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Pollinators and Pesticides info session set for June 9

As the push for local, organic produce grows, the humble bee is being recognized as an important participant in farming rather than a pesky stinger.

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UTC observes Arbor Day, earns Tree Campus USA recognition

As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, UTC observed Arbor Day with the planting of three new trees grown from seeds by a UTC student.

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Model ship dedication honors Dr. Gavin Townsend

Dr. Gavin Townsend, UTC Professor of Art History, was recently honored with the dedication of a model Viking ship. With a special research interest of American architectural history, Townsend has received the SGA Outstanding Professor Award, has served as Faculty Senate President, and also been on the Tennessee Historical Commission.

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Glenn Draper Scholarship recipient named

Brianna Daugherty has been selected to receive the Glenn Draper Scholarship, awarded to a student who has completed two successive years in UTC Choral Activities and has demonstrated successful academic performance. The scholarship was established in 2002 by friends and colleagues of Glenn Draper—it is funded through a UC Foundation endowment.

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ThinkAchieve project leads to departmental honors thesis

Hannah and Sophia Seage, twins who are both French majors and Education minors, didn’t know what they were getting into when they volunteered for the ThinkAchieve project to help teach French to children at Rivermont Elementary School in Hixson, TN in 2012. They thought that they would just go to classes and assist in French lessons, but the experience grew, eventually culminating in their Departmental Honors Theses.

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