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Easy Honors Transfer Pathways!

UTC signs official Honors transfer agreement with Chattanooga State Community College! Read more about it here

Brock Scholar begins prestigious human rights fellowship in Warsaw

Rising Senior and Brock Scholar Heather Murray is one of only 48 American students chosen to participate in this year’s Humanity in Action (HIA) fellowship programs in the United States and Europe. Read more about it here!

Honors Students Study Environmental Impact of Hurricanes in the Bahamas

  This semester, twelve Honors College students spent their spring break in the Bahamas snorkeling, hiking, and studying Tropical Island Ecology and Geology as part of an honors science course. Read more about it here!

High Achieving Moc Alex Durham Wins Accolades at Kennedy Center Theatre Festival!

High Achieving Moc freshman Alex Durham garnered two important honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF)! Read more about Alex here.

Students Present Research at Southern Regional Honors Council Conference!

32 Brock Scholars and Innovations Scholars from UTC’s Honors College presented their academic research and gave talks on best practices in honors education at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council in Orlando, Florida, March 31–April 2. The conference theme was “The Magic of Honors,” and the more than 700 attendees got to enjoy an evening at Universal Studios theme park, featuring the Wizarding World of

Innovation Scholars Help UTC Get the green|light on Sustainability

The Honors College has been growing over the last two years, expanding to encompass new communities and tackle local, real- world issues. Spearheading this growth has been the Innovation Labs, student driven learning classrooms centered around a particular problem or real world objective. On Wednesday, November 18th this important new program bore its first tangible fruits. The green|light  Innovation Lab, in concert with their community partner green|spaces, received official green|light

Ideathon 2015

This week UTC Honors College students are teaming up with students from other area honors and leadership programs as pioneer participants in a new kind of problem-solving activity: the 2015 Ideathon! This event is being co-sponsored by the UTC Honors College, the Chattanooga Innovation District, and Company Lab; all of which have one big thing in common: we like the idea of bringing college students together to provide new insights into some

PARK(ing) DAY

Park(ing) Day takes place annually in cities around the world, always on the third Friday of September. Honors students have embraced the concept and will be the first representatives of UTC to participate in Chattanooga’s event. What is Park(ing) Day? The idea originated in 2005 in San Francisco as a way to highlight the need for more urban open spaces and to help people think about how urban space