The Volunteer community is coming together to help our SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after widespread devastation from flooding hit the area.
Tennova Health Care in Knoxville is the latest hospital to partner with the College of Nursing to provide the Precious Prints Project to grieving families. The student-led project provides silver fingerprint charms to families who have experienced the loss of a child. “The Precious Prints Project now serves all of the major hospitals in Knox County providing, at no cost to the family or hospital, a lasting remembrance of a precious life lost all too soon,” said Lynne Miller, nursing instructor and director of the project.
A group of students in the Culinary Program will be chopping, crushing, and stirring end-of-season tomatoes into gallons of tomato sauce.
The federal government has declared a major disaster for the state of Louisiana, currently experiencing the largest natural disaster to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Sandy. Our friends and SEC neighbors in Baton Rouge have been hit particularly hard by devastating flood conditions. In response, UT’s disaster relief management team has coordinated several ways to help those devastated by the flooding.
Student veterans will have a new Veterans Resource Center to use this fall.
To commemorate Emancipation Day and honor the slavery-era men and women buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, the College of Architecture and Design and the Knoxville ReAnimation Coalition will co-host an Illumination Tribute at 7:30 p.m. Friday, August 12.
A recent Times Free Press article profiles Millicent Smith, a UT alumna, and her work with embattled people worldwide.
Students and alumni will join forces on Friday to make deliveries for Random Acts of Flowers, which repurposes flowers left over from other events to provide bouquets to individuals in health care facilities.
Students and alumni will join together this summer to make a difference in communities across the country.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society recently wrapped up a five-week exchange program to empower international leaders in the field of disability sport.