After a difficult transition, first-generation college student Madison Woods found place at UT through service and a passion for social justice.
Six seniors have been recognized as Torchbearers, UT’s highest undergraduate honor. The recipients learned of their selections through a surprise visit by Chancellor Plowman or a member of her cabinet.
As part of this month’s Black History Month celebration, six students, faculty, and staff members shared pieces of their stories and the importance of representation in higher education.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s annual celebration of Black History Month kicks off today, virtually and in person, with the first of many events planned throughout February.
Students, faculty, and staff at UT celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with an interactive photo montage at the Student Union organized by the Division of Student Life and various campus partners.
Coming off a year in which community has been deeply sought, UT will host a series of events throughout January, both virtual and in person, to build community and celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
In lieu of a traditional Homecoming, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will be hosting Spirit Week, a week dedicated to reminding students and alumni of UT’s unique traditions.
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.
The Student Success Center and the Office of Multicultural Student Life are going above and beyond to provide easily accessible online resources to students.
This year’s Black History Month celebration marks milestone anniversaries for the Frieson Black Cultural Center and the Office of Multicultural Student Life.
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.