UTC and Cornerstones, Inc. partner to offer historic preservation courses

Interior Design students at work

Cornerstones, Inc. has established the Cornerstones Professor in Residence at UTC. Andrew Smith, local educator, architect, and preservationist is the organization’s first Professor to take on the role.

Alumna dropped “Kicking and Screaming” into new FOX reality show

NaKeisha Turk, a former UTC cheerleader who graduated with a degree in political science in 2012, was one of ten divas paired with ten survivalists in FOX’s newest reality show, Kicking and Screaming. The eight-week series premiered on Thursday, March 9 at 9 PM and will continue to air on Thurdays at 9 PM EST.

UTC elephant psychology expert Dr. Preston Foerder quoted on NBC News

A herd of African elephants walks in Addo Elephant National Park, some 60 kms outside of Port Elizabeth on Nov. 15, 2009. Photo credit Alexander Joe / AFP/Getty Images

UTC’s own resident elephant psychology expert, Dr. Preston Foerder, was recently quoted on NBC News regarding elephants’ unusual sleep patterns.

Get advised today!

Advisement season is upon us. Whether you’re new to advising or a seasoned pro, here are a few tips or refreshers to help you navigate advising and registering for classes.

Alumna wins $25,000 Tennessee Milken Educator Award

Baker, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UTC in 2010, is the only Milken Educator Award recipient for Tennessee and the 33rd and final honoree named nationwide for 2016-17. This season marks the 30th year of the Milken Educator Awards, hailed by Teacher magazine as the “Oscars of Teaching.”

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