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Kuwaiti student reenrolls at UTC to pursue MBA online

Mervat Haroun has had a dream of completing her MBA at UTC since the 1990s. Now, thanks to the online MBA program, she has that opportunity. Haroun lived in Kuwait until the Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein in 1990. With the help of the U.S. State Department, she and her family fled the country for the safety of daughter, Sarah, who was later born in Martin, Tennessee, and was

Alumna Kim White speaks to hundreds of business students at entrepreneurial forum

Kim White ’82 was the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Clarence E. Harris Entrepreneurial Forum, presented by the UTC College of Business.  The President and CEO of River City Company and proud alumna of UTC told the students she left Chattanooga for more than 20 years, but she is glad to be back. “One of the first things I did when I moved back to Chattanooga was to

Two doctoral nursing graduates inspire others with stories of perseverance

Two women who received the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in the UTC December commencement ceremony have unique stories of perseverance—one was 15 years old when she came to the United States from Egypt so that her family could pursue career opportunities and gain religious freedom.  Another was a rebellious young woman who spent a lot of time completing in-school suspensions. Marian Morgan was a “social butterfly” while she

Commencement is Saturday, December 13, watch it live online

The ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering and Computer Science will begin at 9 a.m. The ceremony for the College of Business and College of Health, Education and Professional Studies begins at 1 p.m.

Chattanooga Mocs to play in New Hampshire following FCS Playoff win

Chattanooga Mocs to play in New Hampshire following FCS Playoff win The eighth-seeded Chattanooga Mocs celebrated a 35-14 FCS Playoff win over visiting Indiana State on Saturday, December 6.  View the video.   Next the Mocs play in the quarterfinals at top-seeded New Hampshire on Friday, December 12, at 8 p.m.  The game will be aired on ESPN2.  There will also be a Watch Party at Jefferson’s, located at