Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university’s latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of free promotion time for each school during games.
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Five-time National Football League Most Valuable Player, Denver Broncos quarterback, and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to four incoming freshmen.
Denver Broncos quarterback and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to incoming freshman Haslam Scholars Stephen Alexander “Alex” Crockett and Cody Sain. The Peyton Manning Scholarship program is now in its seventeenth year and has benefited 21 students. It is now awarded annually to two incoming Haslam Scholars.
WATE-TV and The Chattanoogan featured the announcement of this year’s Manning Scholars. Alexandra Brito from Brentwood and Grant Currin from Cleveland have been named the 2013 recipients of the Peyton Manning Scholarship . The scholarship is awarded annually to incoming first-year students who have been selected as Haslam Scholars. The program is now in its
More than 1,000 Vol fans joined alumnus and football legend Peyton Manning, University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, and alumni donors today to officially dedicate Peyton Manning Pass. The road, named for Manning fourteen years ago, was recently painted to resemble Shields–Watkins field. The custom asphalt stamping and painting project was made possible by UT’s Senior Gift Campaign fund.
Alumnus and football legend Peyton Manning will join Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and alumni donors to officially dedicate Peyton Manning Pass. The road, named for Manning fourteen years ago, was recently painted to resemble Shields–Watkins field. The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19. The public is invited to attend.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Peyton Manning, a 1997 communications graduate, shares his big idea of providing leadership and growth opportunities to at-risk children through his Peyback Foundation.
A campus road is getting a spirited facelift, just in time for the new academic year. Peyton Manning Pass is being painted to look like UT’s Shields–Watkins football field. The project was made possible from UT’s Senior Gift Campaign fund. The work involves the painting of a Power T in the center and two checkerboard end zones.
Peyton Manning stopped by Rocky Top last week and discussed his friendship with legendary Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt. Manning said Summitt always had good advice and he holds a lot of respect for her as a coach and a mentor to so many student athletes.
Seeking to give the greatest gift—a college education—Peyton and Ashley Manning have made a significant investment in the Peyton Manning Scholarship Endowment. Their generous gift will offer financial assistance to two UT students annually.