Newsletter            Thursday, September 11, 2014    Volume 3, Issue 5

7v7 Flag Football Registration Now Open

Intramurals is now accepting registrations for 7v7 Flag Football, play begins Monday, October 6. To register, please register online through the IM Leagues website at .

All team captains and students who are not who are not assigned to a team, must attend the Captain’s meeting on Wednesday, October 1, at 5:00 p.m. in the Campus Rec. Center, in order to play.  For a full schedule of all intramural sports and Captain’s meetings please visit

For those of you that played sports in high school, in your town’s recreation leagues, or just interested in trying something new, consider joining a campus intramural league.  All levels of experience are welcome.

SAC Events

Sunday, September 21st

SAC Movie showing Rise of the Empire –UC Watkins Auditorium at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 23rd

Painting Contest – UC 206 at 7:00 p.m. – All artists all levels welcome!

Wednesday, September 24th

Fight Night Tourney -  video game tournament at 8:00 p.m. in the U.C. Game Room

Thursday, September 25th

Spoons Tourney - University Center 230 ABC, 6:30 p.m. registration, 7:00 game starts.

Football Game Saturday – Student Organization Recognition

The next home football game is Saturday, Oct. 20 where the Skyhawks will take on the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Kick-off is at 12:04 p.m. The theme for this game is Student Organization Recognition. 

Game day activities include:

  • Tailgating in the end zone 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (setup at 9:30 a.m.). Student orgs. who reserve their space in advance will have tables and chairs provided. Reserve your space today by calling  Laura McDonald,, or 731-881-1864    .
  • Photo booth in the tailgate area 11:00 – 11:30 am. Props included.
  • Pom-poms, Skyhawk foam head and thunder stix giveaways for students.
  • Captain’s Craziest Fan Contest.  Decorate yourself with paint, crazy Skyhawk gear, and tons of Skyhawk spirit.  You just might see yourself on the scoreboard big screen.  One winner will be chosen each game as the Captain’s Craziest Fan.  It could be you! 
  • Student Organizations will be recognized throughout the game.
  • Sodexo will be closing the dining hall and serving lunch to students with a meal plan or cash at the game.

Sigma Gamma Rho

The kaptivating (the “k” is on purpose) Kappa Gamma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho, will be having a “Fall Informational” meeting at October 4th at 12:00 p.m. in the Sociology Building Room101. The meeting will cover general information and provide light refreshments. The ladies are requesting that the attire be business casual. For more information, please contact Lainya Thomas at 

Blood Drive

On Tuesday and Wednesday (September 23rd and 24th) Lifeline Blood Services will be doing their first blood drive of the 2014-15 academic year in the University Center from 9am – 4pm each day. There is currently a critical need for O negative and A positive. UT Martin students, faculty, and administrators are encouraged to come and donate to save lives.  All blood types are needed.

Dress for Success Clothing Drive

Zeta Phi Beta is sponsoring a women’s professional clothing drive called Dress for Success from now until Tuesday, September 30th. Please drop off item in the Student Life Office, UC 213.

Items needed:

  • Undergarments (new only)
  • Blazers
  • Slacks
  • Skirts
  • Blouses
  • Dresses
  • Dress Shoes
  • Purses/bags

The items collected will be given to women at the Aspell Recovery Center: Ms. Ann’s House who have completed treatment and are in transition back into the work force.

Chi Omega BBQ

The ladies of Chi Omega are having a BBQ this Saturday, September 20th from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the Student Life Center. All proceeds from this event go to the athletics department. Tickets for the BBQ are $10.00 and can be purchased directly from any of the women in Chi Omega or at the entrance to the BBQ on Saturday. 

Lip Sync Application Released

The 2014 Lip Sync application is now available.  This event is open to all student organizations that would like to participate.  To download the application, please visit The Hub’s Homecoming webpage at and then click on the orange “Lip Sync” icon. Applications are due Tuesday, September 30th, 5:00 p.m., UC 213.

This year’s theme is, pick a word performed to a famous ‘70s movie. Groups are asked to limit their skits to 5 – 7 minutes. Music must be selected and submitted by Friday, October 14th.

For questions, contact SAC’s Executive Chair Jesse Kowalewski at (731) – 514 – 7016. 

Zeta Phi Beta

The women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will be having their informative meeting on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:20 p.m. in UC Room 230. The ladies of Zeta Phi Beta have specified that business attire is required in order to attend the meeting. For more information about the event, please contact LaCardia Walker at (731) 599 – 8163. 

Senior Preview Day Student Org. Fair – Oct. 4th

Registration is now open for the Senior Preview Day Student Org. Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, University Center 1st Floor Hallway, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. This is a Gold Star Event. Registrations will be limited to the first 35 student organizations who register. Registration is open to all student organizations at UT Martin and will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis. For questions, contact Jared Anderson,

One new aspect to this event is that tables will not be assigned this year.  Organizations can choose which table they want the morning of the event. This will also be handled on a first-come-first-served basis.

Below is a link to the registration form:

Student Org. Business Meeting Slides and Minutes

A Mandatory Student Organization Business Meeting was held on Monday, September 8, UC Ballroom at 8:00 p.m. Approximately 111 students attended and 113  organizations were represented (two advisors attended representing their organization). Below are links to the meeting minutes and PPT slides.