ideas with counselors and peers in an interactive workshop about finding and following your passion in your career.

Dates & Deadlines

February 15: FAFSA priority deadline for 2014-2015
February 26: First session courses end
February 27: Second session courses begin

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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