UT’s undergraduate commencement ceremony was filled with a series of special moments and a speech by Governor Bill Haslam.
Amaya Linsey walked across the stage to receive her degree today, waiting at the end of the stage to embrace her with open arms was her brother, Airman First Class Jerald Linsey Jr., home on special leave.
Accounting major Paul Whited couldn’t make it to his graduation ceremony. He was at UT Medical Center, embarking on another round of chemotherapy to fend off the cancer he’s been battling since January 2016.
Four years ago, as he was finishing his senior year of high school, Daniel Enciso set his sights on a goal—attending UT to study engineering. Today he graduates with a computer engineering major in the Tickle College of Engineering.
An experience in UT graduate student Amber Giffin’s life has fueled her desire to do something that will help others. That experience is what prompted her to focus her UT research on Title IX-related issues.
UT’s undergraduate commencement and graduate hooding ceremonies will be held December 13 and 14. Governor Bill Haslam will address students during the undergraduate commencement ceremony on December 14.