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We are Volunteers. Check out some of the ways you can stay engaged and help support the college below.

The Office of Engineering Development exists to connect alumni, friends and corporate partners with meaningful philanthropic opportunities in the college. Your generous gifts reduce the college’s dependence on tuition revenues, provide a predictable source of income, enable the development of innovative programs, and help bring to life the Big Ideas of our exceptional students and faculty. No gift is too small to help us educate and empower Tennessee engineering scholars to better our region and our world. Thank you!

John and Ann Tickle

When someone says ‘I’m a University of Tennessee graduate’ I want people to say ‘Wow.’”

– John (BS/IE ’65) and Ann (BS/ELED ’65) Tickle // Namesake of the college

Be ProudBe Proud

Wherever life takes you, we hope you carry the Volunteer spirit with you.

Be InvolvedBe Involved

Take advantage of activities, events, volunteer opportunities, and professional resources.

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Be InvestedBe Invested

Help build an even brighter future for Rocky Top and the next generation of Vols.

Connect with one of our experienced philanthropy professionals to become involved.

UT Foundation

UT raises funds through the University of Tennessee Foundation, an independent nonprofit corporation that seeks to enrich the lives of UT students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends through alumni engagement, financial stewardship, and private investments. The Foundation is the preferred channel for all private contributions benefiting faculty and students at the University of Tennessee System.

Learn more about the UT Foundation