Category: Faces of UTM

UT Martin alumnae prepare for professional school

With the start of a new school year approaching, many of the University of Tennessee at Martin’s spring graduates are preparing to start their first semesters at graduate schools across the country.

Madilyn Jarman honored with Phi Kappa Phi graduate fellowship

Madilyn Peay Jarman, originally from Readyville, has received a Walter and Aldeheid Hohenstein Fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society to help finance her graduate education.

Graham stands up for women of color

Ajia Graham, of Memphis, graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the university’s spring commencement exercises May 4. She plans to focus her skills in the area of obstetrics and be a voice for those women who may not be able to advocate for themselves.

First UT Martin Somerville Center grad sets sights on law enforcement career

Kavarius Hester is rightfully proud of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree that he received May 4 during commencement exercises at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Holly Seng leaves advice for future students

I am Holly Seng, of Union City, and for the past four years I have studied at the University of Tennessee at Martin majoring in communications with a sequence in public relations and a minor in marketing.

Guardsman finishes college Tennessee STRONG

Ikponmwosa “Harry” Evbuomwan, originally from Nigeria, graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin on May 4 with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a focus on sport business.

Baby girl inspires mother to finish degree

An unexpected pregnancy threw Katelyn Walker into a tailspin, but the little girl who followed has made all the difference.

White twins graduate with same degree, different focus

Nathan and William White, twins from Adamsville, have done almost everything together since the day they were born. Graduating from the University of Tennessee at Martin on May 4 was no different, and the brothers crossed the commencement stage one behind the other to both receive bachelor’s degrees in biology.

Meera Petal prepares for veterinary school

Meera Patel, a senior at the University of Tennessee at Martin, is on her way to veterinary school and believes her UT Martin education will help her get there.

College job helps Carroll County student branch out

Jillianne Moncrief, of McLemoresville, has used her position as news director at the University of Tennessee at Martin’s campus radio station to find her passion and break out of her comfort zone.



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