Former governor Bill Haslam visited the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, October 16 to speak to students in the Haslam Scholars Program about the importance of civil discourse and his experiences leading the state of Tennessee.
This year, 13 of the 15 students in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s most prestigious undergraduate academic scholars program are from Tennessee.
Four Peyton Manning Scholars—some of the nation’s brightest students, with track records of strong academic achievement, leadership, and community service—were honored for their accomplishments on July 8. Three of the scholars met with Manning at a reception where they expressed the impact the scholarship will have on them. Peyton Manning, who endowed the four-year scholarship
The 2019–20 incoming class of 15 Haslam Scholars was confirmed last week.
Three students have been awarded scholarships to travel abroad to study languages that are imperative to the United States’ future security and stability. This year’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients will study Russian, Korean, and Arabic.
Freshman Joanna Martin—part of UT’s new 1794 Scholars Program—may have just started her college classes, but she’s already enjoying the full Volunteer experience. Last week, she spent time volunteering at the Muse and Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries as part of Ignite Serves, a four-day leadership and service program for 500 students run by UT’s Center
Two have founded nonprofit organizations. One is a sign language interpreter. Another was a high school offensive lineman who also served as a head teacher for an English tutoring program. These are just a few of the accomplishments of the 14 high school seniors who will be attending UT this fall as Haslam Scholars, UT’s
Robert Reich, former US Secretary of Labor and part of the economic transition team advisory board for President Barack Obama, will deliver the Anne Mayhew Distinguished Honors Lecture on September 23 at UT.