UTC Hosts “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” 2015 Physical Therapy Forum

Physical Therapy Forum

Concussion is the most common type of traumatic brain injury, and while they are often caused by a blow to the head, they can also occur when the head and upper body are violently shaken. Concussion as a result of contact sports has been a hot issue in the media, but concussions can also be caused by car and bicycle accidents, work-related injuries, falls, fighting, and other indirect head trauma. These were just a few of the topics discussed at the 2015 Physical Therapy Forum “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” in the UTC University Center.

Black History Month at UTC

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Each February, UTC celebrates Black History Month. The public is welcome to attend these events.

Higher education agreements with institution in China encourage collaboration

China Delegates at UTC

Two agreements established between The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Shanghai Institute of Technology will allow academic and collaborative opportunities for students and faculties across both campuses as well as a specific agreement for the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science. “The goals of this endeavor were to grow the graduate school at UTC and increase the presence of international students,” said Dr. Randy Walker, Interim Dean

Common reading program Read2Achieve selects The Circle

UTC’s common reading program has a new brand and a fresh invitation for the entire campus to read the same book.  Read2Achieve, formerly known as the First Year Reading Experience or FYRE, will bring first year students together by reading the same book during the summer months.  Faculty and staff will also be encouraged to read the book and initiate book clubs during spring semester 2015. “The original name

UTC alumna becomes 2015 president of world’s largest scientific society

Diane Grob Schmidt

Dr. Diane Grob Schmidt ’67, a retired chemist from Procter & Gamble, is leading the American Chemical Society (ACS) as president in 2015. Schmidt, a UTC chemistry graduate, was named the 1995 UTC Distinguished Alumni Award winner.

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