FUTURE at University of Tennessee

FUTURE at University of Tennessee, Knoxville aims to empower students to achieve gainful employment in the community. The primary goal of the FUTURE Program is to provide a college experience for students to build social, work, academic and career development skills to promote lifelong learning and career possibilities.

Contact Emma Burgin, Ph.D., Coordinator
Email: eburgin@vols.utk.edu
Phone: (336) 253-0167
Website: futureut.utk.edu/

Program websitefutureut.utk.edu/
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Number of students served per year10
Program length2 or 3 years
Year program started2012
Housing offerredNo
Students participate in internships and other career development opportunitiesYes
Provides access to typical college courses2 or 3 per semester
Offers courses just for students in the program3 per semester
Dually enrolled students (still in high school)No
Adult students (post high school)Yes
Program engages peer mentorsYes
Certified Comprehensive Transition ProgramYes