For many students, studying abroad is something to dream about after their freshmen year. But one group of UT students studied abroad even before taking their first class on campus. Sixteen new first-year Chancellor’s Honors students studied ecotourism and sustainability in Costa Rica during summer 2012.
This fall, fifteen high school seniors will enter the university as the 2012 class of Haslam Scholars, the university’s premier, four-year scholarship program. The group includes the program’s first male scholar-athlete, swimmer Ben Miller, and Franco D’Aprile, the sibling of a current Haslam Scholar.
Faculty, students and staff were recognized at the annual University of Tennessee Honors Banquet Monday at the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center. At the banquet, the largest UT honors event of the year, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek saluted the accomplishments of key members of the campus community.
Thirty high school seniors from Tennessee, Texas and North Carolina will be on campus this weekend to interview to be part of the 2012-2013 class of Haslam Scholars, the premier scholarship program offered by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Nominations are now being accepted for faculty, staff, and students who have dedicated time and energy toward enhancing intercultural and international awareness among undergraduate students. The Ready for the World Citation Award will be presented at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet later in the semester.
Louis Menand, noted academic and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will try to explain “Why We Have College” when he delivers the annual Anne Mayhew Distinguished Honors Lecture at UT Knoxville on October 13. His talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. A reception
Faculty, students, and staff were recognized at the annual University of Tennessee Honors Banquet Monday at the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center. At the banquet, the largest UT honors event of the year, Chancellor Jimmy Cheek saluted the accomplishments of key members of the campus community.
In 2005, UT submitted a Quality Enhancement Plan for SACS reaccreditation that has since become known on campus as the Ready for the World program. Each year the Office of the Chancellor recognizes a faculty member who has worked in exceptional ways — for instance, through curriculum infusion projects or extended study abroad programs —
Who was your favorite UT professor? The Office of Alumni Affairs invites you to nominate him or her for the 2011 Alumni Outstanding Teacher Award. Each year, the UT Alumni Association funds four awards that recognize excellence in the classroom. These awards are part of the association’s continuing effort to encourage resourceful and creative instruction
UT Knoxville faculty, students and staff were recognized for their service and accomplishments at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held Monday at the University Center. Hosted by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, the annual event honors members of the campus community.
Each year the UT Alumni Association provides funds for an Alumni Public Service Award of $2,000 to the Knoxville campus. The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals for outstanding achievement in public service and, through this recognition, to stimulate the growth and development of the university’s public service role.
The Office of the Chancellor is seeking nominations of outstanding teachers and academic advisors. Nominees will be considered for a “Chancellor’s Teaching Award” or a “Chancellor’s Advising Award” to be announced at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.