UT’s RecSports Field Complex at Sutherland Avenue has received the award for Outstanding Outdoor Sports Facilities from NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation. This award recognizes newly constructed, renovated, or expanded outdoor sports facilities at NIRSA member institutions.
The UT men’s rugby club has a shot at playing for the national championship June 4 and 5 after earning a bid to the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship for the first time in six years.
UT collected more than 15,495 pounds of goods throughout November during the SEC Game Winning Drive. UT finished in second place with the University of Alabama taking the top spot in the competition.
It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.
On Wednesday, Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek celebrated faculty, staff, and students for their accomplishments throughout the past academic year.
The Chattanoogan did a wrap-up of UT’s new facilities including the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, RecSports Complex, and the John D. Tickle Engineering Building. “If you are a University of Tennessee at Knoxville graduate and have not been to campus in a while, you might think you are in the Emerald City, not Big Orange Country, during your next visit,” wrote reporter John Shearer.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek welcomed the campus community to the new RecSports Complex on Friday to celebrate the opening of the thirty-eight-acre recreational complex for students on Sutherland Avenue. A short ceremony and ribbon cutting were held, followed by dinner and then games and other field activities. The complex is a result of efforts by students, campus, and community leaders who spent more than a decade working to establish additional outdoor recreation space for UT students.
It won’t be long before University of Tennessee students are enjoying the new and long-awaited RecSports fields on Sutherland Avenue. The 40-acre complex will open early in the spring semester.