Category: Faces of UTM

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.

Engineering student turns current job into internship opportunity

Dustin Warren, a senior engineering major at the University of Tennessee at Martin, didn’t have to look far to find an internship opportunity for his engineering degree.

Cherry finds inspiration at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

Ivana Cherry, of Memphis, put her management courses to work during a job-shadow experience at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis during summer 2018. Since then, she’s been on a course to become a hospital administrator.

Chilean student returns to father’s alma mater for English immersion program

Catalina Cubillos came a long way to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin this fall. The native Chilean is spending the semester as part of the Tennessee Intensive English Program.

Student government president learns to branch out, take risks

Devin Majors, of Nashville, beat the odds set against him by taking risks. Majors is a senior political science major at the University of Tennessee at Martin and president of the Student Government Association.

Sosa prepares to earn dual degrees

Abril Sosa, a senior from Atoka, is turning her passions into two degrees at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

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.



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