FALL 2017 ORIENTATION, TRAINING & EVENT DATES [updated as noted]


FALL 2017 ORIENTATION, TRAINING & EVENT DATES

New International Student Check-in & Orientation

Who:

All new international students

Required or not?

Yes, for all new international graduate students. If you do not check-in and attend, your program will be terminated.

When:

Sessions available from July 28 through August 18, 2017. You must sign up for one of those sessions.

Check website for times: https://international.utk.edu/check-in-and-orientation/students/

Registration or RSVP:

Check website.

Graduate School’s New Student Orientation

Who:

All new graduate students

Required or not?

Highly encouraged but not required

When:

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

8:00am – 1:00pm

Where:

Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown

Registration or RSVP:

You must register yourself via the web site: http://gradschool.utk.edu/graduate-student-life/fall-orientations/

Graduate School’s NEW GTA Orientation

Who:

All new Graduate Teaching Assistants and Associates

Required or not?

Yes, if you have a GTA appointment for Fall 2017.

When:

Thursday, August 10, 2017 8:00am – 11am

Where:

Crown Plaza Knoxville

Registration or RSVP:

We have already registered you for this orientation if you have a GTA appointment in the KRSS Department for Fall 2017.

Sport Studies PhD Orientation

Who:

All returning and new PhD students with a concentration in Sport Studies (i.e., specializations: Sport Management and Socio-cultural Studies)

Required or not?

Attendance is mandatory

When:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 [Updated]

9:00am – 12:00noon

Where:

Room TBA HPER

Departmental NEW PEAP GTA Orientation

Who:

All new KRSS PEAP GTAs

Required or not?

Attendance is mandatory for all new PEAP GTAs

When: [Updated]

Thursday, August 17, 9:00am-2:00pm
AND
Friday, August 18, 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: [Updated]

HPER Room 239

Registration or RSVP:

Confirm your attendance to Margy at mwirtz@utk.edu

Departmental New & Returning KRSS Grad Student, Faculty & Staff Social

Who:

All new and returning KRSS Grad Students (significant others are welcome)

Required or not?

Not required but encouraged!

Come meet your fellow “newbies” as well as current grad students, faculty & staff.

When:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:

HPER Rooms 235 & 239

Registration or RSVP:

RSVP to Lars Dzikus (lars@utk.edu) with number attending.

Returning students, please bring food to share.

Departmental New Graduate Student Orientation

Who:

All new KRSS graduate students. Note there are two separate sessions. Pick the one that aligns with your major/concentration. If you are not sure what that is for you, please ask your advisor.

Required or not?

Attendance is mandatory

When:

Kinesiology (KIN): Tuesday August 22, 2017 from 1-2pm

Recreation and Sport Management (RSM): Monday August 28, 2017 from 3:45 to 4:45pm [updated]

Where:

Kinesiology (KIN): Room 243 HPER [updated]

Recreation and Sport Management (RSM): Room HPER 232 [updated]

 

 

 

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Mark your calendars: Departmental New Graduate Student Orientation


Departmental New Graduate Student Orientation

Who:

All new KRSS graduate students. Note there are two separate sessions. Pick the one that aligns with your major/concentration. If you are not sure what that is for you, please ask your advisor.

Required or not?

Attendance is mandatory

When:

Kinesiology (KIN): Tuesday August 22 from 1-2pm

Recreation and Sport Management (RSM): August 28 from 4:30 to 5:30

Where:

Kinesiology (KIN): Room TBA HPER

Recreation and Sport Management (RSM): Room TBA HPER

 

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Mark your calendars: Departmental New & Returning KRSS Grad Student, Faculty & Staff Social


Departmental New & Returning KRSS Grad Student, Faculty & Staff Social

Who:

All new and returning KRSS Grad Students (significant others are welcome)

Required or not?

Not required but encouraged!

Come meet your fellow “newbies” as well as current grad students, faculty & staff.

When:

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:

HPER Rooms 235 & 239

Registration or RSVP:

RSVP to Lars Dzikus (lars@utk.edu) with number attending.

Returning students, please bring food to share.

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New International Student Check-in & Orientation


New International Student Check-in & Orientation

Who:

All new international students

Required or not?

Yes, for all new international graduate students. If you do not check-in and attend, your program will be terminated.

When:

Sessions available from July 28 through August 18, 2017. You must sign up for one of those sessions.

Check website for times: https://international.utk.edu/check-in-and-orientation/students/

Registration or RSVP:

Check website.

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Graduate School Fall Orientations for New Students


Each fall, the Graduate School organizes two orientations a prior to the start of classes. First, the New Graduate Student Orientation is an orientation designed to help graduate students new to UT get information on a variety of topics to help them get situated. The Second, the New Graduate Teaching Assistant/Associate Orientation is for graduate students who will be teaching assistants or associates for the first time. This orientation includes information on teaching practices and working with students.

For fall 2017, the dates and locations for the orientations are the following:

  • New Graduate Student Orientation—Tuesday, August 8, 8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown
  • New Graduate Teaching Assistant/Associate Orientation—Thursday, August 10, 8:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. at the Crown Plaza Knoxville

Please RSVP for the New Graduate Student Orientation, if you are planning to come, to help us plan. If you have decided not to come to UT, you can use the RSVP form to decline the invitation and also let us know whether or not you are coming to UT at all.

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UTK master’s program in Recreation and Sport Management ranked


According to Sports Business International, our master’s program in Recreation and Sport Management is currently ranked 24th in the world and 15th in the United States.

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The College at Brockport – SUNY: Full Time Faculty Position (1 year) with Potential for Tenure Line


The Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies, and Physical Education (KSSPE) at The College at Brockport – SUNY is seeking a one-year faculty appointment in Kinesiology to begin August 21, 2017.

The Department of KSSPE maintains the largest student enrollment on campus and houses five majors (Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Physical Education Teacher Education, and Sport Management).  Kinesiology is a growing major with a broad liberal arts focus.

Duties include: 1) Teach undergraduate classes in Kinesiology, specifically Sport and Society, History of Sport and other courses in Kinesiology such as Motor Development; 2) Advise approximately 40 undergraduate majors per semester; and 3) provide service to the department as well as the college.

Required Qualifications: 1) An earned Masters Degree in Kinesiology or related field; 2) the ability to teach courses in Kinesiology; 3) the ability to teach a diverse student body; and 4) the ability to provide service to the college community.

Preferred Qualifications: 1) Previous college level teaching experience in Kinesiology; 2) ABD or Ph.D; 3) record of service at any of the following levels: department, college, professional, or community.

 

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