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African American Trailblazer Award

Join us for our upcoming African American Trailblazer Award on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 held at the Howard Baker Center Toyota Auditorium. The award will be presented to UT alumna Dr. Patricia Bell-Scott. 

After the event, Dr. Bell-Scott will have a book signing of her book entitled "The Firebrand and the First Lady."

The Trailblazer Award, sponsored by the Commission for Blacks, recognizes and honors the accomplishments of African Americans affiliated with the University of Tennessee who are trailblazers in their disciplines or within the fields of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. 

Below is the link to RSVP for this event. If you are planning on attending, please RSVP by Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 12:00 noon.  

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Type

Ceremonies & Special Events


Diversity & Inclusion


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public



Commission for Blacks

Contact Name

Sonya Snyder

Contact Email

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