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University dedicates Copeland Conference Room

By Ashley Arnold, University Relations Intern The University has honored David and Mary Copeland with the dedication of The Copeland Conference Room in the new library. David and Mary Copeland attended the dedication on July 18 along with their family, including their daughter, Dr. Valerie Rutledge, Dean of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies, and son in law Jack Rutledge. Also in attendance were Dr. Bryan Rowland

UTC Alumni Receive Small Business Award

By Sarah Hedrick, Graduate Assistant University Relations For Drs. Dan Dotson and Kevin Kostka, starting a business required a bit of creativity and flexibility. In the face of a poor economic market, the two found a way to make their business a success. When they began in 2008, capital for new businesses was scarce. To cut costs the two UTC graduates passed on a physical space for their business

Integrated studies major accepted to eight medical schools

Matthew Woods wasn’t sure what he wanted to do while he was serving in the Georgia Army National Guard. But then he spent time in a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, after his brother Bobby was shot in the head while serving in Afghanistan. “The initial news was devastating. When you hear ‘shot in the head,’ you immediately think death,” Woods said. “We later learned they had removed the bullet

Landry named Distinguished Alumnus, White selected for UTC Outstanding Service Award

Bill Landry, host/narrator and co-producer of “The Heartland Series,” was named the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Kim White, River City Co. president and chief executive officer, was selected as UTC Outstanding Service Award.

Rhodes Scholar graduates from UTC

Robert Fisher, Brock Scholar, Rhodes Scholar, Truman Scholar, and two-term SGA President has graduated from UTC with a Bachelor of Science: Political Science and a minor in history and in Africana Studies. As a Rhodes Scholar, Fisher will begin the pursuit of his master’s degree at the University of Oxford.  He has visited England in the past, but Fisher has not seen the historic research institution—it will be a