UT Martin faculty members Julie Hill (left), professor of music, and David McBeth (right), professor of art, received two of the three 2016 University of Tennessee President’s Awards, announced after UT President Joe DiPietro’s State of the University of Tennessee address Feb. 16 in Nashville. They are pictured after the ceremony with UT Martin Interim Chancellor Bob Smith.
Delegation Takes Three Executive Seats at 46th TISL General Assembly
Twenty-four UT Martin students traveled to the 46th general assembly of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature and returned with three executive council seats secured. Pictured (left to right) are Marabeth Kennedy, a junior from Franklin, Tennessee, who was elected secretary of state; John Domanski, a senior from Dickson, Tennessee, who was elected to serve as the 2016 TISL governor; and Jordan Long, a freshman from Martin who will serve as speaker pro tem of the senate.
WUTM Named Best College Radio Station in the South
WUTM 90.3 FM “The Hawk” was named the Best College Radio Station in the South for the second year in a row at the 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference. Pictured are student staff members (front row, left to right) Holly Seng, business and traffic director; Tori Seng, news director; Sydney LaFreniere, support and development director; Julia Ewoldt, administrative assistant; (back row) Kayla Harmon, sports director; Ashleigh Burton, production director; Ashley Shores, digital media director; and Chuck Hammer, program director.
UT Martin Launches New Marketing Campaign
UT Martin is updating its look with help from O’Brien Advertising, based in Denver, Colorado. The new concept is geared toward traditional-aged students who could potentially enter the university as undergraduate students. Pictured is one of several new billboard designs seen across West Tennessee and beyond.
STEM Program highlighted at UT Day on the Hill
Hannah Robison (left), a senior from Buchanan, Tennessee, and Stephen McBride (right), a senior from Beechgrove, Tennessee, are pictured with UT System President Joe DiPietro at the UT Day on the Hill event Feb. 17. Robison and McBride spent the day promoting the UT Martin STEM program to lawmakers and influencers at the Tennessee capitol building.