Category: Alumni News
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.
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 presented homecoming awards to (l-r) Christopher Pierce, originally from Savannah; Mary Katherine Hill, of Memphis; and Bill and Rosann Nunnelly, of Nashville, during the annual Chancellor’s Brunch and Alumni Awards Program held Nov. 2
Officials, alumni, students and friends of the University of Tennessee at Martin gathered Nov. 2 to dedicate the new NPHC Greek Garden at Unity Circle in honor of the Divine Nine historically African-American fraternities and sororities.
The University of Tennessee at Martin honored Bill and Rosann Nunnelly with the official naming of the Nunnelly Family Welcome Center on Nov. 2 as part of homecoming festivities.
The University of Tennessee at Martin will host homecoming week Oct. 28-Nov. 3, culminating with the football game against Jacksonville State at 2 p.m., Nov. 2, at Hardy Graham Stadium.
Chuck Latham, formerly from Hardeman County, has established the Huey P. Mott Scholarship at the University of Tennessee at Martin in honor of his former agriculture teacher at Middleton High School.