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Mocs Bass Anglers reel in a whopper, snag the win in final hour

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Lance Geren, an engineering major, and Robbie Moore, a business major, won the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional on Watts Barr Lake, part of the five-day BASSfest event. In addition to the winner’s trophy, Geren and Moore also received the Livingston Lures Leader award, worth $500 in Livingston products. The team will now begin preparing for the Carhartt College Series National

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Solomon Puryear learns on the job at WHBQ FOX13 in Memphis

Engineering major retains competitive fellowship Solomon C. Puryear is learning all about the television industry while he earns a degree in engineering management technology at UTC. Puryear was a senior at Germantown High School in Memphis when he and his family read a blog that mentioned a fellowship with Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media.  Beginning as a rising college freshman, successful candidates can earn a

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ThinkAchieve course offers experiential learning in San Salvador, Bahamas

Leah Keith-Houle’s Red Bank High School students are learning to map with a purpose. Unlike most mappers who are white males between 30-45 years old, Keith-Houle’s students are often young black women and men who are 16 years old. They tested their skills when they formed a Humanitarian Outreach Team (HOT) for OpenStreetMap (OSM). With this open source program, they’ve mapped Padang, Indonesia, for tsunami preparedness and Washington, Illinois, for tornado first responders.

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Mocs named Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American

Mocs Football Helmet on Field

Senior defensive end Davis Tull, senior tight end Faysal Shafaat and senior defensive tackle Derrick Lott were named to the 2014 The Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-America Team, marking the second year in a row that the Mocs had three preseason selections.

Sigma Kappa at UTC wins prestigious national award

Sigma Kappa Receives Award

Sigma Kappa at UTC was recently recognized as one of two chapters in the nation to achieve the highest ranking on the sorority’s Standards of Excellence. UTC’s Theta Phi chapter was awarded three stars for the highest level of achievement in academic performance, leadership, enhancement, skill development, and a variety of other aspects.