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MMP Events

Fall 2017


Inroads to UT: Multicultural Student Symposium
Monday, August 21st, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Frieson Black Cultural Center

During this event, MMP mentees will engage in meaningful activities with emphasis on their academic, social and personal development. Students will develop relationships and network with upper-class mentors, UT faculty and staff in a fun and welcoming environment.


Rites of Passage Ceremony
Tuesday, September 5th, 7:00 p.m.
St. John XXIII Catholic Center
The MMP Family Dinner is an opportunity for mentees and mentors to come together and build lasting relationships through social interaction.  Afterwards, mentees will participate in the “Rites of Passage” ceremony, officially welcoming them as members of the UTK community

Game Night
Wednesday, September 13th, 7:00 p.m.
Frieson Black Cultural Center

This event is designed to allow MMP mentors and mentees the opportunity to interact socially in a casual environment. From these interactions students will be able to develop meaningful relationships and strengthen their bonds with MMP members.


VOL Walk of Life: New VOLS Edition
Wednesday, October 11th, 4:00 p.m.
Frieson Black Cultural Center

MMP will host representatives from the academic colleges at UTK for the 2nd annual Academic College Fair!  Students who are deciding on a major will gain more insight about their options, and all students will learn about various academic opportunities!


Mr. and Miss Freshman Pageant
Wednesday, November 1st, 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium

One of our most popular events, the annual Freshmen Pageant allows first-year students to showcase their personalities and talents to the UT student body.

Planning for Summer Workshop
Wednesday, November 8th, 7:00 p.m.
Frieson Black Cultural Center



Late Night Breakfast
Wednesday, December 6th, 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Frieson Black Cultural Center

Come and join MMP for some fun, and chicken & waffles!  We will be hosting our famous Pancake Breakfast to help you relax and enjoy a break from studying before final exams.


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