Vols Online Newsroom

Getting an online degree from anywhere at any time is an essential part of Vols Online. Another valuable part of distance learning with the University of Tennessee? Joining our vibrant Vols community! Read on for online student success stories, news, faculty spotlights, and updates about our online degree programs.

How UT Grew from First Distance Education Offering in the 80s to 70+ Online Degree Programs

The School of Information Sciences pioneered online learning at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Learn more about the evolution of the program.

Lifelong Vols Fan Tackles Agricultural Degree through Online Master of Science Program

High School teacher and longtime Tennessee Volunteer fan chooses the Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication (ALEC) program in the Herbert College of Agriculture in pursuit of higher education.

Online Doctorate Student Cohort Meets On-Campus For DSW Residency Week

Current online Doctor of Social Work students attend in-person residency week and meet with the latest cohort of incoming students during their orientation week.

Veterinary technician (and TN mom) makes career shift to agricultural leadership via online school

Veterinarian technician chooses the ALEC program in the Herbert College of Agriculture to open doors to a new career and create a better future for her and her daughter

RN to BSN Online Students Provide Free Aid with Grant & Partnership with Remote Area Medical (RAM)

UT Nursing receives grant award from eTHRIVE, allowing College of Nursing to partner with Remote Area Medical (RAM) to provide vision and medical services to rural Appalachia in Tennessee.

UT College of Nursing Professor Hosts Health Show on NPR Radio Affiliate Station

UT professor founds and hosts award-winning health radio show to share simplified information on health policies.