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Student design wins ‘Moc My Ride’ contest

Be on the lookout for bikes wrapped in UTC student Mikey Clavin’s design.

UTC department head elected to Council of the American Political Science Association

Dr. Michelle Deardorff has been elected to the Council of the American Political Science Association (APSA).  It is the leading professional organization for the study of political science; more than 15,000 APSA members reside in excess of 80 countries.  Deardorff, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, will serve her council term from 2014-2016. APSA

UTC alumnus, Dr. Khaled Mattawa, named MacArthur Fellow

As a fifteen year old, Khaled Mattawa left Libya and came to the United States barely able to speak English. Just a few years later, he became a political science major at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and today he is a renowned translator, poet, and cultural ambassador. Dr. Mattawa ’89, Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

The Washington Center and the New York Life Foundation Honor UTC with Prestigious Civic Engagement Award

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.

Model ship dedication honors Dr. Gavin Townsend

Dr. Gavin Townsend, UTC Professor of Art History, was recently honored with the dedication of a model Viking ship. With a special research interest of American architectural history, Townsend has received the SGA Outstanding Professor Award, has served as Faculty Senate President, and also been on the Tennessee Historical Commission.

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