Category: Alumni News

In-person commencement a time to celebrate for print journalist

Peggy Reisser enjoyed a successful journalism career that included many years covering the news for the Nashville Banner and then the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The Ole Miss graduate added another credential to her impressive resume when she received her Master of Arts in Strategic Communication on Nov. 21 from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

League of Striving Artists to host annual holiday art bazaar Nov. 19-21

The University of Tennessee at Martin’s League of Striving Artists is hosting its annual Holiday Art Bazaar from 5 – 8 p.m., Nov. 19; 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Nov. 20; and 10 a.m. –  4 p.m., Nov. 21, in the Fine Arts Building Gallery.

17th-annual Empty Bowls event continues amidst pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic has postponed many traditional events at the University of Tennessee at Martin, the 17th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, co-hosted by UT Martin and We Care Ministries, Inc. to help fight food insecurity in the Martin community, will continue its cause through online bowl sales during the week of Nov. 15-20.

UT Martin 2020 homecoming features virtual and in-person events

While the University of Tennessee at Martin annual homecoming festivities will be hosted virtually this year, the Office of Alumni Relations is ensuring students, alumni and employees stay connected through social media events to celebrate UT Martin’s history by “Soaring through the Decades” Oct. 18 – 25.

Finding a better way: UT Martin alum receives patent

“There’s got to be a better way to do this,” Shawn Butler muttered to himself as he hand sprayed cover crops with herbicides to prepare the field for cotton planting.

‘Return of the Living Grad’ exhibit to feature alumni art

The University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Visual and Theatre Arts is hosting an alumni art and design exhibition in the Fine Arts Building Gallery titled “Return of the Living Grad.”

Skyhawk alum Alec Mills makes Chicago Cubs Opening Day roster

For the first time in his budding Major League Baseball career, former University of Tennessee at Martin hurler Alec Mills has made an Opening Day roster.

UT Martin music faculty member and alum to interview Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna

Dr. Julie Hill, professor and music department chair at the University of Tennessee at Martin, and 1982 UT Martin alumnus Ed Sargent will interview legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Joan Jett and Kenny Laguna on “Keeping the Beat Hosted by TNMEA” at 7 p.m. CDT Tuesday, July 7.

UT Martin exceeds goal for Captain’s Challenge

The University of Tennessee at Martin exceeded its $325,000 fundraising goal for the sixth annual “Captain’s Challenge—Back to the Future Edition” in less than 24 hours.

Sixth-annual Captain’s Challenge set for June 3

The University of Tennessee at Martin will host its sixth-annual Captain’s Challenge fundraising event June 3, with the goal to raise $325,000 in 24 hours.

 

 

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