UT’s Carousel Theatre is set to receive a historic replacement thanks to the generosity of supporters with a vision to enrich the arts in Knoxville.
Drew Holcomb (’03) and his wife Ellie (’05) hitched a classic Airstream trailer to their pickup and took their children 1,600 miles to visit Tennessee sights from the Memphis Zoo and Aquarium to the Foothills Parkway in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
For David Leventhal, the coronavirus pandemic hit during an already challenging time. The Student Emergency Fund and Center for Career Development and Academic Exploration helped him navigate a tough situation to become a full-time teacher.
In honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, the World Health Organization designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing has spent the past 12 months honoring Nightingale (1820–1910). Here’s how the year unfolded.
UT eclipsed its goal of receiving $2.5 million in just 24 hours during Big Orange Give, the university’s annual day of giving. Volunteers from every state and around the globe contributed more than 4,500 gifts on November 18.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Nursing celebrated another year of educating the next generation of nurse leaders and health care professionals with its 12th annual NightinGala, which was livestreamed due to COVID-19. Country music star and Academy of Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year Thomas Rhett surprised guests with a prerecorded performance.
On November 18, the Volunteer community will join together for Big Orange Give, UT’s annual day of giving. This year’s goal is to raise $2.5 million in 24 hours to benefit students, faculty, and the campus community.
Two decades ago, Kelly Arnold fell in love with the Spanish language as a UT student. Now a doctor, she merges her love of language with medicine to serve Latinos in Chattanooga. For her work, she was named the 2020 Tennessee Family Physician of the Year.
More than 50,000 donors chose to contribute to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and their support has helped UT continue its legacy as a top-tier public research university as well as supporting student success.
Teams within the Office of Advancement are providing social engagement, key services, and virtual learning opportunities through a variety of channels to alumni, future Vols, and current students.