Center for Leadership and Service News

Students Show Volunteer Spirit During Fall Break

Ignite Serves

More than 90 Volunteers will head to six cities this week to lend a hand to populations in need during the Alternative Fall Break program offered through UT’s Center for Leadership and Service.

Student-Athletes Launch Sports Fest for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

UT student-athletes will partner with campus and local community organizations from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, to present the first-ever UT Sports Fest, an event to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports. The free event will be held at the Robert E. White Indoor Field in UT’s Anderson Training Center.

UT Students Use Spring Break for Volunteering, Learning across the Southeast

UT students will volunteer in five communities during next week’s spring break. This semester’s Alternative Break trips will round out the 188th trip in the program’s history. Seventy-seven students and staff members will depart campus Sunday, March 12, and return Saturday, March 18. The program is coordinated through UT’s Center for Leadership and Service. Student

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Spanish Speakers Needed to Serve Gatlinburg Community

The Dollywood Foundation is looking for bilingual interpreters to volunteer during check distribution for victims of the Gatlinburg-area wildfires on Monday, February 27, and Tuesday, February 28.

Student Honors MLK Legacy through Service

“One of the simplest and most realistic ways to pay forward Martin Luther King’s legacy of love, courage, and service is to serve your clubs, fraternities, sororities, organizations, and university as selflessly as possible,” says Kiah Albritton.

Campus Events Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

The university is closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Several events honoring the achievements of the late civil rights leader will be happening around campus.