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Kaitlyn Marlowe

Journalism and Political Science

Biography

Hometown:

Knoxville, TN

What are you most looking forward to about being a Peer Mentor?

I am most looking forward to being able to help students that are new to UTK navigate campus and all it has to offer!

What is your advice for First-Year Students?

Just breathe. You will probably feel very overwhelmed, but just take a deep breath and remember that you absolutely belong at UTK. 

What is your favorite annual event that happens on campus and why?

The Homecoming football game! There is always a cool way to get involved with alumni and enjoy watching football with lots of people that love UT!

Describe the color orange: 

Bright and colorful!

Where would you spend your last five dollars on the strip?

Mmm Panda Canes!

Best dining location on campus?

Chick-fil-A!!! Also PCB is not bad at all

Would you rather take a picture with live smokey or the costumed smokey mascot?

Live Smokey

Pro tip for surviving your first year at UT?

Learn how to use the Rider app for the buses! You’ll have to leave a little early for class, but you’ll stay way warmer in the winter! 

What notable alum would you want to be your Peer Mentor?

Pat Summit

If you had unlimited dining dollars, where would you spend them?

Einstein’s because coffee

What is your favorite place on campus?

Circle Park. It’s so cute and relaxing.

Would you rather...Hike the hill to class or  Go to the AG campus for class?

Hike the hill to go to class

Describe being a Peer Mentor in 5 words or less:

I can make a difference