Alumni News

Nissan Americas Communications Exec to Receive Accomplished Alumnus Award

Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information, will return to campus on Thursday, February 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumnus Award.

Restaurateur Tim Love Receives UT Accomplished Alumnus Award


Chef and restaurant owner Tim Love, a 1994 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus on Wednesday, February 11, to talk with students about entrepreneurship and to receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.

Mark Dean Profiled by Engadget


Engadget spoke to UT alumnus and current professor Mark Dean about computing, his role as a pioneer in the PC revolution with IBM, and about overcoming racism.

Memphis Mayor to Deliver Keynote at UT Law’s Fifteenth Blackshear Gala

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City of Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton will deliver the keynote address at the fifteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala, which recognizes and celebrates students and alumni who have positively impacted the UT College of Law through their commitment to diversity.

Arts and Sciences Honors Champion for 25 Years of Pregame Showcase

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Twenty-five years ago Lynn Champion, director of communications for the College of Arts and Sciences, founded a lecture series before home football games featuring talks by faculty from the college. From 1989 through 2014, Champion organized and staffed the Pregame Showcase, never missing a lecture.