Alumni News

Alumni Honored at Annual Awards Dinner

The 2016 Alumni Board Awards winners, standing with Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, are (l-r) Linda Starnes, Sharon Price John, Shannon Driver, Joel Seligstein, Jerry Summers, Larry Carroll, Janice McKinley, Chris Kirkland (son of Bob Kirkland), Edwin McDougle, Denning Rodriguez, Nannette Baker, Jim Murphy, Mintha Roach, Ashley Kerns, Ben Weprin, Mitch Patel, and Alumni Board President Clay Jones.

Seventeen remarkable Volunteers were recognized for their achievements and contributions to UT, the nation, and the world. at the 2016 Alumni Board Awards Dinner.

UT Welcomes Fans to Ohio Game Saturday

Neyland Stadium's Empty Seats. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Bobcats of Ohio University. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Army ROTC Cadets to Run Game Day Ball to Battle at Bristol

“Carry the fight to our opponent and keep it there for sixty minutes” is one of General Robert Neyland’s famous game day maxims, one that fourteen Army ROTC cadets at UT are taking literally. At 7:00 a.m. Friday, September 9, the cadets will embark on a 148-mile journey across East Tennessee, taking turns to run the game day ball to the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol in time for the 8:00 p.m. coin toss Saturday, September 10.

Fifteenth Anniversary of 9-11: ‘God Bless America’ Image Endured for Two Months

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Situated at the corner of Pat Head Summitt Street and Volunteer Boulevard, The Rock has been a symbol of self-expression on the UT campus since its excavation in the 1960s. In the decades since, it has displayed many iconic messages—but few, if any, have lasted as long as the patriotic message following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.