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Legacy of Roofer Shelters the Dreams of Engineering and Architecture Students

Sophomore Victoria Vest and senior Ryan DeLozier are making their engineering dreams come true thanks to alum Don Tinsley. Tinsley received his business degree from UT in 1942 and went on to establish scholarships for students studying architecture, mechanical, or civil engineering—career paths that influenced the success of Tinsley’s commercial roofing business in Knoxville.

The Impact of Giving

Caitlin Conley Wise will never forget the day she met Steve and Laura Morris, who are making her college dreams a reality. Wise is part of the university’s first-year class of Haslam Scholars and the first student to benefit from the M. Steven and Laura Capps Morris Endowed Honors Scholarship, which is awarded to an