African-American Achievement News

50 Years of African-American Achievement: UT’s Yearlong Celebration Kicks off Feb. 1

On Jan. 4 of this year, UT celebrated an important milestone: the 50th anniversary of African American undergraduates on campus. The kickoff event, which was postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 1, in conjunction with the start of Black History Month. The event will begin with a march from the Torchbearer statue beginning at 4:30 p.m. The march will end at the University Center auditorium with a program and celebration featuring Olympian and UT Knoxville alumna Benita Fitzgerald Mosley.