Editor's Note: This is the final edition of student@tennessee for the spring. Good luck to all our graduates! If you're coming back in the fall, we hope you will keep reading student@tennessee to stay up to date on campus events, good news items about your fellow students, and great ways to stay connected to the campus and the community. Have a great summer!
You are invited to attend the Aloha Oe ceremony and senior reception honoring the class of 2013, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, on the south lawn of Ayres Hall. Aloha Oe is one of UT's oldest Commencement traditions. The first 500 students get a commemorative graduation cord. Family and friends are invited. [More]
A full week of commencement ceremonies and celebrations begins Wednesday, May 8. Follow along by looking for tweets with the hashtag #UTgrad2013 and by liking the UT Knoxville Facebook page at www.facebook.com/UTKnoxville. Traffic updates, ceremony webcasts, photos, and more will be shared on Facebook and on the university's official Twitter account at twitter.com/UTKnoxville. Share your commencement experiences and photos with the campus community by including #UTgrad2013 in your tweets. For more info, check out the commencement website at utk.edu/commencement. [More]
Graduating this week? You're already part of the UT Knoxville Alumni Association. Check them out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tnalumni and follow them on Twitter at @utalum to learn more about Young Alumni events, benefits of being a UT alum, and more. Our alumni family has more than 220,000 Volunteers in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
Visit the new Residence Life Cinema at movies.utk.edu to stream some of Hollywood's hottest movies, anywhere on campus. A selection of eight movies is now available on demand from your laptop or desktop computer. Most are recent Hollywood releases. The movie channel is only available on campus, and is presently not available for tablet computers. The Volunteer Channel (UT campus cable 12) will soon make the same selection of movies available to televisions in residence halls. Follow the Libraries on Facebook for your chance to weigh in on new movie selections each month: http://www.facebook.com/utklibraries.
On Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22, Microsoft will upgrade all Volmail accounts to Office 365. Office 365 provides e-mail, online Office applications, and other Microsoft tools. You should not have any problems accessing your e-mail during the upgrade, but if you do, call the OIT HelpDesk at 974-9900. To learn more about the upgrade, visit http://oit.utk.edu/office365.
Looking for a way to get involved on campus this fall? Volunteer for the FUTURE program, an educational program that assists adults ages 18-29 with intellectual disabilities. Mentors are asked to work two hours or more a week directly with students. Questions? E-mail email@example.com.
Do you have a question about health and wellness that you would like answered? If so, visit the UT Safety, Environment, and Education (S.E.E.) Center's website at http://seecenter.utk.edu/resources_rosa.php and ask health and wellness expert Rosa Thomas. Questions can be submitted anonymously. Answers to your questions will be posted to the site or replied to by e-mail, according to your wishes. Answers will include facts about the issue, as well as places where you can go on campus and elsewhere to get help or more information. For more info on the program, call the S.E.E. Center at 974-5725.
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