Daniel Sassone spent 13 years in the US Army before coming to UT to pursue a degree in communications studies. He ended his military career after enduring a tragic year of loss—his wife, child, and father all died within a year of each other.
Green Zone trainings and a special dinner for faculty, staff, and student veterans are the campus events planned for the week of Veterans Day.
During the Green Zone Training workshop, Veterans Resource Center staff and student veterans discuss the strengths and challenges that can be part of the transition from military to college.
When he was a kid, student veteran Jonny Bruce thought Veterans Day was just a cool day off from school. After spending more than 26 years as a Navy SEAL before enrolling at UT in January 2017, he’s come to realize that it’s much more than that.
East Tennessee PBS will air five microdocumentaries on area veterans created by UT School of Journalism students, Land Grant Films, and UT-licensed public radio station WUOT.
A first-year student veteran is working with UT’s RecSports Outdoor Program to plan outdoor adventures for veterans to help ease their transition from military life to university life.
UT will receive $72,250 from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s Veteran Reconnect Grant program to enhance services for student veterans and service members.
UT is honoring its student and employee veterans who have received the Purple Heart decoration with a new parking pass allowing them to park in any unrestricted staff or student space on campus.