UTC News Releases http://blog.utc.edu/news Official news releases of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:30:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 News Digest http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141023/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141023/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:23:53 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?post_type=utcblogs_newsletter&p=12500 http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20141023/feed/ 0 University Relations Student groups offer valuable community service http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/student-groups-offer-valuable-community-service-2/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/student-groups-offer-valuable-community-service-2/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:24:56 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12484 The Lambda Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, and The Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity kicked off the inaugural Kans for a Kause Food Drive this month, to address the rising number of people within the region who struggle with hunger.  This student-led food drive continues in the UTC University Center each Monday until November 6, where everyone can contribute non-perishable food items.  All the ]]> The Lambda Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, and The Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity kicked off the inaugural Kans for a Kause Food Drive this month, to address the rising number of people within the region who struggle with hunger.  This student-led food drive continues in the UTC University Center each Monday until November 6, where everyone can contribute non-perishable food items.  All the ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/student-groups-offer-valuable-community-service-2/feed/ 1 University Relations University Relations SmartTeams Pilot Program to Implement Youth Sports Safety Best Practices http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/smartteams-pilot-program-implement-youth-sports-safety-best-practices/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/smartteams-pilot-program-implement-youth-sports-safety-best-practices/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:24:31 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12462 Community-centric approach pairs UTC with Hixson youth football teams to reduce children's risk of brain and sports injuries. ]]> Community-centric approach pairs UTC with Hixson youth football teams to reduce children's risk of brain and sports injuries. ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/smartteams-pilot-program-implement-youth-sports-safety-best-practices/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC alumna Dr. Stephanie Fraley researches drivers of cancer metastasis and sepsis http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/utc-alumna-dr-stephanie-fraley-researches-drivers-cancer-metastasis-sepsis/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/utc-alumna-dr-stephanie-fraley-researches-drivers-cancer-metastasis-sepsis/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:14:18 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12456 Dr. Stephanie Fraley topped her Chemical Engineering class. She uses the skills she learned at UTC as a professor of Bioengineering at UC San Diego. ]]> Dr. Stephanie Fraley topped her Chemical Engineering class. She uses the skills she learned at UTC as a professor of Bioengineering at UC San Diego. ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/utc-alumna-dr-stephanie-fraley-researches-drivers-cancer-metastasis-sepsis/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations Fall Visit Day presents all UTC has to offer in one place at one time http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/fall-visit-day-presents-utc-offer-one-place-one-time/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/fall-visit-day-presents-utc-offer-one-place-one-time/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:07:26 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12454 Fall Visit Day is an annual program that offers prospective students and their family members an opportunity to discover all The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has to offer. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the campus, visit residence halls, view displays on student organizations, hear about the college experience from current students, explore an academic fair, and hear information sessions. This year, the event will be held ]]> Fall Visit Day is an annual program that offers prospective students and their family members an opportunity to discover all The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has to offer. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the campus, visit residence halls, view displays on student organizations, hear about the college experience from current students, explore an academic fair, and hear information sessions. This year, the event will be held ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/fall-visit-day-presents-utc-offer-one-place-one-time/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations Interior Design students reimagine historic city buildings http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/interior-design-students-reimagine-historic-city-buildings/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/interior-design-students-reimagine-historic-city-buildings/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:06:33 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12489 In a partnership with Cornerstones, Inc., a non-profit historic preservation organization, students from the UTC Department of Interior Design worked with local architects and designers on plans to reimagine several historic downtown buildings. The project was part of the curriculum for Interior Design 4151, a senior level class. Two of the student winners—Meredith Feira and Hanna Durham—reimagined the Tadley Building, located on corner of Douglas Street and Martin Luther ]]> In a partnership with Cornerstones, Inc., a non-profit historic preservation organization, students from the UTC Department of Interior Design worked with local architects and designers on plans to reimagine several historic downtown buildings. The project was part of the curriculum for Interior Design 4151, a senior level class. Two of the student winners—Meredith Feira and Hanna Durham—reimagined the Tadley Building, located on corner of Douglas Street and Martin Luther ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/interior-design-students-reimagine-historic-city-buildings/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations Dr. Richard Brown honored by United Way of Greater Chattanooga http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/dr-richard-brown-honored-united-way-greater-chattanooga/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/dr-richard-brown-honored-united-way-greater-chattanooga/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:54:37 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12447 Dr. Richard Brown has always enjoyed volunteering with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga.  For the last 25 years, he has worked with United Way agencies, served on the allocations committee, chaired the education campaign for K-12 and higher education, and held a cabinet position for several campaigns.  For the last eight years, he has served on the United Way Board of Directors, and for ten years, he led ]]> Dr. Richard Brown has always enjoyed volunteering with the United Way of Greater Chattanooga.  For the last 25 years, he has worked with United Way agencies, served on the allocations committee, chaired the education campaign for K-12 and higher education, and held a cabinet position for several campaigns.  For the last eight years, he has served on the United Way Board of Directors, and for ten years, he led ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/dr-richard-brown-honored-united-way-greater-chattanooga/feed/ 1 University Relations University Relations Honors College hosts Homecoming Gala http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/honors-college-hosts-homecoming-gala/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/honors-college-hosts-homecoming-gala/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:43:21 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12444 The new Honors College hosted a Homecoming Gala on October 3 in celebration of 37 years of honors education at UTC, bringing together alumni of the Brock Scholars Program, the University Honors Program and University and community leaders for the unveiling of the Honors College itself.  Nearly 100 alumni, faculty, staff and guests enjoyed the event. Dr. Gregory O’Dea, director of the Brock Scholars Program, presented an overview of ]]> The new Honors College hosted a Homecoming Gala on October 3 in celebration of 37 years of honors education at UTC, bringing together alumni of the Brock Scholars Program, the University Honors Program and University and community leaders for the unveiling of the Honors College itself.  Nearly 100 alumni, faculty, staff and guests enjoyed the event. Dr. Gregory O’Dea, director of the Brock Scholars Program, presented an overview of ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/honors-college-hosts-homecoming-gala/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations “A Discussion of Health Justice in the Black Community” set for October 28 http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/discussion-health-justice-black-community-set-october-28/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/discussion-health-justice-black-community-set-october-28/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:06 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12441 Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompted a discussion among several student leaders at UTC, who exchanged their thoughts about what racism looks like in the 21st century.  Those discussions motivated the students to take action. The Black Issues Steering Committee began a speaker series this semester, to discuss issues in the black community “in an effort to deepen students’ knowledge ]]> Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompted a discussion among several student leaders at UTC, who exchanged their thoughts about what racism looks like in the 21st century.  Those discussions motivated the students to take action. The Black Issues Steering Committee began a speaker series this semester, to discuss issues in the black community “in an effort to deepen students’ knowledge ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/discussion-health-justice-black-community-set-october-28/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations Computer science and electrical engineering students participate in Maker Faire http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/computer-science-electrical-engineering-students-participate-maker-faire/ http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/computer-science-electrical-engineering-students-participate-maker-faire/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:32:22 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=12437 Dr. Craig Tanis and students took the blue and gold to “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on earth.” ]]> Dr. Craig Tanis and students took the blue and gold to “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on earth.” ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/10/computer-science-electrical-engineering-students-participate-maker-faire/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations