Category: University Advancement

Largest commitment in UT System history totals $79.5 million

Officials with the University of Tennessee System and the University of Tennessee at Martin knew that the Wildwood Farm commitment to UT Martin announced June 24 in Germantown was the largest in university history.

Largest single gift in UT Martin history announced

The University of Tennessee at Martin received the largest single gift in its history Thursday, June 24, when Melanie Smith Taylor and her family announced that Wildwood Farm in Germantown, Tennessee, will be transferred to the university upon her death.

Proposed UT Martin facility renamed ‘TEST Hub’

The proposed Innovation and Product Realization Facility at the University of Tennessee at Martin has been submitted to the University of Tennessee System for consideration in the 2023 fiscal year.

Advisory Board Approves 2021-2022 budget recommendation

The University of Tennessee at Martin Advisory Board met Friday, May 21, in the Boling University Center for the first in-person meeting of the board since January 2020.

Ribbon-cutting signals new era for Coon Creek Science Center

UT President Randy Boyd called the Coon Creek Science Center arguably the largest classroom now in the University of Tennessee System.

WestStar Leadership Program hosts 22nd-annual African American Leadership Conference April 20

The University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program is hosting the 22nd-annual African American Leadership Conference, themed “Challenges and Opportunities,” virtually from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., April 20.

Seventh-annual Captain’s Challenge fundraiser set for April 14

The University of Tennessee at Martin is hosting its seventh-annual Captain’s Challenge fundraising event April 14, with a goal to raise $350,000 in 24 hours.

Hill donation supports Skyhawk RISE Program

The University of Tennessee at Martin received a donation from Reggie Hill, a 1977 alumnus, to fund the Skyhawk Retention, Inclusion, Student-Success and Equity, or RISE, program on campus.

Wingett donation to benefit accounting, finance students

The University of Tennessee at Martin College of Business and Global Affairs recently received a $1 million pledge from James D. “Jim” and Barbara Wingett to continue funding the established James Duncan Wingett Scholarship Endowment, which benefits students majoring in accounting and finance.

Clark family gift benefits new Beef Cattle Research Facility

The University of Tennessee at Martin has received a $150,000 pledge by John Clark, a 1975 UT Martin alumnus and the interim director of the UT Martin Horace and Sara Dunagan Chair of Excellence in Banking, and his wife, Janie, to support the new Beef Cattle Research Facility.

 

 

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