The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Join the Journey campaign closed in July with a record $1.33 billion in contributions, having exceeded its goal of $1.1 billion two years early.
Big Orange Give, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s annual day of giving, will take place Wednesday, November 13. The goal is to raise $2.25 million in just 24 hours with the support and enthusiasm of all Tennessee Volunteers.
A record 47,182 donors gave to UT Knoxville last year, which helped fund student scholarships, hire new faculty, make campus improvements, and support other enhancements to students’ educational experience.
Thanks to the generosity of many Volunteers, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has surpassed another campaign milestone with more than 100,000 unique donors giving to the Join the Journey campaign since 2012.
The UT School of Music has received a $3.14 million gift from entrepreneur and former Marine Eric W. Barton.
Dignitaries and alumni, including Tickle College of Engineering eponym John D. Tickle, were on hand Friday afternoon as UT broke ground for its new engineering facility.
Thanks to the generosity of more than 46,000 donors, UT Knoxville has achieved the best fundraising year ever.
Receiving the Memphis UT Knoxville Alumni Chapter Scholarship helped Michael Pham, a 2017 graduate of Christian Brothers High School, become a Volunteer.
UT Knoxville generated 4,993 donors and received more than $1.45 million on November 8 during its one-day Big Orange Give social-media-based giving campaign.
The honors program in UT’s Haslam College of Business has been named in honor of Greg and Lisa Smith, longtime supporters of the university.
For the past four years, UT has drawn more than 4,000 donors and $1 million during the Big Orange Give, a five-day social-media-based giving campaign that increases funds for student scholarships and support for colleges and programs on campus.
As part of the Join the Journey celebration, UT featured three stories of exceptional Vols, whose commitment to their endeavors illustrate the Volunteer Spirit.