In commencement ceremonies last week, the university awarded 4,228 degrees.
Carrie Compton was born and raised in Gatlinburg, and her family lost their home in the 2016 wildfires.
At the 2019 Aloha Oe ceremony, graduating seniors received the Torch of Service, pledging to serve both the university and their communities as responsible and loyal alumni.
UT’s Center for Career Development has released a survey of UT graduates from the 2017–18 academic year.
Chidimma Nwaneri will graduate from the College of Law this month, having attained a level of education many of her childhood friends may never comprehend.
Jordan Schools has been on a mission since she was a child. Now, with a master’s degree from UT, she’s prepared to take that mission to a new level.
Jessica Ossyra, who will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering on Thursday, has already visited all 50 states and 30-plus countries thanks to her time as a circus performer.
Khadija “Bunny” Shaw graduates this week with a degree in communication studies, and shortly afterward she will prepare to lead Jamaica to its first-ever appearance in a FIFA Women’s World Cup.
When 22-year-old Alicia Ramirez receives her bachelor’s degree on May 11, she will make two countries proud. The daughter of an American mother and a Mexican father, Ramirez is used to navigating the waters of diversity and multiculturality, and the difficulties that sometimes come with it.
Jason Matheny’s military experience set him apart as an undergraduate in nuclear engineering.
Nick Giecek graduates in May with a master’s degree in recreation and sport management with a concentration in therapeutic recreation. After graduation, Giecek will take his leadership skills to Atlanta, where he will work as an adaptive sports specialist at the Shepherd Center.
Moore, a native of Dallas, Georgia, will receive a law degree during spring commencement at noon Friday, May 10, and soon after will join the Navy as a JAG Corps officer.