Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Hunger and Homelessness Summit

As a part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, a campus-wide committee organized the Hunger and Homelessness Summit at UT, hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Mission

The purpose of the summit is to connect campus and community partners regarding issues of hunger and homelessness on college campuses. The summit includes a featured speaker, topical breakout sessions, and a panel of content experts to discuss issues of hunger and homelessness not only at UT, but for college students across the state and country.

Event Information

  • When: Friday, November 22 from 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Student Union 262 ABC and 172 A (Ballroom)
  • Audience: UT Faculty, staff, and students
  • Cost: Free
  • Food: Breakfast and lunch provided

Please register by Friday, November 15.

Schedule: 

8:15 AM Registration

8:30 AM Welcome/A Year in Review

8:45 AM-9:45 AM Featured Speaker: Sarah Henson (TN Justice Center)

10:00 AM-10:50 AM Breakout Session

11:10 AM-12:00 PM Featured Speaker: Dr. Larry Roper (Oregon State University)

12:15- 1:15 PM Networking lunch and panel 

1:15-1:30 PM Conclusion and large group discussion

Register for the Hunger and Homelessness Summit

Registration for the Hunger and Homelessness Summit hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students. Hosted on Friday, November 22nd from 8:30 AM-1:30 PM in the Student Union 262 ABC.
  • Event Description and Registration

    The purpose of the summit is to connect campus and community partners regarding issues of hunger and homelessness on college campuses. The summit includes a featured speaker, topical breakout sessions, and a panel of content experts to discuss issues of hunger and homelessness not only at UT, but for college students across the state and country.
  • Please describe any special interests you have surrounding the issues of hunger and homelessness on college campuses.
  • In an effort to increase our awareness of what campus partners in attendance bring to this cause, we ask that you please list any campus/community resources available to students that you’re are involved with or connected to via your professional or volunteer work.