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Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards announced

The Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards funds to deserving faculty for professional development.
Of the 20 proposals received in 2015, six faculty members earned awards—selected tenured or tenure track faculty who are promoting “innovative or creative research and engagement or advancement of an academic discipline.”

CK, Now! inspires elementary school students to attend college

“CK, Now! was created because there are thousands of 4th and 5th graders in our region who will be the first in their family to go to college. After operating the PAWS project for nearly 8 years, we needed to be able to reach more children,” said Cole, Executive Director for Community Career Education.

Moc Speed, fast track to success for incoming freshmen

Moc Speed, an extended orientation three-day camp, will be offered July 31-August 2 at the Ocoee Retreat Center. Moc Speed is designed to introduce incoming freshman to leadership and academic skills to ensure that their first year at UTC is successful. Incoming freshman can sign up for Moc Speed during the orientation registration process. Students will learn what is expected in and out of the classroom, gain leadership skills,

Writing and Communication Center moves to the UTC Library

The new Writing and Communication Center is a place for “writers helping writers” no matter their ability levels. The Writing and Communication Center helps UTC faculty, staff, and especially students, both undergrads and graduate students, with all aspects of the writing process.

Jean Dake earns lifetime award from TACE

Jean Dake received the Lifetime Membership Award by the Tennessee Association of Colleges and Employers (TACE) in April 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. Dake serves as Director of the Career and Student Employment Center at UTC.  She began her career at the University in August 1975. “Jean Dake is an exemplary leader within the arena of career service for our campus, our state, and the region for many years, and

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