Vol is a Verb Day is an inclusive event designed to introduce first-year students to tools they can use to engage in meaningful and vital conversations.
Join the Pride Center, the Student Counseling Center, Student Health Center Gender Clinic, the UT Psychological Clinic, and Student Disability Services for a presentation on LGBTQ+ specific health services at UT.
Todrick Hall blends activism and art during a compelling live experience that inspires audiences to believe they can accomplish anything when they take control of their destinies. Raised on a Texas farm, Todrick tapped into his lifelong passion for the performing arts at an early age, landing a role in Broadway’s “The Color Purple.” He subsequently appeared on Season 9 of “American Idol” before being voted off as a semifinalist. Deterred but not discouraged, Todrick found an outlet for his creativity on YouTube, where his original videos have garnered 300 million+ views. He recently joined the cast of the Broadway production “Kinky Boots” in a starring role. Celebrated for his creative self-expression and innovative vision, Todrick takes audiences on a
Richard Marius Lecture Series 'The Hidden Story of Alexander Graham Bell's Mission to Dismantle the Deaf World' - Speaker Katie Booth "As schoolchildren we learn that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. We don’t learn that this is among the least interesting things about him. It takes a book like Katie Booth’s The Invention of Miracles to teach us that. Provocative, personal, and exhaustively researched, Booth’s book is the rare biography that completely alters a famous person’s popular image…Booth has the courage and perspective to portray her subject’s deeply flawed humanity, giving the book its poetry and tragic resonance.” - The Boston Globe Katie Booth teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work has appeared in The Believer,
National Hispanic Heritage Month
Join the Pride Center and other participating organizations for involvement/engagement opportunities geared toward students, faculty, and staff. Refreshments will be provided! Sign up your organization at tiny.utk.edu/lgbtqorgfair