Current Students News

Big Orange Friday: The Orange You Need


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.

TV Stations Tell Jordan Brown’s Amazing Story

Jordan Brown

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,

TV Stations on Campus for First Day of Classes

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.

UT Offers More Opportunities for Students to Give Back

Sustainability Day of Service

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.

Pride of the Southland Marching Band to be on The Weather Channel


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.