UT Knoxville and the UT Institute of Agriculture earned the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for collaborating with community partners to address society's most pressing needs.

The Center for Leadership & Service takes hundreds of helping hands on alternative spring and fall break trips to other countries as well as regions in the US, improving homes, churches, and communities in need.

Tennessee’s only Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature promotes the use of literature in the education and lives of children and young adults by providing workshops for teachers and librarians, and sponsoring talks by authors and illustrators which are open to the public.

UT's Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program provides graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.

Our Social Work Office of Research and Public Service works directly with state agencies and regional policy makers, linking them to academic and professional resources. This past year, more than $12 million in work was contracted through SWORPS.

The non-profit Archaeological Research Lab is a consulting and research unit dedicated to the conduct of high quality and timely work for government agencies and private entities, while providing hands-on learning opportunities for students, educators, and the public.

The academic colleges and specialized education centers at UT strive to impact current and future students, and bring about positive change.

For more than a decade, the College of Nursing and the local Volunteer Ministry Center have run the Homeless Clinic. The clinic provides various health care services to the homeless, including dental work, flu shots, blood pressure checks, and basic first aid.

Each summer, UT hosts the state's top high school students at the Tennessee Governor's Schools of Science and Engineering. And each October, the College of Engineering hosts Engineers Day when UT students and faculty interact with hundreds of potential engineering students from high schools across the region.

The College of Arts and Sciences operates the UT Psychological Clinic in the university's Conference Center in downtown Knoxville. The Clinic is the primary training site for students in the clinical psychology doctoral program, and 80 percent of its clients are from the general public.

At UT and across the state, the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation fosters an entrepreneurial culture by developing student skills, providing experiential learning opportunities, and connecting students with mentors and resources that can help them successfully start and grow new businesses.

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