Topic: University of Tennessee
Nashville, TN – For the second consecutive year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation will award four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in fall of 2017.
The program began in 2016 and is designed to help four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee students help pay for college tuition during their freshman year.
“Our community initiatives and being connected to the youth of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is a responsibility we take seriously,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “The fundraising efforts throughout the 2016 season have allowed us to play a small role in fulfilling the dreams of these graduating seniors. Our fans play a huge role in this program and we are very thankful for their continued support.”
Tennessee vs. Nebraska
Friday, December 30th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee football team has accepted an invitation to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on December 30th at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The game will feature a 2:30pm CT kickoff on ESPN.
“Our entire program is excited about representing the University of Tennessee at the Music City Bowl,” said head coach Butch Jones. “This will be a great opportunity for our players to play in a NFL stadium against a very challenging opponent in Nebraska. We have a special group of seniors that have given their all for this program and I know they are excited about a final opportunity to play together.”
Tennessee Titans (7-6) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (10-3)
Sunday, December 18th, 2016 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (7-6) travel to Kansas City to face the AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs (10-3) in a matchup that could help shape the AFC playoff field. Kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium (capacity 76,416) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 18th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Greg Gumbel will call the action alongside analyst Trent Green. Jamie Erdahl will report from the sidelines.
Tennessee vs. Missouri
Saturday, November 18th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee celebrates Senior Day on Saturday as it closes out its home schedule against Missouri at 2:30pm CT at Neyland Stadium.
Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS with Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth and Allie LaForce reporting from the sidelines.
Tennessee (7-3, 3-3 SEC) will be making its fifth appearance on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week this season, its most since 1998 when it made six regular season appearances on the network. Earlier this season, the Vols are the first team in history to be featured on CBS in four straight weeks.
Tennessee vs. Tennessee Tech
Saturday, November 5th, 2016 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee starts a three-game homestand on Saturday when it plays host to in-state foe Tennessee Tech at 3:00pm CT in the 93rd homecoming game on Rocky Top.
Saturday’s game will be broadcast on SEC Network Alternate with Taylor Zarzour (play-by-play), Jordan Rodgers (analyst) and Dawn Davenport (sideline) calling the action. SEC Network Alternate is typically listed adjacently to the SEC Network in your cable or satellite channel guide. Use the SEC Network Channel Finder or call your television provider for help finding SEC Network Alternate.
Fans can also tune in to their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs, Eddie Moore and John Brice describing the action.
Knoxville, TN – For the third year in a row, the estimated number of uninsured people in Tennessee dropped, according to a report released today by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, which is housed in the Haslam College of Business.
The percentage of uninsured people in Tennessee—5.5 percent—is the lowest in the past 20 years.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Head men’s tennis coach Ross Brown has announced Austin Peay State University’s 2017 spring schedule, featuring 16 matches.
APSU will play nine matches at the Governors Tennis Center throughout the campaign.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appoints Eight to serve on Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees
APSU to Have Increased Autonomy with Local Governing Board
Clarksville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed eight individuals to the newly created institutional governing board at Austin Peay State University.
The purpose of the appointments is to give the University increased autonomy to support student success as the state continues its Drive to 55 Initiative. Austin Peay State University’s governing board is one of six to be appointed by the governor, a result of the governor’s FOCUS Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is partnering with the University of Tennessee to conduct a comprehensive 6-year wild turkey research project after receiving inconclusive results from a 3-year turkey disease study.
A recently-concluded turkey disease project, conducted by TWRA and the UT College of Veterinary Medicine, was conducted in response to concerns expressed by citizens in southern Middle Tennessee that the agricultural use of chicken litter as fertilizer may serve as a means of disease transmission to wild turkeys.
Clarksville, TN – While much of America focused on each word said during the recent first presidential debate, something else was gnawing at the back of the mind of Austin Peay State University professor of history, Dr. Minoa Uffelman.
For the last seven years, the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT), which Uffelman advises, has been recognized each fall with the national Best Chapter Award, but September was drawing to a close without word on a possible eighth consecutive award.
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