Education

Two students walking across campus at UT Martin.

A One-Two Punch

Guaranteed early admissions and an expanded UT Promise qualifying income level help make college more accessible and affordable for Tennesseans.

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UT President Emeritus Joe Johnson. (Photo by Adam Brimer)

Sincerely, Joe

UT President Emeritus Joe Johnson is fondly remembered through his letters.

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University High Principal Arielle Garcia Hayes welcomes a student with a hug.

University High

University High, headquartered at UTC, offers Hamilton Country students enrollment in college-level courses taught by UTC faculty and directly supported…

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Trevor Vickery, a student veteran at UT Knoxville, goes for a run across campus.

Serving those Who Serve

UT Knoxville is committed to providing services and resources in order to help our veteran students succeed academically, professionally, and…

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Kids in the Lake County 4-H program fish off a walkway at Reelfoot Lake.

Focus on 4-H

Christian-Boyer is among the UT Extension agents now able to focus solely on 4-H and Youth Development, thanks to a…

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Lathon Ross wears a shirt decorated by his students during a celebration of the first graduates from the Call Me MiSTER program at UT Martin.

Call Me MiSTER

The Call Me MiSTER program strives to increase the pool of male minority educators to be effective role models.

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Alondra Gonzalez Mireles in her green UTHSC scrubs.

Wanting More

UTHSC's enrollment programs with partner schools across the country provide increased access to nursing programs for students.

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UT System President Randy Boyd speaks to high school students on his yearly UT Promise Tour.

A Ladder Up

Listen to this story Education stands as the grand equalizer, providing a ladder up for every individual to reach for…

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Courtney Brown, UT Knoxville '23, speaks to high school students about her personal experiences as a UT Promise scholarship recipient.

Why Scholarships Matter

UT Knoxville graduate Courtney Brown reflects on the opportunities she found through UT Promise.

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UT System President Randy Boyd speaks to high school students on the 2023 UT Promise Tour.

Record Enrollment Celebrated

The UT System saw all-time record enrollment this fall with 58,726 students enrolled in the System's five campuses.

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Former NFL quarterback and VFL Peyton Manning (Knoxville ’97) was appointed a professor of practice in the College of Communication and Information.

Former Alumni Joins Faculty

Former NFL quarterback and VFL Peyton Manning (Knoxville ’97) was appointed a professor of practice in the College of Communication…

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Conceptual rendering of the Dorothy and Jim Kennedy Health Sciences Building, the future home of the UTC School of Nursing.

UTC School of Nursing Celebrates $8 Million Gift

UT Chattanooga received an $8 million gift from the Kennedy Foundation to name the UTC School of Nursing the Dorothy…

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Front row, from left: Ken Vickers, Brant Harwell, Melissa Ryckman, Cheri Thomas, Judy Cheatham, Cindy Young, Parker Phifer and Jennifer Aust. Second row, from left: Olivia Kate Willis, Emily Grace Russell and Elizabeth Mae Ayers. Third row, from left: Hunter Dunavant, Makinze Talley, Alexa Bryan and Abigail Beasley.

Students Join Alpha Chi

Twenty-three UT Southern students joined the Tennessee XI Chapter of Alpha Chi National Collegiate Honor Society.

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Dental students on their rotation in Knoxville.

UTHSC Dentistry Expands Clinical, Educational Profile in Tennessee

The UTHSC College of Dentistry has established new student clinical rotation sites in Crossville and Knoxville.

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UT Promise postcard showing a map of all UT campuses across Tennessee.

UT Promise Access Increases

The University of Tennessee System plans to extend the qualifying income level for UT Promise scholarship recipients to $75,000 from…

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Former Sen. Lamar Alexander, left, joined UT Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman and former Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who teamed up to teach an undergraduate honors course on leading with courage—the first course to be offered through the university’s new Institute of American Civics.

Rankings and Recognition

UT Knoxville is ranked among the best colleges in America for affordability and quality by Money Magazine.

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Five members of the a cappella vocal group 'Apollo5' give a performance at UT Southern.

Apollo5 Performed at UT Southern

Britain’s critically acclaimed five-piece a cappella vocal group Apollo5 performed at UT Southern in March.

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Attendees take notes during a classroom lecture at the Memphis Police Department Leadership Academy.

LEIC Takes Leadership Training to Memphis PD

Earlier this year, University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center partnered with the Memphis Police Department (MPD) to establish the…

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Student Excellence

UT Knoxville’s Housing was honored with the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award by the Great Smoky Mountain Chapter of the…

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From left, Lester Laminack, Kelly Starling Lyons, Carol Hampton Rasco, George Ella Lyon and Ronnie Erwin review books during the children’s literature conference.

UTS Welcomes Teacher Conference on Children’s Literature

UT Southern hosted a conference on Children’s Literacy: Igniting the Love for Literacy with more than 150 attendees in February.

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Winter Commencement Held

UTHSC awarded 94 degrees during its 2022 winter commencement ceremony in Memphis.

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Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

LEIC Develops Public Information Officer Certification

Employees from the Tennessee Department of Correction participated in the first course for public information officers held in November 2022.

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State of Tennessee symbol (3 stars) are covered with illustrated tangles.

Untangling a State

At what point does a challenge become too challenging? For the UT System, the answer is never. We’re tackling the…

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