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A Tribute to a Friend

David Thomas Bailey (’50) died on August 6, 2017, at the age of 90. David was my friend. He was also a critical friend of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, which is the beneficiary of more than $34 million that David has given to the college throughout the years. Continue reading

Linda Starnes

Linda Starnes (’82) has been actively involved in the disability community as a special educator, parent, and volunteer. As a … Continue reading

70 Years Later

Alma Mount Abernathy graduated from UT in 1942 with a degree in home economics. Now 96, Alma was surprised this summer by her daughters and grandson with a trip to Rocky Top. Continue reading

Norm Witek

Norm Witek (’68 & ’69) is a retired from Brevard College as a professor and cross country coach. And he is the only nonprofessional athlete
to have an athletic shoe named after him by a major shoe company. Continue reading

Educators Hall of Honor 2015

Renowned poet and Knoxville native Nikki Giovanni and six other educators who have significantly influenced students’ lives were inducted into the UT Educators Hall of … Continue reading