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Ignite Serves


Community Partners looking to request service for Ignite Serves, email Cierra Burnett at

Ignite Serves is a three-day on-campus leadership and service experience for 470 incoming students. Participants will have the opportunity to serve local Knoxville organizations, participate in leadership experiences, and enjoy evening social events. The cost of $200 to your student account includes all meals, city excursions, transportation to and from service sites, a t-shirt, a water bottle, and program materials.

Ignite Team Leaders will lead students through an action-packed week of activities focused on team building, serving the community, leadership, and learning about the University of Tennessee.


Program Highlights

  • Move-in early to your assigned residence hall (For the Fall 2021 Ignite Serves session participants will move-in on August 8th)
  • Serve multiple local organizations throughout the greater Knoxville community
  • Learn the importance of being a true Torchbearer
  • Spend three days with 500 other incoming students



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