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UTC earns national Carnegie classification for community engagement

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has achieved the national designation of a 2015 Community Engagement University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UTC is one of only 361 campuses to currently hold the distinction. “We are honored that the Carnegie Foundation has recognized our campus with this national distinction. Strong partnerships between UTC and our community are critical to our success,” said UTC Chancellor Steven

Two UTC programs ranked among the best by U.S. News & World Report

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When U.S. News & World Report released the 2015-16 Best Online Programs, two programs at UTC made the list. The UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is ranked in the top ten Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs.  CECS offers a fully online Engineering Management graduate program and a variety of graduate online courses in Engineering and Computer Science.  The distinguishing characteristics of the UTC Online Graduate Engineering

UTC professor presents positive results of financial literacy class

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Dr. Christi Wann, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Finance, was an invited speaker in the first Dave Ramsey Collegiate Symposium. The symposium, hosted in Brentwood, Tennessee, was designed to show regional universities how Dave Ramsey and his team are working with leading colleges and universities to change students’ lives through financial literacy. Wann presented dramatic evidence supporting behavioral and learning outcomes from students who participated in UTC’s Personal Finance

New UTC residence hall will be integral piece of Vine Street development

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During the summer of 2015, ground will be broken for a new 600-bed residence hall to be built at the corner of Houston and Vine Streets.  Its doors will open onto Vine, a street ripe for development from Houston to Georgia Avenue.  The University, River City Company, and UNUM are working together to produce a thriving residential community with appealing retail establishments.  See the space, see the plans, and

Engineering students grow edible plants, fish, in aquaponics system

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People who live in developing countries sometimes don’t grow their food the old fashioned way.  Instead, their food comes donated in a great big fish tank–an aquaponics system where the fish feed the plants, and the humans harvest fruit, veggies, and fish. A group of UTC engineering students in a senior interdisciplinary design class successfully built a small scale freshwater automated aquaponics system with an innovative automated water changing

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