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Students teach environmental education lessons

Searching for salamanders and floating foam kayaks down a creek may sound more like playtime than school time, but UTC students enrolled in Dr. Andrew Bailey’s Outdoor Leadership Class offered local school children a connection between humans and the natural environment. As part of their coursework, Bailey’s class researched, planned, and delivered environmental education lessons at Red Bank Elementary and Skyukah Hall. Students planned lessons on erosion, pollution, hydrology,

Entrepreneurship professor featured in WalletHub article

Dr. Diane Halstead, Mary Harris Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, UTC College of Business, was featured in WalletHub’s recent study which examined what the social media site found to be the best and worst cities to work for a small business.

Scholarship debate tournament brings local high school students to campus

Ayanna Fletcher’s most memorable moment in a scholarship debate tournament hosted by UTC came when she won the Robert Fisher Spirit Award.  She wasn’t expecting it and she was “very surprised” to hear her name called. “In the time that I had to debate, I learned how to speak in front of people. That was one of my greatest fears. I also learned how to gather all of my

Student interns at Causeway to help Chattanooga grow

For Jaya Todai, Chattanooga isn’t just a city, it’s a center of people she loves and admires, and she wants to have a part in helping it grow. That’s what interested her in the internship position at Causeway.

HHP professor invited to prestigious summer institute

Tucson, Arizona, will see an influx of blue and gold this summer when Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, UTC Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance, attends the Summer Institute in Advanced Health Disparities next month. Sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the prestigious program is the part of institute’s initiative to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE-AHD). The PRIDE-AHD Program is an all-expense paid summer

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