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August 27, 2021

1. Join the UTHSC COVID-19 Emergency Response Team!

Due to the rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations, our hospital partners need your help! They are looking for qualified volunteers to help with tasks around the hospital, in both the ED and inpatient settings, in order to redeploy nursing and physician resources.

Shifts are available 24/7, and students will get hands-on patient care experience.

If you are interested, first join the COVID-19 Response Team – Hospital Support group on GivePulse, then check out any shifts that work with your schedule! Please note that there is one opportunity open only to M3s and M4s, and one opportunity open to all UTHSC students!

2. Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction Starts Today

Join the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC) for its 5th Annual Art Show and Auction TODAY, August 27 through Sunday, August 29. The event will be online this year and can be accessed through the RKSTC Art Show and Auction website. Participants must create an account in order to place a bid and may bid on several items, multiple times, while the event is open!

RKSTC is a pro-bono, student-run, pediatric occupational therapy clinic serving uninsured or underinsured children in the Mid South. For the art show, children with disabilities across the Mid-South and local artists donate original artwork that is auctioned off in a silent online auction.

3. Register Now for Be One UT: Conversations for Change

UT System Academic Affairs and Student Success is excited to continue a virtual professional development opportunity – Be One UT: Conversations for Change. Virtual sessions are hosted during the fall and spring semesters on Zoom and provide a collaborative space for UT faculty, staff, and students to learn about and discuss critical issues affecting the University.

Join us on Thursday, September 9, 11:00 am – 12:00 EDT, for a systemwide discussion on collegiate recovery programs and how we can support students in recovery.

Session Title: From Conversation to Action: Supporting Students in Recovery

Description: National Recovery Month, a national observance held every September, celebrates the gains made by those in recovery and promotes substance use treatment and mental health services that lead to a healthy and rewarding life. Our September session will focus on substance use and recovery within the UT System.

This is a free event. Visit to learn more.

Register Now

4. CESA Nominations Are Open

The time has come to nominate a non-faculty exempt staff member who has gone beyond the call of duty! The nomination form is available now and nominations will be accepted until Friday, September 10! For more information, visit the CESA webpage.

5. Virtual Power Walk to Support Dress for Success – Saturday, August 28

Please join the UTHSC Women’s Resource Group for the Virtual Power Walk to support Dress for Success on Saturday, August 28. Dress for Success raises money to support their mission of empowering women by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help them thrive in work and life.

Grab a friend or family member, and walk at a time that works best for you! Wear a UTHSC shirt and send us your selfie at so that we can share the photos of our awesome power walking team! 

The Women's Resource Group has paid the registration fees for us all! Register for the race by filling out this brief online form. If you would like to make a donation, visit

Thank you for your support!

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