Seventy students, along with a handful of faculty and staff members, will spend their spring break engaged in collaborative community service with organizations in five communities across the Southeastern U.S.
Bradford Reszel and Sara La Haie are graduating this week, but their efforts will help UT freshmen for years to come. La Haie was the first student director of Ignite, a leadership and service program for first-year students.
Ninety-eight students will spend their fall break helping the impoverished, feeding the hungry, and assisting people with disabilities. Alternative Fall Break trips, coordinated through the Center for Leadership and Service, help fulfill the center’s mission to educate and engage all students to lead and serve in the global community.
A growing list of volunteer opportunities will provide UT students with more ways to make a difference in the local community and the world. This year, the Center for Leadership and Service will offer monthly themed days of service.
Ignite Serves engages approximately 500 incoming students each year in community service and leadership development. The Leadership and Service Learning Community allows students to put into practice the tenets of servant leadership and theories of social justice.
An Alternative Break trip three years ago motivated one graduating senior to establish an organization that helps feed the hungry with food recovered from events and dining establishments at UT.
The Leadership Program provides participants an opportunity to learn about best practices in leadership while enhancing their understanding of the mission and function of various units on campus.
Seventy UT students will put their Volunteer spirit to work next week helping the disabled, youth, and senior citizens in five communities during UT’s Alternative Break program.
Employers place a high value on collegiate leadership experience transferring to the workforce—and UT is helping students develop and hone these skills through the new leadership studies minor to be offered starting this fall.
Four students will be spending the spring semester working in Tennessee congressional offices as part of UT’s Congressional Internship Program.
The UT Knoxville Leadership Program provides participants an opportunity to learn about best practices in leadership while enhancing their understanding of the mission and function of the various units on campus. The program began with a three-day retreat in May, where participants discussed developing an authentic leadership style, characteristics of effective leaders, strategies for navigating
When Katherine Waxstein graduates this week, she’ll leave behind some work for others to do. As part of a volunteer project, Waxstein developed a leadership program for elementary school students that’s been so successful it has been turned into a university course that will be taught in the fall. Waxstein has completed a double major