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First PAWS Student Attending College this Fall

By Sarah Hedrick, Graduate Assistant University Relations Martavius Dunigan is part of the first class of Postsecondary Awareness with Success (PAWS) students to graduate from High School and continue to college. Dunigan was accepted into all three universities he applied to. This past summer he was anticipating the fall semester, and deciding between his top two choices: East Tennessee State University and Tennessee State University. “PAWS helped me with

UTC and Chattanooga State Small Business Development Center Enter Internship Program Partnership

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) and Chattanooga State Community College will announce a new higher education partnership funded jointly by the Chattanooga Area Chamber and the Small Business Administration (SBA).

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,

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,

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.