A producer and cameraman from The Weather Channel visited campus last week to film a show about how the Pride of the Southland Marching Band copes with practicing in the heat. They interviewed Director Don Ryder and Drum Major Andrew Vogel on the field at Neyland Stadium. They watched as band members donned their all-wool uniforms that, according to The Weather Channel’s scale, weigh about seven pounds.
The start of a new semester is the perfect time to remind Volunteers everywhere to wear orange on Friday. All members of the Volunteer community are encouraged to wear orange each and every Friday to support the university.
WATE and WBIR are spreading the story of UT freshman Randall “Jordan” Brown through the Knoxville-area community. Brown, a freshman from Maryville, was homeless off and on throughout high school. Through it all, Brown managed to excel at Maryville High School and entered UT with a 33 ACT score and more than 30 AP credits,
A group of engineering students will get a chance to show off their skills this September against peers from the United States, United Kingdom, and China at a competition in Beijing.
WBIR and WATE featured segments on today’s beginning of the fall semester. WBIR’s Kelsey Pape was on campus this morning and her segment included video from Saturday’s Torch Night ceremony. More coverage on WBIR begins at noon.
A growing list of volunteer opportunities will provide UT students with more ways to make a difference in the local community and the world. This year, the Center for Leadership and Service will offer monthly themed days of service.
Eric White knew an industrial engineering master’s degree would help him sharpen his professional skills while strengthening his resume. But he never expected the master’s degree to pay off so quickly.
Ignite Serves engages approximately 500 incoming students each year in community service and leadership development. The Leadership and Service Learning Community allows students to put into practice the tenets of servant leadership and theories of social justice.
For Randall “Jordan” Brown, moving into Fred Brown Residence Hall was both exhilarating and comforting. It is, finally, a place he can call home.
The Pride of the Southland Marching Band will be featured this week on The Weather Channel as part of the network’s “Heat Week” shows. As part of “Heat Week,” the network—which airs on channel 58.1 on campus—highlights jobs and activities that take place outside during the hottest part of the year.