Graduate assistant position


The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Engagement is seeking a graduate assistant to assist the Chancellor’s Commission for Women (CFW) and the Commission for LGBT People (CLGBT). This position begins summer or fall 2019 and provides an annual stipend of $1,300 per month in addition to a tuition waiver for Fall and Spring Semesters. This is a 12-month contract position with the possibility for renewal pending satisfactory performance. This position would include a full tuition waiver (including out-of-state tuition) and health insurance while enrolled in classes. Get more information about this position and how to apply.

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Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life


The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life is currently seeking individuals interested in serving as a live-in House Director for several fraternity on-campus residences.  Working in collaboration with university staff, local Housing Corporation Boards and Inter/National Fraternity Headquarters, House Directors are an important partner in providing oversight to the residential facility, offering mentorship and guidance, and ensuring the health and safety of all residents. Get more information about responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Interested candidates may send resume and contact information to Jennifer Pierce, Assistant Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life at greeklife@utk.edu.

 

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Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Award


KRSS Graduate Students,

Please submit your Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Award applications for travel May 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019 to Danielle Johnson (djohnson@utk.edu)  no later than Friday March 22nd, 2019. I urge you to complete this as soon as possible, as were are  going to be a little short staffed in the office. It would be greatly appreciated if you could get your materials turned in by this Friday, March 15th.

The instructions for the GSS application are a little different this round. I will need the signature page, the CEHHS Travel form, and you Abstract/Acceptance (or proof of submission) first. I will get them signed by the Department head and submit to the college. The college will scan the completed form back to the student for the student to finish the GSS Application online. 

When submitting these materials, please be sure to have the following:

– Graduate Student Senate (GSS) Travel Award:  (Application and information can be found athttps://gss.utk.edu/travel-awards/travel-awards-application/ )

  • signature page (with applicant and faculty advisors signature provided)

o   I will obtain the Department head signature on all forms

  • Supporting documentation (acceptance letter and abstract)
  • CEHHS graduate student travel form   (located online at http://cehhs.utk.edu/for-staff/)
  • Please do not staple forms.

 

**I will obtain the Department Head’s signature and submit to the College on your behalf.

Application and information can be found at https://gss.utk.edu/travel-awards/information/.

 

Applications turned in after the deadline will not be considered.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I am more than happy to help.

 

Have a wonderful day!

 

 

Danielle Johnson

(she/her/hers)

Accounting Specialist II

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies

Email: djohnson@utk.edu

Phone: 865-974-9742

Fax: 865-974-8981

 

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Writing Center Services for Graduate Students


NEW! One-to-One Writing Center Help for Thesis & Dissertation Writers

The University of Tennessee Writing Center is piloting a new service in Spring 2019 to provide one-to-one assistance for graduate students writing a thesis or dissertation in any discipline.

Where: Pendergrass Library, Ag Campus. Ask at the front desk for the Writing Center consultant. No appointment is needed.

Find Pendergrass Library: https://goo.gl/maps/FF2YzNYP7uJ2 Live T bus route information: https://utk.transloc.com/

When: Monday 11:30-3:00; Tuesday 11:30-3:00; Wednesday 11:30-3;00; Thursday 11:30-1:00

Writing Center Services at Pendergrass Library

Writing Consultations: Meet one-to-one with a Writing Center consultant, who will offer constructive feedback designed to help you with your writing processes and written document. Conversations may include planning and outlining, organizing the structure of a chapter, learning how to polish a later draft, how to cite sources, and more. If you’re stuck and need help getting going again, talking with us will help! If you have questions about your introduction, literature review, findings, or discussion sections, we can help you with that too.

Up to 60 minutes per student per week, time permitting. If other writers are waiting, we will work with you in 30-minute inten/als.

Other Services & Resources

Need Help with Research? Add a librarian to your team! Find your librarian here:

https://www.lib.utk.edu/askusnow/subject-librarlans/. Subject librarians provide discipline-specific assistance with all aspects of the research process, including literature reviews for theses, dissertations, and coursework; citation management options; publishing, copyright and ORCID; data management and other research and teaching needs.

The ESL Writing Center in Hodges Library, Room 220G, provides in-person help to students whose first or strongest language is not English. See https://utk.mywconllne.com for the schedule and to make an appointment.

The Writing Center’s Citation Help service in HSS 212 and online provides appointment-based assistance with in-text citations and references (APA MLA, Chicago, and others). See https://utk.mywconline.com for the schedule and to make an appointment.

The Writing Center’s Application Materials Help service In HSS 212, Pendergrass, and online offers appointment-based assistance with job letters, resumes, personal statements, and more. See https://utk.mywconline.com for the schedule and to make an appointment.

Editing: Contact us at writingcenter@utk.edu for a referral to a qualified freelance editor if you need copy editing/proofreading. This will be a private, fee-based freelance arrangement between you and the editor.

Formatting: Consult the Graduate School’s thesis and dissertation formatting resources at https://gradschool.utk.edu/thesesdissertations/formatting/. Contact the Thesis Consultant at thesis@utk.edu.

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Writing Blitz: Paper Writing Marathon


March 25, 2019

5PM to Midnight

Hodges Library Room 213

UT Librarians and Writing Center staff will help students with research, organization, and writing at the first Writing Blitz of the semester.

Students can work to complete a quality paper with expert advice, designated workstations, coffee, and sweet treats to help them write through the night.

 

 

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Graduate Hooding Ceremony


Any candidates who are planning to graduate in spring 2019 and want to participate in the Spring 2019 Graduate Hooding Ceremony should RSVP for the ceremony. That helps us plan the ceremony and keep everything running smoothly. The RSVP form is now open at https://tiny.utk.edu/hooding-rsvp and will remain open until April 26.

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) Writing Center


WRITING HELP FOR INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS WHOSE FIRST LANGUAGE IS NOT ENGUSH

Writing consultations are available in Room 220G, North Commons, Hodges Library, a satellite location of the Writing Center.

Services are provided by ESL writing specialists from the Writing Center. We offer revision-oriented feedback and instruction. Proofreading and editing are not available.

Up to 1 hour of time is available per week, in 20-minute appointment increments.

Walk-ln times are also available-simply drop in during those times.

All users of the ESL Writing Center are asked to complete a short survey after each visit to assess satisfaction with this service.

Make appointments and see schedule at https://utk.mywconline.com. Select “ESL Writing Center”

Contact us at: writingcenter@utk.edu

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