To support the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, created a video to highlight four initiatives that make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.
An award-winning research and service center in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is leading a diplomacy initiative across the United States this April to promote inclusion for people with disabilities.
The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society has been honored for its work using sport to inspire positive social change around the world.
Sarah Hillyer, director of the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, participated in a ceremony at George Washington University celebrating Senator Bob Corker.
The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society continues to promote sports as an empowering force on the lives of women worldwide.
Two UT professors will debut their film Pat: A Legacy of Love at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 7, at the Bijou Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sarah Hillyer, director of UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and Ashleigh Huffman, associate director of the center, have spent the last three years producing the film
Sixteen emerging leaders in disability sport—including current and former national athletes, Paralympic executives, social entrepreneurs, and inclusion advocates from 15 countries—are participating in the second annual Sport for Community program, led by the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society.
For the fifth consecutive year, UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society will implement the US Department of State and espnW’s Global Sports Mentoring Program, a five-week cultural exchange program partnering international female sports leaders and female executives.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society recently wrapped up a five-week exchange program to empower international leaders in the field of disability sport.
Fifteen sport leaders from thirteen countries are in the United States for a five-week mentorship program that focuses on using sports to promote disability rights and inclusion.
Young women leaders from around the world will work side by side with US senior female executives who will serve as mentors and share valuable business and leadership skills, thanks to a partnership between the US Department of State, espnW, and UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society.
The Center for Sport, Peace, and Society recently hosted six Venezuelan coaches as part of an exchange program through Partners of the Americas and the US Department of State. The four-day exchange focused on how participation in sports can inspire youth to create positive change in their communities and avoid the violence, gangs, and drugs