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Center for Community Career Education celebrates 35 years of service

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant The Center for Community Career Education celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2015, while two of its programs, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) and Upward Bound Math Science (UBMS), celebrated their 15th anniversaries in 2014. Since its founding in 1980, The Center has helped the University fulfill its mission, providing outreach services and programming that engages the University,

UTC’s first intern with Volkswagen in Germany enjoys experience abroad

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Adrianna Eder, a senior Brock Scholar pursuing a Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree with a focus on health care administration, was the first UTC student to intern at Volkswagen in Germany. Eder studied at Ostfalia University, in Wolfsburg, Germany – the location of the VW headquarters – from March 3 through July 10. “This is a newly developed partnership with VW and

Alumna Kim White speaks to hundreds of business students at entrepreneurial forum

Kim White ’82 was the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Clarence E. Harris Entrepreneurial Forum, presented by the UTC College of Business.  The President and CEO of River City Company and proud alumna of UTC told the students she left Chattanooga for more than 20 years, but she is glad to be back. “One of the first things I did when I moved back to Chattanooga was to

Chemistry students, faculty, participate in SERMACS meeting

Heir Jordan was not sure he wanted to attend an American Chemical Society meeting during fall break, but after meeting a Nobel Prize winner, he’s glad he did.

“A Discussion of Health Justice in the Black Community” set for October 28

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompted a discussion among several student leaders at UTC, who exchanged their thoughts about what racism looks like in the 21st century.  Those discussions motivated the students to take action. The Black Issues Steering Committee began a speaker series this semester, to discuss issues in the black community “in an effort to deepen students’ knowledge