Now in its sixth year, UT̍s Volunteer Bridge program has its largest class ever. This fall, 175 invited students began the program, which allows them to spend a year and a summer studying at Pellissippi State Community College and then, upon successful completion of program requirements, transfer seamlessly to UT.
Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight by Associate Professor of English Margaret Lazarus Dean will be the next Life of the Mind selection that next year’s freshmen will be asked to read prior to arriving on campus in fall 2016.
Students enrolled in Volunteer Bridge—a invitation-only dual-enrollment program between Pellissippi State Community College and UT—will now find it easier to get their associate’s degree while continuing their college studies.
Professor Anne Smith has a good picture of how some students transition to college life at UT. For three years, she taught a First-Year Studies 129 course on photography called Capturing Your Transition to College.