Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards announced


The newly established Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards funds to deserving faculty for professional development.

Of the 41 proposals received in summer 2014, seven faculty members earned awards—selected tenured or tenure track faculty who are promoting “innovative or creative research and engagement or advancement of an academic discipline.”

Department of Interior Design creates new senior design space

Student in Interior Design

Room 408 in Hunter Hall got a makeover! The senior design studio has been updated with workstations that allow students to collaborate more easily. Each student has a dedicated desk for the year. Each desk, custom made by local artists David Crewe and Bryan Strickland of Area 61, has a large surface for the study of construction documents, a large-scale monitor to connect their laptops to for the creation

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Engineering students help local entrepreneur redesign product


UTC engineering students Jacob Keller, Nick Pippenger, Jason Berghorn helped a local entrepreneur redesign his mood lighting product for mass production as a part of a class project. The students’ client had been crafting decorative oil lamps from used wine bottles. When the client decided to produce his product in bulk, he found that he had trouble with insurance companies because his design featured an open flame. That’s when

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Chris Stuart honored with model ship dedication

Model Ship

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Christopher Stuart were recently honored with the dedication of model ships created by Frank Hill, a longtime lover of UTC. Hill has been associated with the University for forty seven years; thirty five years as an adjunct professor and twelve years as a student, auditing classes primarily in the humanities.

University Relations marketing projects earn multiple awards in statewide competition

TCPRA Awards Plaques

The UTC University Relations Office was recognized with seven awards in the 2013 Tennessee College Public Relations Association Awards. Recognized with Gold Awards were: “We Shall Achieve” print ad series “800” Jim Foster billboard “Venture” newsletter for College of Business Winning a Silver Award was the Undergraduate Admissions Search Piece. Earning Bronze Awards were: 2013 Homecoming promotional package Truman Scholar News Announcement January 2014 issue of Chattanooga Today “These