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Lifelong Learning

You don't have to be a current student to learn at UT!

The Office of Alumni Affairs offers a variety of quality classes that challenge, inform, entertain, and enrich the lives of adults.

The programs offer stimulating faculty presentations in educational settings where alumni and friends can stay actively engaged with the university. Programs range in length from an hour to one day.

If you have ideas for new classes or comments about existing ones, we would love to hear from you. You can reach us at 865-974-7318 or

Whether on cable news or the Internet, comparing contemporary events with the Holocaust is a familiar rhetorical ploy.
Highlight your knowledge and enthusiasm by attending classes. Join Student Alumni Associates and spend time in the classroom (observation only) of today. Join us for a fun day of education and enrichment.

The Civil War was arguably America’s holiest war, with the nation’s majority of Christian believers claiming divine sanction for all aspects of the cause.
Dr. Andy Holt is remembered for his inspirational outlook and for the growth of the university under his tenure, a record that included a tripling of student enrollment, a doubling of faculty and staff, and the addition of eight new buildings.
Join us for a presentation by Sharon K. Davis, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, a board certified women’s health nurse practitioner and chair of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.
Active Mind and Body is the “A” in the ABC’s of Healthy Aging. We invite you to attend this seminar to hear about the latest research and evidence to support healthy aging in the 21st century.
The Beall Family Rose Garden is one of the focal points of the UT Gardens and is one of the premier public rose gardens in the Mid-South. Join us as Mark Windham, professor and distinguished chair, entomology and plant pathology, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, will give a short presentation on the history of the garden and how it is maintained.
Recognized worldwide for its distinctive black label and square bottle, Jack Daniel’s whiskey has become an iconic American symbol. Visit the place where it all started, the Jack Daniel Distillery, the oldest registered distillery in the United States.