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Students work in the UT Conference Center kitchen as part of a culinary boot camp with Chef Greg

UT Culinary Boot Camp Trains Young People for Jobs

The UT Culinary and Catering Program offers a Fundamental Cooks Program, also called culinary boot camp, through UT Conferences and Non-Credit Programs. The instruction is funded by the Knoxville Leadership Foundation’s KnoxWorx workforce development program, which offers vocational courses in high-demand fields including construction, health care, welding, manufacturing, and customer service.

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UT Campus Welcomes 15,000 for Global Finals

Internationally renowned motivational speakers Paul Nussbaum and Tamara Kleinberg will join students from around the world in the Destination ImagiNation Global Finals May 23-26 on the UT campus. The competition is one of UT’s largest outreach activities of the year and draws about 15,000 elementary, middle, and high school youth to compete in activities that