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.
A coalition of nearly 40 student groups and academic units at UT is launching a voter registration campaign on campus.
NaQuaina Moore, an academic coach at the Student Success Center, is the newest recipient of the Tanisha L. Jenkins Beacon of Light Award for her work with diversity and multiculturalism.
“The Ready for the World Music Series: Brazilian Colors” will feature an artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12, in the lobby of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
The School of Music kicks off the Ready for the World Music Series with the music of Latin America on Sunday, October 11, at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
When the rigors of college life were intense, Don and Ron Frieson found a home away from home at the Black Cultural Center. The Frieson brothers returned to their alma mater Friday for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renaming of the building to the Frieson Black Cultural Center. The Friesons recently gave $1 million
The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal today to rename a popular student programming and support building for UT Knoxville alumni Ron and Don Frieson. The building previously known as the Black Cultural Center, on Melrose Avenue on the Knoxville campus, is now named the Frieson (fry-son) Black Cultural Center.
Tanisha Jenkins, director of the Office of Multicultural Student Life, was honored at this year’s Multicultural Gradation Celebration with the Beacon of Light Award, named in her honor.
Remember the Titans Coach Herman Boone will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Black Issues Conference on February 2. “We Are America: Divided We Fall. Together We Stand” is the theme of the conference, which will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Carolyn P. Brown University Center. The event is
The Office of Multicultural Student Life is kickstarting 2012 with DISoriented, an evening of cultural indigestion, color-blindness, and inter-ethnic vertigo, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 , in the UC Auditorium. DISoriented features three Asian American women as they present dynamic, solo performances on how they are working to “DISorient” themselves from external stereotypes
The history of the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries will be explored next week through a public lecture and concert at UT Knoxville. The Lumbee music group “Dark Water Rising,” winners of a 2010 Native American Music award, will perform from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20, in