UTC Theatre offers “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark”

Vera Stark stage performers

Vera Stark, an African-American Vaudeville actor, lives with her friends in Hollywood in the 1930s. Life is a struggle as she takes demeaning bit parts in hopes of creating a name for herself. Vera ends up a legend, whose life is filled with mystery. Biting comedy ensues when she is cast as a slave in an epic antebellum movie. Scenes from the movie become part of the play as

UTC breaks ground on new housing complex

UTC new housing rendering

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga broke ground on a new 600-bed housing complex. The facility is projected to open in fall 2018 with an estimated cost of $70 million. The 231,959-square-foot facility on the west side of campus will also include a bookstore outlet, a dining facility, and a demonstration kitchen to help students transition to apartment living. The structure will also bring 648 new parking spaces for

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UTC honors veterans with several events


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga held several events to honor our veterans. A Green Zone Ally Appreciation Lunch was held to show appreciation for faculty and staff who have taken special training to be advocates for student veterans. The City of Chattanooga continued its tradition of honoring our veterans by raising American flags across the Veterans Bridge in the name of those who have served. Last spring a

Bonfire 2015 fired up Mocs spirit


This year’s bonfire drew a huge and enthusiastic crowd of Mocs fans.

November, a Month of Music at UTC

detail photo of trumpeters' hands on the instrument

The Music Department has a sundry of concerts and events, from the smooth jazz of Jack Segal and Marvin Fisher’s “When Sunny Gets Blue” to the stirring harmonies of Kurt Bestor’s “Prayer of the Children.”