About Fresh U University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Fresh U UTK is an online publication written by college freshmen, for college freshmen. Our mission is to provide informative and entertaining content for the benefit of Knoxville students. We seek to bring attention to all aspects of campus life, discuss pertinent issues, and highlight the best features of UT and the state of Tennessee for our freshman audience.


Meet The Team

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Kellie Veltri | Editor-in-Chief

Kellie Veltri is a freshman at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is double majoring in Psychology and English. Her favorite things include literature, making music, Parks and Recreation, politics, Harry Potter, and sharing facts from "this really fascinating article I read."

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Michael Bickers | Social Media Director

Michael Bickers is a freshman at the University of Tennessee majoring in Microbiology and minoring in Applied Music. Michael's interests include every genre of music (excluding country), being around friends, and exploring the world around him. He is making the most of his college experience by actively participating in the university's Men's Chorale ensemble and building relationships with everyone he meets.

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