Maya Bian (’20), a recent graduate of the College Scholars program, was selected as a winner in the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards competition for her work on long-term care in China, where her extended family lives.
Luis Mata, a senior political science major, is one of approximately 1,330 Latino students on campus. While the roads that brought them to Rocky Top may be distinct, there is a connection—a commitment to supporting one another, overcoming together, and proudly staking a claim for what it means to be a Volunteer in their skin.
Voter education, registration, and participation in elections has dramatically increased on campus since organizers began hosting civic summits and formed the Vols Vote Coalition.
This week, hundreds of students started their time at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in true Volunteer spirit: serving the community through Ignite Serves, a four-day leadership and service experience.
To celebrate the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s 225th anniversary, the Jones Center for Leadership and Service designed a three-tiered medallion system to recognize students who log over 100 hours of community service during their time at UT.
On Tuesday, February 25, UT will host a daylong celebration with special events for students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The theme of the celebration is food insecurity awareness, incorporating service projects to provide food to those in need.
Students, faculty, and staff from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, commemorated the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. through a number of events on campus and in Knoxville over the weekend.
Chancellor Donde Plowman and Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Engagement Tyvi Small invite all students, faculty, and staff to a series of events to commemorate King’s legacy.
Five students graduated December 13 with more than 225 hours of community service each, earning the gold service medallion awarded by the Jones Center for Leadership and Service.
Service is essential to the Volunteer experience and makes Rocky Top a special place.
UT’s Homecoming celebration begins on Sunday, embracing the university’s 225-year anniversary with this year’s theme, “Lighting the Way.”
Hundreds of new students spent Tuesday and Wednesday getting a taste of what it means to be a Volunteer by serving communities through the Ignite Serves program.