Project GRAD Summer Institute News

Knox High School Students Experience College Life at UT Summer Institute

Students from Austin-East and Fulton High Schools this month studied cancer genetic markers; science, technology, engineering, and math education; and written and verbal communications as part of the UT-Project GRAD Summer Institute. The weeklong residential program, taught by UT faculty, invited 130 rising juniors and seniors to experience what it was like to live, eat, and attend classes on a college campus.

UT Institute Gives High School Students a Taste of College Life

Students from Knox County’s Austin-East and Fulton high schools got a taste of college life last week at UT Knoxville as part of the Project GRAD Summer Institute. Taught by UT Knoxville faculty, the one-week residential workshop invites rising juniors and seniors to experience what it is like to live, eat and attend classes on a college campus.