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Engineering students construct sensory pod for autistic children

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Autistic children often suffer from overstimulation, particularly from sights and sounds. Five UTC engineering students – Cassidy Craven, Jimmy DePrimo, Jeremy Stewart, Drew Bennett, and Christopher Jones – have come up with a solution to this problem for one therapy center. The sensory pod is designed to provide autistic children a place to escape sensory overload and calm down prior to their

Chi Omega at UTC named Chapter of Excellence

Chi Omega at UTC was recently recognized as a Chapter of Excellence at the organization’s national conference. UTC’s Delta Alpha chapter received high scores in the areas of overall chapter GPA, retention, and campus involvement. “The Chapter of Excellence Award is the highest honor a chapter can get. The award is given to the chapters who receive 85 percent or higher consistently each month throughout a two-year time period

We have the pathway to make community college transfer easy

Students are finding it easier than ever to transfer college credits from community colleges to their earned credits at UTC and other universities in Tennessee. Through Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs), a collaborative effort by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, the Tennessee Board of Regents, the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association, and the University of Tennessee system, transfer students are able to utilize the web-based program to ease the transition of working towards a bachelor’s degree.

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UTC group toured Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg

Jim Walpert enjoyed the international business classes he took from Dr. Frank Butler—one in Mexico in 2013 and another in Germany in May 2014, when they explored the economic, political, cultural and social aspects of Germany and how these factors impact the way business operates in the largest European economy.

Upward Bound Math and Science PRISM completes summer STEM camp

The Upward Bound Math and Science PRISM program (UBMS) wrapped up their six-week summer academic camp on July 2 after building radios and boats, taking an architecture design course, and touring the state capitol building, all in pursuit of an enriched STEM education.

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