Take risks. Set goals. Power through obstacles. And above all, enjoy the race of life. That was the challenge from Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, a University of Tennessee alumna and 1984 Olympic gold medalist, to graduates during Friday’s fall commencement ceremony.
Fall Commencement 2011 News
Sixteen faculty in UT Knoxville’s College of Arts and Sciences were honored for their extraordinary accomplishments at the college’s annual celebration of faculty on November 29, 2011. Awards were presented for excellence in teaching, research, student advising, outreach, and service.
UT Knoxville will hold its annual fall graduate hooding ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8, in Thompson-Boling Arena. A total of 607 graduate students will receive advanced degrees, including eighty-nine earning the doctor of philosophy degree, two specialists in education, 496 master’s degrees, and twenty graduate certificates. In addition, students will be recognized who earned degrees in the summer 2011 term. The ceremony will be webcast live.
Olympic gold medalist and UT alumna Benita Fitzgerald Mosley will address graduates at the fall commencement ceremony for UT Knoxville at 9:00 a.m. Friday, December 9, in the Thompson-Boling Arena. Undergraduate and graduate students who have completed degree programs during the summer or fall semesters will receive diplomas.