Homecoming News

Meet Our Volunteer Family: Tyger Glauser

If you have attended events like Volapalooza or Homecoming, you can thank Tyger Glauser, assistant director in the Center for Student Engagement, and her team of students for their work in making them memorable.

Office Decorating Contest Showcases Homecoming Spirit

Offices around campus showcased Homecoming spirit yesterday by decorating their spaces for the Office Decorating Contest. Each office put their spin on this year’s Homecoming theme “Journey through 100 Years of Volunteers.” Here are a few shots from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences; the Student Government Association office; the Office of the

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Five Haunted Spots at UT

While UT is known for its Volunteer spirit, that’s not the only kind of spirit we seem to have on campus. From residence halls to the Hill, campus has been tied to many haunting tales. Here are our top five picks for the spookiest spots on campus. Whether you’re a visiting alumnus or a current student, beware

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Six Homecoming Traditions Every Vol Fan Should Know

It’s six days until the Homecoming game against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and we’re celebrating six traditions that make the university’s Homecoming celebration unique. Celebration of Homecoming When it began: 1916 When/Where is it happening this year: All week, across campus The first Homecoming was held November 11, 1916. Three hundred alumni returned to

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Homecoming Week Begins October 30; Celebration Marks 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago, UT held its first Homecoming celebration. Three hundred alumni attended. This year, thousands of Volunteers are expected to participate in Homecoming activities which begin Sunday, October 30, and culminate next weekend with the UT vs. Tennessee Tech football game and several events, including a free Saturday-night concert on Market Square. This

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Homecoming 2016 Judges Needed

Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner, and All Campus Events and the Student Homecoming Committee need your assistance.

100th Anniversary of Homecoming Activities Open to Faculty and Staff

This year marks the 100th Anniversary of UTK’s first Homecoming and the Center for Student Engagement has multiple ways that faculty and staff on campus can get involved. From a 5K Fun Run to the Office Decorating Contest or a Car Show to Baking and Costume Contests, there is something for everyone in our campus community. Registration closes

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North Texas ‘Mean Green’ Meets Rocky Top During Homecoming

This year, thousands of students, alumni, faculty, and staff will show their Volunteer spirit during Homecoming, scheduled for November 8–14. The Vols will take on the University of North Texas at noon Saturday, November 14, in Neyland Stadium.

UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday

The campus welcomes fans this Saturday for the Vols’ game against the Auburn University Tigers. Kickoff is set for 12:01 p.m. and ESPN will televise the game. The traditional Vol Walk will start at 9:45 a.m. Homecoming activities include the annual parade at 4:00 p.m. on Friday and Party in the Park beginning at 9:00 a.m. Saturday. The party’s activities include live entertainment, the world’s largest Moon Pie, and cheers by the pep band and cheerleaders. The cost is $12 for adults and $8 for children age ten and under.

The Circus Comes to Rocky Top for “Cirque du Rocky Top” Homecoming

Homecoming stands out as the greatest orange-and-white celebration on the UT calendar for both students and alumni. This year’s festivities culminate on Saturday, November 9, when faculty, staff, and students from different colleges, offices, and organizations across campus welcome back thousands of lifelong Vol fans. “Cirque du Rocky Top” is this year’s Homecoming theme.