Category: Academic Affairs
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.