Knoxville Videos

Big Orange Big Ideas: John Hubbard

John Hubbard, senior vice president and worldwide head of development operations for Pfizer, Inc., was this year’s commencement speaker for the College of Arts and Sciences. Hubbard shares how his time at UT helped foster future big ideas.

Alumni Memories: Tarun Patel

College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2012 chemistry major Tarun Patel shares his favorite memory and plans for medical school.

Alumni Memories: Derek Shropshire

Derek Shropshire, a College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2012 English major, talks about his favorite memory and plans for the future.

Alumni Memories: Phillip Tucker

College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2012 graduate Phillip Tucker, an English and psychology major, talks about today’s commencement ceremony and his plans for the future.

Commencement ceremony at the University of Tennessee

Sights and sounds from the University of Tennessee’s commencement ceremony at Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday, May 11, 2012.

Alumni Memories: College of Communication and Information

The College of Communication and Information’s Class of 2012 shares their plans for the future.

Alumni Memories: Jordan Hicks

Jordan Hicks, a member of the UT College of Communication and Information’s Class of 2012, and his parents share their thoughts on graduating today.

Alumni Memories: College of Engineering

The College of Engineering’s Class of 2012 shares their plans for the future.

Alumni Memories: Dale Dickey

During commencement week, notable alumni are sharing their favorite memories from their time on Rocky Top. Dale Dickey, an actress known for her roles in the TV series “My Name is Earl” and the movie “Winter’s Bone,” recalls her time on and off the stage at the Clarence Brown Theatre.

Alumni Memories: Alan Wilson

During commencement week, notable alumni are sharing their favorite memories from their time on Rocky Top. Alan Wilson, chairman and CEO of McCormick & Co., talks about how his education at UT prepared him to lead one of the world’s most well-known and successful spice manufacturers.

Alumni Memories: John Cullum

During commencement week, notable alumni are sharing their favorite memories from their time on Rocky Top. John Cullum, two-time tony award winner and known for his role in the TV show Northern Exposure, speaks about his time at the Clarence Brown Theatre.

2010 Commencement Highlights

Dolly Parton Performs Rocky Top for University of Tennessee Graduates

The University of Tennessee awarded entertainment legend Dolly Parton an honorary doctorate of humane and musical letters for her role as a cultural ambassador, philanthropist and lifelong advocate for education. Parton was introduced by Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, and Parton took the stage and performed “Rocky Top” for the crowd.

Dolly Parton Performs for The University of Tennessee College of Arts & Sciences Class of 2009

Dolly Parton performs her song, “Try,” for The University of Tennessee College of Arts & Sciences commencement ceremony. Following her performance, she was presented with an Honorary Doctorate in Humane and Musical Letters.

The University of Tennessee Awards Dolly Parton Honorary Doctorate (2009)

Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek introduces Dolly Parton and recommends her for the degree of Doctor of Humane and Musical Letters.

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