Novelist Leah Stewart will read from her work at the University of Tennessee on Monday, September 19, 2016. The event is part of the university’s Writers in the Library reading series. The public is invited to this free reading at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of UT’s John C. Hodges Library.
The Pride Center is an important community space for our students and a physical representation of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
“Nobody walked off a college basketball court victorious more times than Tennessee’s Pat Summitt.”
Social media users pay tribute with reactions from around the sports world on Pat Summitt’s passing and stories about the impact she’s had on countless individuals.
“Pat was the greatest coach of all time; her fierce spirit will live on through her players, and through all of us who were inspired by her on a daily basis.”
View a collection of images from Pat Summitt’s life and legendary career.
Pat Summitt’s program maintained a 100 percent graduation rate for players and her career victory total was the most of any coach in the history of NCAA men’s or women’s basketball at the time of her retirement.
Pat Summitt won every day of her life because of the relationships she developed, nurtured, and cherished.
Pat Summitt, legendary Lady Vol basketball coach, mentor and mother-figure to her players; a revered ambassador for her university and state; a trailblazer for women; and a role model for people all over the world, died Tuesday in Knoxville at the age of 64.
The world knew Coach Pat Summitt as the winningest basketball coach of all time. To the members of the UT family, she was that and much, much more. She was a coach, a teacher, a role model, a co-worker, and a friend.