The Safety, Environment and Education Center (Department of Student Life)



Meet our Staff

Hometown: Maryville, TN
What do you enjoy about working at UT? The people- students, staff and faculty.  We are an amazing community with a million different gifts.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? I love Pedestrian walkway outside Dunford Hall- it is a perfect place to see our students and to hear the music from the practice rooms floating through the air.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? The S.E.E. Center’s goal is to provide support for students.  We work to address areas that most impact student health, wellness, and retention.  I hope everyone will take a few minutes to look at our website- we want to know what you “S.E.E.”!
What do you most enjoy about working with UT students? I learn something every day!  Work with students keeps you young and humble. 



Hometown: Knoxville, TN
What do you enjoy about working at UT? Being able to build relationships and collaborate with different groups from students, faculty and staff to the greater local, state and national community to improve the lives of students.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? The outdoor pool at TRECS. I love the sun, I love the water, and I love to exercise. At the pool I can get all three.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? The S.E.E. Center supports, develops and works to help students succeed at the university through its prevention and intervention programming. The S.E.E. Center staff desire for all students to graduate from UT prepared to impact their local, national and worldwide communities.
What do you most enjoy about working with UT students? Tennessee students are smart, ambitious, and full of fresh and new ideas. They have so much to offer, and I learn from them every day!



Hometown: Wilmington, North Carolina
What do you enjoy about working at UT? The University of Tennessee attracts staff from diverse professional experiences and interdisciplinary  training to meet the needs of  UT students.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? The UT Gardens.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? The S.E.E. Center supports students success by  providing  relevant health information, programs and services  to help students succeed academically by promoting a healthy  lifestyle.
What do you most enjoy about working with UT students?  I enjoy working with students from all backgrounds and embrace the opportunity to serve the diverse student population at UT through my role as Wellness Coordinator.



Hometown: Norridgewock, Maine
What do you enjoy about working at UT? I enjoy the energy, the sense of community, and the pride that everyone has for the University of Tennessee.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? My favorite spot on campus is the Pat Summitt Plaza. I've always been a huge Pat Summitt and Lady Vols fan. She represents the absolute best of The University of Tennessee and the state of Tennessee. And now what she's doing for Alzheimer's disease is so inspirational. The Plaza and statue are beautiful - as they should be.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? The S.E.E. Center is a place where the focus is on the students and strengthening the UT community. We are a support for students and we help students have the most positive and successful UT experience possible.
What do you most enjoy about working with UT Students? I enjoy their motivation, energy, university pride, and resilience. I feel like I continuously learn from them and I am amazed by their accomplishments.



Hometown: Ashburn, VA
What are you currently studying? Masters of Science in Social Work
Why did you choose to pursue your degree at the University of Tennesse? It was a change of pace from a small undergraduate school in the country of Virginia; the program and people all seem wonderful!
Where is your favorite spot on campus? Starbucks! Coffee is a necessity. Most of my classes are in the evening, so I often take a walk to Starbucks (either in the Library or the University Center) in between work and class.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? That it's a resource not just for one particular type of student: there are services for every path of life!




Hometown: Norris, TN
What are you currently studying?  Masters of Science in Social Work
Why did you choose to pursue your degree at the University of Tennessee? UT is close to home, and I really respected the Social Work program here.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? In the Social Work Building (Henson Hall) there is a really nice couch surrounded by windows.  The heat of the sun and the comfort of the couch provide for a wonderful place to study.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? That it is run by the most caring, compassionate and dedicated people who continually strive to make a positive impact across campus.



Hometown: Knoxville, TN
What do you enjoy about working at UT? UT is like a little town in itself, and I like being a part of that town.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? The Ag Campus...Specifically, the Gardens, but I love the old truck too.
What do you most enjoy about working with UT students? I like meeting students from different states and countries and learning all about their lives.




Hometown: Knoxville, TN
What do I enjoy about working at UT? I am currently a junior, pursuing a BS in Nutrition
Where is your favorite spot on campus? My father is a UTK alumnus, I have lived in Knoxville my whole life, and it had always been my dream to attend the University of Tennessee. It was an easy choice.
Where is your favorite spot on campus? I love to sit in the amphitheater outside of Humanities on pretty days.
What do you want students to know about the S.E.E. Center? The S.E.E. Center is a resource here specifically for the students of UTK to promote wellness and a safe and healthy lifestyle. The staff are all there to support and help you in any way they can!


 

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