To celebrate the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s 225th anniversary, the Jones Center for Leadership and Service designed a three-tiered medallion system to recognize students who log over 100 hours of community service during their time at UT.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced today the decision to bring students back for an on-campus experience this fall. Plowman said social distancing and enhanced safety procedures will be part of the new normal for students.
Agenda items include: Approval of the minutes of the last meeting, an update from Chancellor Donde Plowman, and the recommendation of the campus operating budget for fiscal year 2021.
Invested in local outreach programs and community service, Pride of the Southland Color Guard squad leader Uriah Richey plans to dedicate her career to helping others.
Frank Cuevas previously served as assistant and then associate vice chancellor for student life. He also oversaw student housing at UT for seven years, beginning in 2010.
Approximately 90 percent of the initial CARES Act funding is being disbursed directly to about 9,000 eligible students in the form of grant aid due to COVID-19.
Although in-person commencement ceremonies in May had to be postponed for safety, UT will recognize graduates and their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks.
Students weren’t able to finish their semester on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but notable alumni and university supporters made sure they felt the Volunteer spirit.
The student-led weekly UT Today news program is produced by School of Journalism and Electronic Media lecturer Melissa Greene-Blye’s advanced multimedia reporting class.
Award recipients are typically celebrated during the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The awards include the Macebearer and the Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence.
Torchbearers are seniors who embody the Volunteer spirit while demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to serving others.
Teams within the Office of Advancement are providing social engagement, key services, and virtual learning opportunities through a variety of channels to alumni, future Vols, and current students.