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Social Work // Senior // Recife, Brazil. Shelby moved to Knoxville from Brazil, drawn by UT’s College of Social Work. Even though she’s far from her family, she’s found a second home here, thanks in large part to her supportive college and to the organizations she’s joined.

“The sense of camaraderie among Vols makes such a big campus feel small and family-like.”

“Darris, an upperclassman in the Social Work program, became my friend and mentor through the Bachelor’s Social Work Organization. He has encouraged me and is a source of support and advice as I follow in a similar career path.”


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