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CK, Now! inspires elementary school students to attend college

“CK, Now! was created because there are thousands of 4th and 5th graders in our region who will be the first in their family to go to college. After operating the PAWS project for nearly 8 years, we needed to be able to reach more children,” said Cole, Executive Director for Community Career Education.

Students teach environmental education lessons

Searching for salamanders and floating foam kayaks down a creek may sound more like playtime than school time, but UTC students enrolled in Dr. Andrew Bailey’s Outdoor Leadership Class offered local school children a connection between humans and the natural environment. As part of their coursework, Bailey’s class researched, planned, and delivered environmental education lessons at Red Bank Elementary and Skyukah Hall. Students planned lessons on erosion, pollution, hydrology,

Moc Speed, fast track to success for incoming freshmen

Moc Speed, an extended orientation three-day camp, will be offered July 31-August 2 at the Ocoee Retreat Center. Moc Speed is designed to introduce incoming freshman to leadership and academic skills to ensure that their first year at UTC is successful. Incoming freshman can sign up for Moc Speed during the orientation registration process. Students will learn what is expected in and out of the classroom, gain leadership skills,

Jean Dake earns lifetime award from TACE

Jean Dake received the Lifetime Membership Award by the Tennessee Association of Colleges and Employers (TACE) in April 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Dake serves as Director of the Career and Student Employment Center at UTC.  She began her career at the University in August 1975. “Jean Dake is an exemplary leader within the arena of career service for our campus, our state, and the region for many years, and

Jeff Kell honored for distinguished service

Jeff Kell was selected by The Tennessee Higher Education Information Technology Symposium as the recipient of its 2015 Distinguished Service Award.  Kell is the Director of Network Services for The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga The Distinguished Service Award was presented at the THEITS 44th meeting in Chattanooga.  The annual award is presented to the Information Technology Professional who demonstrates exceptional service and achievement to Higher Education Information Technology