For the first time, a team of UT students will be working behind the scenes at the Kentucky Derby and will manage the hospitality suite for the event’s elite guests. The group leaves on Thursday, May 3, and returns Sunday, May 6.The students received an invitation to help with the Derby after its officials learned of their work with the Super Bowl, said Fritz Polite, clinical professor of sport management and director and founder of the Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Diversity.
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A group of UT Knoxville students and one faculty member will help prepare special events and conduct other behind-the-scenes work at this year’s NFL Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, Indiana. TEAM UT, a mix of undergraduate and graduate students, will work directly with the Indianapolis Host Super Bowl XLVI Committee for the February 5 event.