Category: Public Service


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Office of Finance Gives Back with Annual Community Service Initiative

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The Office of Finance at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center exemplified a spirit of giving during its annual holiday community service initiative. Team members select an organization to donate to each year. This year, for the first time, they took on a double mission, deciding to give to the Parkway Health and Rehabilitation… Read More


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Campus Police Welcome New Officers in Swearing In Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Police Department held a swearing-in and promotion ceremony Thursday. Seven officers were sworn in, a dispatcher was welcomed, and a sergeant was promoted to lieutenant during the event in the dining hall of the Student-Alumni Center. New officers took an oath to protect and serve and had their… Read More


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Hamer and Jackson Honored for Vehicular Safety Efforts in the Medical District

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Officers James Hamer and Marquis Jackson of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Campus Police Department were honored by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office for commitment and dedication to vehicular safety in the Memphis Medical District. “These individuals went over and beyond during their daily duties to ensure our campus, faculty, students, and staff’s… Read More


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2019 Campus Food Drive at UTHSC Brings in 20 Boxes of Food and More Than $1,500 for the Mid-South Food Bank

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Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center donated 20 boxes of food and $1,542.97 in monetary donations to the Mid-South Food Bank as a result of the 2019 Campus Food Drive. UTHSC partners with the Mid-South Food Bank each year to host a campus food drive during the holiday season.… Read More


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Prescription Drug Drop Box Available for Use on Campus

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Thanks to the efforts of Generation Rx, a pharmacy student organization at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center dedicated to educating the general public about medication safety,  a prescription drug drop  box is now on campus to properly dispose of unwanted or used medications. It is located in the lobby of the UTHSC Campus… Read More


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UTHSC Campus Police Department Passes CALEA® Accreditation

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The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center received formal accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®). Accreditation by the organization is a highly regarded recognition of public safety excellence. The police department was awarded the recognition during the CALEA® Awards Banquet last week in Covington,… Read More


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Record-Breaking Year for UTHSC, Chancellor Schwab Reports

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UTHSC Chancellor Steve J. Schwab, MD, summed up the 2018-2019 academic year as a “record-breaking year” for the university. In his 10th-annual State of the University Address on Friday, the chancellor said the university has achieved “national-level” performance in both the education and clinical arenas, citing annual performance metrics with record graduates and revenue. He… Read More


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Women’s Resource Group Raises $500 for the Department of Children’s Services During Lunchbox Recipe Swap

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The Women’s Resource Group at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center raised $500 for the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) during its third-annual Recipe Swap this month. Each year, the group hosts a themed recipe swap to benefit a local charity. This year, funds raised will be used to purchase gifts for children who… Read More