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UTC student entrepreneurs win a trip to Tampa

Three UTC students walked away with start-up capital and a paid trip to Tampa, Florida, following the second annual Elevator Pitch Competition. Sponsored by the UTC College of Business CEO Club, seven contestants were given 90 seconds to summarize and deliver a pitch for their business ideas to a panel of judges.

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Dr. Christine Benz Smith named Director of UTC School of Nursing

Following a nationwide search, UTC alumna Dr. Christine Benz Smith has been selected as the Director of the UTC School of Nursing.  She has served in several capacities at UTC since she joined the UTC School of Nursing (SON) faculty in 1997.

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UTC named one of the “Best Colleges for Veterans”

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was named among the “Best Colleges for Veterans” by U.S. News and World Report. Selection was based on participation in federal initiatives designed to help veterans and active service members apply, fund, and complete their degrees. UTC offers veterans a streamlined process for admission and the support of a student veterans’ organization, just a few examples of the University’s commitment to those who

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National Geographic Education’s Afghanistan web page has UTC connection

Founded 19 years ago and edited by Dr. Lucien Ellington, Director of the Asia Program and UC Foundation Professor of Education, Education About Asia puts the University at the forefront of international studies.

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Catching up with SGA President Robert Fisher

Most UTC students stay busy in fall semester, but Student Government Association President Robert Fisher became known as a master of time management to conquer his schedule. Fisher, a Brock Scholar, works with his team leaders in SGA to affect positive change. He also began his tenure on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), serving as the student representative of the University of Tennessee System; he visited Washington D.C. as a Presidential Fellow with the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC); and he was appointed to a leadership position on the UT Advocacy Council Oversight Committee by UT President Joe DiPietro.

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