UTC alumni Patrick Sutton and Brant Donlon are teaming up for the Chattanooga Sports Committee to grow sports tourism in the Scenic City. They graduated in December 2013 and landed newly created positions.
A highly structured program focused on more than success in the classroom is increasing the number of black male graduates at UTC.
Student Support Services (SSS) launched the University’s first-ever black male initiative, Black Males on Campus (BMOCS) in fall 2010 to promote the retention of black male students so that they can succeed and graduate from UTC. Not only does this program focus on success in the classroom, it also addresses social, cultural, emotional, personal and financial issues.
The first time award-winning photojournalist Billy Weeks ’84 flew to Central America, he was on assignment for the U.S. military in 1999. He was bound for El Salvador, where American troops were helping to rebuild schools and buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.