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Hutchins Pledges More Than $10 Million Planned Gift in Support of Tickle College of Engineering Diversity Programs

Dwight Hutchins is making a place in University of Tennessee, Knoxville, history, thanks to a planned gift of more than $10 million dollars to support the Fred D. Brown Jr. Minority Engineering Scholarship. “I am honored to be able to help the university and support its mission of bringing education and opening new possibilities to […]



Pulgar Shares Cultural Connections and Diversity of Approaches

I was awarded the NSF Career Award at the beginning of the year, and I planned through this award to work with Hispanic students. I started to work with Lenoir City High School as there is a high percentage of Hispanic students here.


Griffin’s Contributions Acknowledged with Beacon of Light Award

“I am humbled and thankful for this recognition,” said Griffin. “I extend special thanks to Multicultural Student Life for building collaborations with TCE, it past support of faculty/staff, and service to our students.”


Students Found Project BEAD to be a Real Gem of an Experience

The college’s Office of Engineering Diversity Programs collaborated with the Her Majesty Design firm and the Earth’s Core rock and bead retailer for bead-making activities that introduce women in high school and college students to the creative, interdisciplinary, and helping aspects of engineering.