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UTC Hosts “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” 2015 Physical Therapy Forum

Concussion is the most common type of traumatic brain injury, and while they are often caused by a blow to the head, they can also occur when the head and upper body are violently shaken. Concussion as a result of contact sports has been a hot issue in the media, but concussions can also be caused by car and bicycle accidents, work-related injuries, falls, fighting, and other indirect head trauma. These were just a few of the topics discussed at the 2015 Physical Therapy Forum “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” in the UTC University Center.

Black History Month at UTC

Each February, UTC celebrates Black History Month. The public is welcome to attend these events.

Common reading program Read2Achieve selects The Circle

UTC’s common reading program has a new brand and a fresh invitation for the entire campus to read the same book.  Read2Achieve, formerly known as the First Year Reading Experience or FYRE, will bring first year students together by reading the same book during the summer months.  Faculty and staff will also be encouraged to read the book and initiate book clubs during spring semester 2015. “The original name

Women’s Basketball ranked 23rd by AP; next game is Monday, February 9

For the first time since Sharon Fanning coached the UTC Women’s Basketball Team in 1984, it has cracked the Associated Press top 25 ranked schools—first at number 25 and now in the 23rd spot.  Read about the team win against ETSU. UTC sophomore guard Chelsey Shumpert was named Southern Conference women’s basketball Player of the Week.  Shumpert averaged 20.5 points per game in two contests in the last week.

Community forum to focus on poor health and its effects on quality of life, economy

January 22 summit to address how Tennessee’s decades-long position as one of the nation’s unhealthiest states poses risk to economic potential and quality of life, and identify state- and community-led initiatives to improve health outcomes.