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Dr. Richard Brown honored by United Way of Greater Chattanooga

Dr. Richard Brown has always enjoyed volunteering with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga.  For the last 25 years, he has worked with United Way agencies, served on the allocations committee, chaired the education campaign for K-12 and higher education, and held a cabinet position for several campaigns.  For the last eight years, he has served on the United Way Board of Directors, and for ten years, he led

Provost Jerald Ainsworth conquers Ironman Chattanooga

Provost Jerald Ainsworth swam 2.4 miles in the Tennessee River, rode his bike 116 miles, and ran 26.2 miles in thirteen hours and four minutes in Ironman Chattanooga because he wanted to challenge himself and cross an item off his bucket list. “I’ve been involved in triathlons for over 25 years. I’ve done a lot of 70.3 races, a half Ironman, and they aren’t that difficult to train for. 

Student takes product from Elevator Pitch Competition to stores

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Ladders are a common tool for construction workers and do-it-yourselfers, but ladders that are set up on uneven surfaces can lead to serious injury for professionals and laymen. Daniel Taylor, a junior business major at UTC, came up with a clever solution to the problem.  The Ladder Levelizer first appeared at the 2013 UTC Elevator Pitch Competition and can now be bought

UTC Students win Causeway Challenge grants

Pop-up cafes and bicycle coffee shop cruises win grant competition to build connections between students and Chattanooga.

AT&T Tennessee awards student scholarships

Ten students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga were recognized today as recipients of the AT&T Distinguished Scholars Program. The AT&T Distinguished Scholars program was established in partnership with the University of Tennessee to open the doors to higher education for 50 deserving students across the state of Tennessee. “Opening the doors to higher education for more Tennesseans is one of the central missions of the University of

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