The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s combination of academics, community, and traditions makes it the perfect choice to call home for first-year students who are pursuing a variety of studies.
First-year biochemistry major and Haslam Scholar Jalen Humphreys was prepared for academic achievement by his parents.
Deanna Riley (’22), is a Haslam Scholar, which allows her to participate in service–learning opportunities at Pond Gap Elementary School.
This year, 13 of the 15 students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholars program are from Tennessee.
Torchbearers are seniors who embody the Volunteer spirit while demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to serving others.
Blake Turpin, a rising junior and Haslam Scholar, was selected to participate in a Fulbright UK Summer Institute.
The 2019–20 incoming class of 15 Haslam Scholars was confirmed last week.
Colleen Ryan, of Cookeville, Tennessee, studied in the United Kingdom through the Fulbright program after graduating from UT in 2017. She’s now studying in China as a Schwarzman Scholar.
UT graduate Stephen (Alex) Crockett, of Jamestown, Tennessee, is pursuing a master’s degree in agriculture and rural development at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom on a Fulbright Student Award.
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.
Four UT students have received prestigious Boren Scholarship and Fellowship awards that will allow them to pursue intensive language study, internships, and research abroad and domestically over the next year.
Each year the Haslam Scholars program welcomes exceptional first-year students to an academic, service, and leadership cohort.