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Alumna and playwright attends prestigious conferences to hone craft

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant “It can be difficult to find writing conferences that include playwriting because they usually focus on poetry or short story or things like that, so to get accepted to the two conferences I had my eye on was very exciting!” said Gaye Jeffers, Associate Professor of Theatre and UTC alumna. Jeffers attended the Yale Writers’ Conference, an intensive writing program, in June.

TEDxUTChattanooga announces slate of speakers for October 25

The organizers of the first TEDxUTChattanooga are proud to announce the slate of speakers for this year’s event. TEDxUTChattanooga will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Earlier this year, TEDxUTChattanooga invited nominations for speakers to offer short talks by a select, diverse group of professors, students, and community members, all of whom will speak from their

CECS hosts “Get On Board” Day

College Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) hosted their “Get On Board Day” on September 17. This annual event introduces current Mocs, from the CECS department and beyond, to various CECS affiliated student organizations.

UTC Theatre Company presents Clybourne Park

UTC Theatre Company in conjunction with the First Tennessee Foundation presents Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park. The performance will be in UTC’s Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre, in UTC’s Fine Arts Center. The show will run September 30-October 4 at 7:30 p.m. with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on October 4. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and 2012 Tony Winner, this bitingly funny and provocative drama explores the

UTC Homecoming to be a guaranteed ‘Mocbuster’

This year’s Homecoming is going to be a guaranteed Mocbuster! Events begin on Sunday, September 28, and end on Saturday, October 4, with the Mocs football game against Virginia Military Institute kicking off at 4 p.m. at Finley Stadium. Traditions such as field games, the golf tournament, and tailgating are back, and several new events have been added this year. The Mocbuster outdoor movie will feature a sing-a-long to

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