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Online portal created for First Year Reading Experience

The Postmortal, this year’s First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) selection, raises questions about the ethics and the consequences of a cure for aging. UTC’s FYRE committee created an online portal for students and the campus community.

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ThinkAchieve course offers experiential learning in San Salvador, Bahamas

Leah Keith-Houle’s Red Bank High School students are learning to map with a purpose. Unlike most mappers who are white males between 30-45 years old, Keith-Houle’s students are often young black women and men who are 16 years old. They tested their skills when they formed a Humanitarian Outreach Team (HOT) for OpenStreetMap (OSM). With this open source program, they’ve mapped Padang, Indonesia, for tsunami preparedness and Washington, Illinois, for tornado first responders.

Sigma Kappa at UTC wins prestigious national award

Sigma Kappa at UTC was recently recognized as one of two chapters in the nation to achieve the highest ranking on the sorority’s Standards of Excellence. UTC’s Theta Phi chapter was awarded three stars for the highest level of achievement in academic performance, leadership, enhancement, skill development, and a variety of other aspects.

A new look for Zachary’s exercise train

A 12-year old boy with multiple developmental, speech, and feeding delays in Soddy Daisy needed to exercise on a climbing structure at his home, but his parents said it wasn’t very interesting or fun to use.  A group of UTC engineering students in Dr. Cecelia Wigal’s first year Design Project class discovered Zachary loves trains, so they designed a new look for the climbing structure.  The design was topped

Orientations continue throughout summer

UTC is now boarding the Class of 2018 and transfer students for “Flight School!” The University’s orientation programs are designed not only to prepare you for academic success at the University, but will also familiarize you with its many resources as well as the spirit, colors, and tradition that make Chattanooga so unique.

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