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UT Law Raises Money for Diversity Scholarship

The UT Knoxville College of Law raised nearly $7,000 for the Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Fund at the 11th annual Blackshear Gala on Saturday, March 5. The scholarship, named for the college’s third African-American graduate, helps recruit and retain outstanding African-American students. The College of Law also honored its first African American graduate, R.B.J. Campbelle

ESPN Documentary on UT’s Condredge Holloway Premieres Sunday

Condredge Holloway, former Vols quarterback and current UT associate athletics director, broke racial barriers when he was named the first African-American quarterback in the Southeastern Conference in 1971. “The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story,” a documentary chronicling Holloway’s story, will premier Sunday, Feb. 20, at 8 p.m. on ESPN. The documentary was produced and

Theotis Robinson Remembers His Journey to UT

On Tuesday, Feb. 1, hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members marched from UT Knoxville’s Torchbearer statue to the University Center to mark the 50th anniversary of African-American undergraduate students being admitted to the university. Theotis Robinson spoke to a standing-room-only crowd about his journey from being declined admission to UT, to being one