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UTC graduate “bottles emotions” for innovative art project

Fill in the blank: Love is ______. Did the word “blind” come to mind? What about “patient?” Or “war?” For recent UTC graduate Taylor Kinser, love is glitter. And marshmallows. With a little pink paint, sequins, and soap suds too. Kinser’s conceptual art project, “Bottled Emotions,” explores the idea of creating and packaging an intangible product—our emotions.

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Mocs top 3.0 GPA for Spring 2014 semester

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department hit a major benchmark for the first time following the 2014 spring semester.  The Mocs student-athletes posted a school record 3.07 grade-point-average for the recently completed term, topping the 3.0 mark for the first time in program history. Read more on GoMocs.com →

LeaderShape: discovering your passion, creating a vision

Justin Pohl in UTC Student Development offered me a challenging proposal: take a week away from UTC University Relations and join several faculty members to facilitate a LeaderShape Institute at Camp Lookout. Sleep in a cabin, grab food from the chow line, and help a group of UTC students figure out who they are, where they want to go, and how to get there from here.

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UTC graduate finishes strong with TVA internship

May graduate Glenn Garrett was among the first UTC students to declare nuclear engineering as his emphasis of study.  Before he picked up his diploma for both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with Nuclear Emphasis, Garrett’s achievements as a TVA intern were applauded, because the results had national and international impact on the nuclear industry.

National scholarship awarded to UTC engineering student

Nicholas True, a mechanical engineering student at The University of Tennessee Chattanooga, has been awarded a $10,000 national scholarship by the American Council of Engineering Companies in Washington, D.C.  His selection was based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, a written essay, and collegiate recommendations. Earlier in 2014, True was one of two students to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the American Council of Engineering Companies  (ACEC of Tennessee). 

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