Five colleges and universities were chosen this year from more than a hundred nominations to share in the 2014 Higher Education Civic Engagement Awards presented by The Washington Center and the New York Life Foundation. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is among those honored.
UTC engineering students Jacob Keller, Nick Pippenger, Jason Berghorn helped a local entrepreneur redesign his mood lighting product for mass production as a part of a class project.
Students in Charlie Newton’s art classes make a creative SPLASH with paint inside the old James A. Henry School in Chattanooga. Newton, a professional artist and UTC art alumnus, offers the free Young Artist Community Workshop to students who live in College Courts. Michael Edward Miller takes us to the place where art provides inspiration. Listen to the story or read the story.
Seniors in the Chattanooga area are invited to join ElderScholars to engage in academic, social and cultural experiences at UTC. ElderScholars plan interesting, entertaining and useful session programs.