As a poet and military veteran, MFA candidate Jeb Herrin has found success—and solace—drawing on his five years as a medic with the third infantry division during Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. Herrin, who will participate in the graduate hooding ceremony on Thursday, has won awards for his poetry and had his work published
UT’s Veteran Resource Center will celebrate the campus’s veterans and active duty service members by hosting a Veterans Day luncheon and launching a new monthly electronic newsletter. Students, faculty, and staff who are veterans or active military will receive invitations by email to the November 11 luncheon and should RSVP.
UT has been recognized for its strong support for veterans and their families in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report list of Best Colleges for Veterans released today. UT is 31st among all public universities and 66th among all public and private colleges and universities. That’s a rise of eighteen spots since last year.
Student veterans will have a new Veterans Resource Center to use this fall.
The Veterans Resource Team will distribute 1,000 Buddy Poppies for faculty, staff and students to wear the week preceding Memorial Day, May 23-27.
Vol Fighters, the UT student veterans group, is hosting a weeklong film series beginning on Monday, April 11. The films will be shown in Room 210 of the Alumni Memorial Building.
UT’s Veterans Services Coordinator Jayetta Rogers appeared on WBIR’s series “Service and Sacrifice” hosted by John Becker to discuss the new Veterans Resource Center opening in Hodges Library in the 2016–17 academic year.
The Veterans Resource Center is scheduled to open during the 2016-2017 academic year on the ground floor of John C. Hodges Library. While the location is being completed, a temporary space will open later this month in Dunford Hall Room 2417.
A UT student belongs to an elite group of US Armed Forces troops whose war efforts in Afghanistan were chronicled in a major motion picture.
The newly unveiled Remembering Our Fallen memorial for Tennessee soldiers who died in the line of duty has arrived at UT, where it will be displayed during November and will be part of the campus’ fifth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call event on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11.
The newly unveiled Remembering Our Fallen Tennessee memorial is coming to UT for the month of November and will be part of campus’ fifth annual National Day of Remembrance and Roll Call event on Veterans Day, November 11.
UT will be participating in the National Day of Remembrance Roll Call event again this year. It will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Veterans Day, November 11, in Circle Park.