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Haslam Students, Staff Receive Top Awards at UT Chancellor’s Honors Banquet

April 8, 2015

Haslam College of Business students and staff received multiple honors at the University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Honors Banquet on Wed., April 8.

Haslam’s Office of Diversity and Community Relations was honored for its singular leadership and contribution to advancing diversity with the Dr. Marva Rudolph Diversity and Interculturalism Unit Excellence Award. Its BETS program, Safe Zone training, and above all its emphasis on diversity as an issue beyond race and a critical component of the modern, global workplace were cited as exemplary.


Haslam supply chain seniors Evan Smith and Scarlett Bowman were recognized for their commitment to volunteerism withExtraordinary Campus Leadership and Service and the Extraordinary Community Service awards respectively. Smith lead the Interfraternity Council to coordinate a trick-or-treat program for more than 600 children and has volunteered with various local non-profits. Bowman is a peer mentor at Haslam and a leader in UT’s Alternative Break program, which provides students with service opportunities during spring and fall breaks. 



Nancy Scott’s enthusiasm for education and ability to bring abstract ideas to life was honored with a Graduate Teaching Award. She is a Ph.D. candidate in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology program and teaches business management classes from the introductory to capstone level. 

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs Mark Willoughby received an Excellence in Advising award for his consistency, professionalism and the personal interest he takes with each of his students.

For a full list of the 2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet Award recipients please click here.

CONTACT: Katie Bahr, writer/publicist, (865) 974-3589, katiebahr@utk.edu