Category: Academic Affairs

Somerville student overcomes challenges to earn her bachelor’s degree

Danielle Ables didn’t consider herself “college material” when she first enrolled for courses at the University of Tennessee at Martin Somerville Center in fall 2016.

Rea named UT Martin Outstanding Student Employee

Katie Rea, of Martin, received the University of Tennessee at Martin Beth Maloan Outstanding Student Employee Award for the fall 2019 semester during a ceremony Dec. 14.

Selmer Center student interns in White House office

Last year, Ansley Moore, of Selmer, waited to be rejected for an internship at the United States White House. “Over 3,000 people apply for the internship, but less than 100 are accepted,” she said.

Stuart McWhorter offers graduates four principles for success during fall commencement 2019

Approximately 348 students participated in the University of Tennessee at Martin’s fall 2019 commencement ceremony held Dec. 14 in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center. Stuart McWhorter, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, served as keynote speaker.

WPSD evening anchor completes UT Martin master’s degree

Jennifer Horbelt Bonds, a 2007 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin and longtime evening anchor on WPSD Local 6 in Paducah, Kentucky, crossed the UT Martin commencement stage again Dec. 14 with a Master of Arts degree in strategic communication.

Guffey, Ragland receive Paul and Martha Meek Leadership Awards

Shelby Guffey, of Coopertown, and Trisdan Ragland, of Martin, were each presented with Paul and Martha Meek Leadership Awards during the University of Tennessee at Martin’s fall commencement ceremony Dec. 14.

UT Martin and Lipscomb announce rural leadership program partnership

UT Martin has partnered with Lipscomb University to launch a new Rural Leadership Scholars Program, an initiative designed to develop leaders across Tennessee with a particular focus on those from the state’s 70 rural counties as investment in leadership development and education in the state.

UT Martin students attend four-day business conference in NYC

The University of Tennessee at Martin College of Business and Global Affairs sent seven marketing students to the American Advertising Federation Student Career Conference, held Nov. 21-24 in New York City, New York.

UT Martin team takes third place in regional programming competition

Jay Downing, of Hendersonville; Fate Hardin, of Brentwood; and Lukas Saul, of Franklin, won third place for the University of Tennessee at Martin during a local site competition of the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest, held Nov. 2 at UT Martin.

League of Striving Artists to host annual holiday art bazaar

The League of Striving Artists, a student art organization at the University of Tennessee at Martin, will host its annual holiday art bazaar from 5-8 p.m., Dec. 5; 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Dec. 6; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 7, in the Fine Arts Building Gallery.



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