Making a Difference: Smart Communities Initiative
The Mission The Smart Communities Initiative (SCI) is founded upon the idea that universities and communities should work together to […]
Making a Difference: Ignite Serves
Ignite Serves engages approximately 500 incoming students each year in community service and leadership development. First-year students make a connection with a variety of local non-profit agencies and the UT community.
Making a Difference: Leadership and Service Learning Community
LSLC is a living and learning community that allows UT students to put into practice the tenets of servant leadership and theories of social justice that are learned in the classroom while working with local community partners.
Making a Difference: Agricultural Field Work with International Partners
International field-work provides a platform for faculty and students to engage in cutting-edge research on global challenges integral to our agricultural and food systems, as well as experiential learning opportunities throughout the world that often combine academic activities with hands-on engagement during the summer, mini-term, an entire semester or academic year.
Making a Difference: Veterinary Externship Program
The summer semester Veterinary Externship Program provides sophomore veterinary students and 5th-semester professional students an opportunity to work directly with more than a dozen private veterinary practices in East Tennessee. The program also provides community veterinarians the opportunity to enhance their veterinary knowledge through interaction with the college and students.