UTC News Releases http://blog.utc.edu/news Official news releases of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:24:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Sneak peek: new UTC Library to open soon http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/sneak-peek-new-utc-library-open-soon/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/sneak-peek-new-utc-library-open-soon/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:24:38 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12682 ]]> ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/sneak-peek-new-utc-library-open-soon/feed/ 0 University Relations News Digest http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141117/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141117/#comments Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:17:41 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?post_type=utcblogs_newsletter&p=12664 http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141117/feed/ 0 Michael Miller Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Relay promotes women’s issues awareness http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/womens-action-council-interfraternity-council-coordinate-walk-mile-shoes-relay/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/womens-action-council-interfraternity-council-coordinate-walk-mile-shoes-relay/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:56:12 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12646 By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Before you can talk the talk, you have to walk the walk. That’s the idea behind Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. In order to understand women’s experience, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events literally ask male participants to walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes. What started in ]]> By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Before you can talk the talk, you have to walk the walk. That’s the idea behind Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. In order to understand women’s experience, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes events literally ask male participants to walk one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes. What started in ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/womens-action-council-interfraternity-council-coordinate-walk-mile-shoes-relay/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Wrapping up fall 2014 semester http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/wrapping-fall-2014-semester/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/wrapping-fall-2014-semester/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:55:33 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12628 It’s almost time to say goodbye to the fall 2014 semester. The last day of classes is Monday, December 1 and final exams begin on Wednesday, December 3 and finish on Monday, December 8. No classes are scheduled for Reading Day on Tuesday, December 2. For the full final exam schedule, click here. Struggling with your grades? Check out Study 911 page for more information on campus resources like ]]> It’s almost time to say goodbye to the fall 2014 semester. The last day of classes is Monday, December 1 and final exams begin on Wednesday, December 3 and finish on Monday, December 8. No classes are scheduled for Reading Day on Tuesday, December 2. For the full final exam schedule, click here. Struggling with your grades? Check out Study 911 page for more information on campus resources like ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/wrapping-fall-2014-semester/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Kizza wins Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for Ugandan Project http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/carnegie-african-diaspora-fellowship-program-selects-dr-joseph-kizzas-project-university-uganda/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/carnegie-african-diaspora-fellowship-program-selects-dr-joseph-kizzas-project-university-uganda/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:54:02 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12625 Dr. Joseph Kizza has been named to the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (ADF) to provide “Teaching, Mentoring and Graduate Research Supervision to Strengthen the Digital Forensics Program” at the Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU). Kizza, Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, will leave for Uganda in June 2015, stay for seven weeks and return to the United States in August. ADF is open ]]> Dr. Joseph Kizza has been named to the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (ADF) to provide “Teaching, Mentoring and Graduate Research Supervision to Strengthen the Digital Forensics Program” at the Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU). Kizza, Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, will leave for Uganda in June 2015, stay for seven weeks and return to the United States in August. ADF is open ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/carnegie-african-diaspora-fellowship-program-selects-dr-joseph-kizzas-project-university-uganda/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Engineering students collaborate with local industry to learn solids handling http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/engineering-students-collaborate-local-industry-learn-solids-handling/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/engineering-students-collaborate-local-industry-learn-solids-handling/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:49:16 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12621 Fall break is the time many students go home for a short visit. A motivated group of chemical engineering students instead used their fall break to add a short course to their higher education experience.  The students, who are part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Chapter at UTC, received formal training in solids processing or handling. Solids processing involves steps like grinding, agglomeration, tableting, crystallization ]]> Fall break is the time many students go home for a short visit. A motivated group of chemical engineering students instead used their fall break to add a short course to their higher education experience.  The students, who are part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Chapter at UTC, received formal training in solids processing or handling. Solids processing involves steps like grinding, agglomeration, tableting, crystallization ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/engineering-students-collaborate-local-industry-learn-solids-handling/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC Percussion Ensemble Beat Hunger is November 24 http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/beat-hunger-utc-percussion-ensemble-performance-november-24/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/beat-hunger-utc-percussion-ensemble-performance-november-24/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:39:42 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12618 Let’s give thanks and “Beat Hunger” with the UTC Percussion Ensemble on Monday, November 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall.  It will be the only “Beat Hunger” performance this fall for the Percussion Ensemble. “Beat Hunger” supports the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Attendees may contribute two non-perishable food items or write a check for $2 to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Dr. Monte Coulter serves as the director ]]> Let’s give thanks and “Beat Hunger” with the UTC Percussion Ensemble on Monday, November 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall.  It will be the only “Beat Hunger” performance this fall for the Percussion Ensemble. “Beat Hunger” supports the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Attendees may contribute two non-perishable food items or write a check for $2 to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Dr. Monte Coulter serves as the director ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/beat-hunger-utc-percussion-ensemble-performance-november-24/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Music Department hosted eighth annual Band Day http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/music-department-hosted-eighth-annual-band-day/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/music-department-hosted-eighth-annual-band-day/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:21:10 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12612 By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Approximately 275 high school students from 18 high schools joined the Marching Mocs to perform at halftime and in the stands when Chattanooga Football played Mercer University on October, 25 at Finley Stadium. Band Day has been an annual event at UTC for the last eight years. “For us, this is a great recruiting tool. We want students to come have a ]]> By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Approximately 275 high school students from 18 high schools joined the Marching Mocs to perform at halftime and in the stands when Chattanooga Football played Mercer University on October, 25 at Finley Stadium. Band Day has been an annual event at UTC for the last eight years. “For us, this is a great recruiting tool. We want students to come have a ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/music-department-hosted-eighth-annual-band-day/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC attributes lower Student Loan Defaults to several initiatives http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/utc-attributes-lower-student-loan-defaults-several-initiatives/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/utc-attributes-lower-student-loan-defaults-several-initiatives/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:19:59 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12615 Partnership to Engage Students and Alumni for Better Student Loan Repayment Brings Results Chattanooga (November 14, 2014) –The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has lowered its three-year student loan cohort default rate.  The U.S. Department of Education uses the cohort default rate (CDR) to track default rates. This measurement is the percentage of cohorts (students entering repayment within the same year) who default on their loans. “We attribute UTC’s declining ]]> Partnership to Engage Students and Alumni for Better Student Loan Repayment Brings Results Chattanooga (November 14, 2014) –The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has lowered its three-year student loan cohort default rate.  The U.S. Department of Education uses the cohort default rate (CDR) to track default rates. This measurement is the percentage of cohorts (students entering repayment within the same year) who default on their loans. “We attribute UTC’s declining ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/utc-attributes-lower-student-loan-defaults-several-initiatives/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Business Student Success Center Honors Joseph F. Decosimo http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/college-business-student-success-center-named-honor-joseph-f-decosimo/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/college-business-student-success-center-named-honor-joseph-f-decosimo/#comments Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:13:31 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12609 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chancellor Steven Angle and Robert Dooley, Dean of the College of Business, announce the College’s Student Success Center will be named in honor of Chattanooga entrepreneur Joseph F. Decosimo. The Joseph F. Decosimo Student Success Center will provide the resources students need to plan their academic paths and tie those academic experiences to the business world. Through early engagement, individualized academic advising and career ]]> University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chancellor Steven Angle and Robert Dooley, Dean of the College of Business, announce the College’s Student Success Center will be named in honor of Chattanooga entrepreneur Joseph F. Decosimo. The Joseph F. Decosimo Student Success Center will provide the resources students need to plan their academic paths and tie those academic experiences to the business world. Through early engagement, individualized academic advising and career ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/11/college-business-student-success-center-named-honor-joseph-f-decosimo/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations