Explore Havana, the lively city where Cuba’s cultural and political heritage is concentrated, with alumni and friends this January. You’ll also visit Cuba’s countryside and colonial south, with stops in Cienfuegos and Trinidad, both UNESCO World Heritage sites. Read more.
Over the next few weeks keep an eye on your mailbox and e-mail and listen for the phone, as UT asks you to join us in our journey to the Top 25.
The Office of Alumni Affairs invites all veteran alumni and friends to join us as we honor you for your unwavering service to our county. As veterans, you continue a tradition of service that earned the state of Tennessee its reputation as the Volunteer State.
Join us the weekend of November 2-3 for activities, including a parade, East Tennessee Veterans Memorial Tour and lunch, an appreciation dinner, and a tailgate party.
Registration is available online at volsconnect.com/vets
For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 865-974-3011.
It’s Tailgate Time in Tennessee! The ultimate tailgating experience on Rocky Top starts at Tailgate Tennessee, the official full-service tailgate park of Tennessee football. Whether you’re getting together with a few friends, or hosting a larger group, Tailgate Tennessee offers several affordable tailgate packages that provide all the fun with none of the hassle. You bring the crowd, Tailgate Tennessee does the rest! Learn more.
Are you looking for somewhere to watch the Vols game? Do you want to be surrounded by orange on football game days? Whether you’re at home or out of town there may be a UT Alumni Chapter TV Viewing Party near you.
Across the country, UT alumni chapters host viewing parties during football season. You can enjoy the company of others clad in orange to cheer on the Vols! Some areas have multiple locations for more game-viewing options.
Former Vols came home from the games in London with a total of ten medals—five of them gold. Read more…
Jay Rubenstein—Rhodes Scholar, history professor, and only the second UT faculty member to have won the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship—published the book Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse in late 2011. We recently enjoyed having coffee with Rubenstein, talking mostly about the Crusades and the “Clash of Civilizations.”
UT’s journey to become a Top 25 university is measured in many ways. One of those is the percentage of graduates who give back. On this front, UT trails behind many of our SEC counterparts. But you can stand up and be counted by investing in your university at whatever level you are able. Continue reading