MPA alumna featured in national APA publication

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Jenny Park ’11 was recently featured in a national publication by the American Planning Association (APA).  The article “New Planners on the Block” describes Park’s interesting approach to establish more public transportation resources in the Chattanooga area.    She explains in the AMA article. The Master of Public Administration (MPA) alumna was working as a senior planner at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency when the article was published in

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Twenty Years to Life

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Dr. David Ross recently provided expert testimony in a case in Missouri that led to freedom for a man who had been charged with murder and imprisoned for twenty years.  Ross, UC Foundation Professor in the Department of Psychology at UTC, was assisted by graduate students Joe Jones and Dominick Adkinson.  The story was covered in Tennessee Alumnus.

Kuwaiti student reenrolls at UTC to pursue MBA online

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Mervat Haroun has had a dream of completing her MBA at UTC since the 1990s. Now, thanks to the online MBA program, she has that opportunity. Haroun lived in Kuwait until the Iraqi invasion by Saddam Hussein in 1990. With the help of the U.S. State Department, she and her family fled the country for the safety of daughter, Sarah, who was later born in Martin, Tennessee, and was

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Alumna Kim White speaks to hundreds of business students at entrepreneurial forum

Kim White ’82 was the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Clarence E. Harris Entrepreneurial Forum, presented by the UTC College of Business.  The President and CEO of River City Company and proud alumna of UTC told the students she left Chattanooga for more than 20 years, but she is glad to be back. “One of the first things I did when I moved back to Chattanooga was to

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Two doctoral nursing graduates inspire others with stories of perseverance

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Two women who received the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in the UTC December commencement ceremony have unique stories of perseverance—one was 15 years old when she came to the United States from Egypt so that her family could pursue career opportunities and gain religious freedom.  Another was a rebellious young woman who spent a lot of time completing in-school suspensions. Marian Morgan was a “social butterfly” while she

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