During Welcome Week 2020, first-year students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, participated in a new diversity and inclusion initiative, Let’s Talk: Vol to Vol.
More than 250 virtual and socially distanced in-person events welcomed students back for fall semester at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as classes kicked off in a new hybrid format.
With the fall semester fast approaching, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is preparing to welcome students back to campus with a weeklong mix of virtual and socially-distanced in-person events.
Nearly 4,000 students moved in to their new home sweet home on Rocky Top on Saturday. Volunteers from campus and community organizations helped things run smoothly; and even Chancellor Plowman lent a hand.
Hundreds of students participated in Welcome Week 2018 events including Vol Night Long and the Student Engagement Fair.
RecSports and Multicultural Student Life hosted gatherings for incoming students during Welcome Week 2018.
Caitlin Priester loves a good challenge. As one of this year’s 15 freshman Haslam Scholars, Caitlin’s next challenge is starting classes at UT, where she is majoring in animal sciences with a goal of one day becoming a veterinarian.
For Alonie Sutton, giving up music as well as basketball, a sport she had played since third grade, to focus on track and field was one of life’s tough decisions. Fortunately, her sacrifice paid off and led her to an easy decision—coming to Tennessee.
More than 5,000 freshmen moved into campus over the weekend, and enjoyed a picnic in their honor.
For graduate student Skikila Smith and Volunteer Bridge student Rudy Pirtle, being part of the Volunteer family has double meaning. They are a mother and son who have traveled a tough road together to find a home on Rocky Top.
UT is preparing to welcome its largest freshman class on record—about 5,180 students.
Karalise Nikuze is starting college with a goal already in mind—help others like the doctors who helped her when she was a young child in Tanzania. Nikuze, of Knoxville, a freshman who aspires to a career in medicine, is part of the university’s incoming Class of 2022.