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October 2022

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Annual Compliance Training

Annual compliance training is now available in K@TE. This year, employees will receive one assignment with all required compliance training including:

The training should take less than two hours, and the completion deadline is December 31, 2022.

Sign in to Complete the Training
Questions? Contact the Annual Compliance Team

Fall Veterans Food Drive: Through October 28

The UT Knoxville Office of Human Resources, Veterans Resource Center, Army ROTC & Air Force ROTC are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank and the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association to provide food assistance to local veterans and their families.

This drive supports veterans who have fallen on hard times and may be struggling with injuries, both physical and mental.

Please help us by donating non-perishable items to benefit those who have given so much for our country. Donations may be dropped off at the UT Knoxville HR Office through Friday, October 28.

Learn More About Donating

First Annual Ombuds Day Celebration

LOD Sessions in November

LOD is continuing to work towards campus support around the needs assessed in 2021. In November we will offer sessions on:

Join us for these upcoming sessions by registering in K@TE!

Stay up to Date on Seasonal Vaccines

Campus Chest Campaign

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It's time to kick off the 2022-2023 Campus Chest Campaign! This is an employee giving program that promotes the support of health and social service nonprofit agencies to help our community, provides assistance to those in need, and shows what the Volunteer spirit really means.

The open pledge period for the campaign runs through November 4.

Pledge Your Support Today

ERP: Meet the UT Knoxville DASH Team

The DASH Oracle Cloud implementation officially began on July 1. Work on redesigning the Chart of Accounts for Oracle Cloud began even before that, and the design team has made significant progress. Design workshops are underway now for Oracle Cloud.

UT Knoxville has representatives engaged from across campus working on this critical and transformative project. The list of all UT Knoxville employees serving on the project team can be found on the UT Knoxville ERP website.

If you have questions about the project, please contact instead of individual project team members. This will allow these individuals to focus on their specific role within the implementation.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

From the Family Justice Center’s Facebook page:

“…domestic violence is the "willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control" by one intimate partner or family member against another. The type, frequency, and severity of DV varies.

Domestic violence does not discriminate—anyone can be a victim, regardless of age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation/gender identity, religion, socioeconomic status, or geographical location—and it accounts for 15% of all crime. It is almost certainly happening to someone you know.”

Help is available at the Knoxville Family Justice Center. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, call 865-521-6336 or visit the Center.

Connect With the Family Justice Center

Fun in Our Backyard: Jazz Big Band Concert

  • When: Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 pm

  • Where: Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall

The Jazz Big Band concert will feature UT Jazz students playing classic big band music. Livestream information is available.

Get More Information About the Concert

Staff Spotlight: Nancy Burkett

Nancy Burkett is our Career Development Coach, joining Human Resources in September. Nancy has over 30 years of experience in career development at the College of William and Mary, Wagner College, Swarthmore College and Berry College, and is thrilled to return to her alma mater to support UTK staff in their career development. She believes our careers are essential elements of our identities and her goal is to help staff design careers of personal and professional fulfillment.

Outside of work, Nancy enjoys spending time with family and friends. She’s looking forward to meeting and collaborating with you.

Hobbies: Reading fiction, watching the latest show on Netflix, helping others.

Family: Husband Jeff of 35 years.

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