Athletics News

VOLeaders Academy Honored with NASPA Gold Award

The VOLeaders Academy, a partnership between the Center for Leadership and Service, the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and the Department of Athletics has been honored by NASPA as a 2015-16 Gold Award Winner.

UT Welcomes Fans to South Carolina Game Saturday

UT welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the football game against University of South Carolina. Kickoff is set for 4:00 p.m. EST for the Volunteers’ game against the Gamecocks. Gates open at 2:00 p.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Manning and Pharr Face off in UT Commercial

Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university’s latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of free promotion time for each school during games.

Manning Presents Scholarships to Four Freshmen

Five-time National Football League Most Valuable Player, Denver Broncos quarterback, and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to four incoming freshmen.

Campus Chest Exceeds 2014–15 Campaign Goal

Thanks and congratulations to the many students, faculty, and staff who helped the 2014–15 Campus Chest campaign exceed its goal. The Knoxville-area campaign raised $624,918, which is 101 percent of its goal of $620,000.

SEC Nation Comes to Campus

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ESPN’s SEC Network will broadcast its live SEC Nation program from the south lawn of Ayres Hall from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday.