After finding community and support at UT, international student–athletes share the Volunteer message around the world.
For five years, a partnership between the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences and Tennessee Athletics has developed student–athletes from every sports team on campus into socially responsible leaders creating positive social change through sports.
Sport-based service is the theme of an upcoming study abroad trip for 15 student–athletes in the VOLeaders Academy.
For Ashleigh Huffman, assistant director of the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, every day on the job is spent, in some way, traveling around the world.
UT student-athletes will partner with campus and local community organizations from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to present the first-ever UT Sports Fest, an event to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports. The free event will be held at the Robert E. White Indoor Field in UT’s Anderson Training Center.
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.
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