Alumni and Development News

Professors to Debut Film Honoring Pat Summitt’s International Legacy

Two UT professors will debut their film Pat: A Legacy of Love at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 7, at the Bijou Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. Sarah Hillyer, director of UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society, and Ashleigh Huffman, associate director of the center, have spent the last three years producing the film dedicated to the late Pat Summitt, which features her role in rebuilding women’s basketball in Iraq.

Big Orange Family Campaign Hits 52 Percent Participation

In its fourth year, the Big Orange Family Campaign saw 2,628 faculty and staff members respond to the campaign call to “Be the Volunteer Difference” by giving back to UT. More than 52 percent of UT faculty and staff contributed this year. Thirty-three departments and units had 100 percent participation