Tag: University Advancement

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.

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.

UT Martin releases new specialty license plate

The University of Tennessee at Martin released a new specialty license plate that features the new Skyhawk attack logo created by DVL Seigenthaler.

UT Foundation Inc. reports record-breaking number of donors

The University of Tennessee Foundation Inc. (UTFI) generated its highest number of donors in the system’s history as 67,281 donors gave over $196 million in commitments during the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Blankenship donation furthers fundraising efforts for Phase II construction of Fine Arts Building

The University of Tennessee at Martin received a $500,000 donation from Bill Blankenship, 1955 UT Martin alumnus and noted university donor, to continue Phase II of the Fine Arts Performance Center project.

Deal named vice chancellor for university advancement

Dr. Charley Deal has been named vice chancellor for university advancement for the University of Tennessee Foundation Inc. and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

UT Martin dedicates the Nunnelly Family Welcome Center

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.

 

 

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