CK, Now! inspires elementary school students to attend college

Young Students Participating in College Knowledge Now

“CK, Now! was created because there are thousands of 4th and 5th graders in our region who will be the first in their family to go to college. After operating the PAWS project for nearly 8 years, we needed to be able to reach more children,” said Cole, Executive Director for Community Career Education.

UTC professor suggests ways to go green in your home

Research Day

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant For UTC professor of Interior Design, Catherine Kendall, MFA, ASID, IDEC NCIDQ, going green in the home doesn’t have to be complicated. “Going green is about the health impact on people and making conscience and responsible decisions of the products that we choose to use. Much of the public still thinks that the principle applied to these practices are out of reach

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Students teach environmental education lessons

Outdoor leadership class

Searching for salamanders and floating foam kayaks down a creek may sound more like playtime than school time, but UTC students enrolled in Dr. Andrew Bailey’s Outdoor Leadership Class offered local school children a connection between humans and the natural environment. As part of their coursework, Bailey’s class researched, planned, and delivered environmental education lessons at Red Bank Elementary and Skyukah Hall. Students planned lessons on erosion, pollution, hydrology,

Moc Speed, fast track to success for incoming freshmen

3 girls manning name badge table at Freshman Orientation

Moc Speed, an extended orientation three-day camp, will be offered July 31-August 2 at the Ocoee Retreat Center. Moc Speed is designed to introduce incoming freshman to leadership and academic skills to ensure that their first year at UTC is successful. Incoming freshman can sign up for Moc Speed during the orientation registration process. Students will learn what is expected in and out of the classroom, gain leadership skills,

Writing and Communication Center moves to the UTC Library

Student sitting down and studying in library

The new Writing and Communication Center is a place for “writers helping writers” no matter their ability levels. The Writing and Communication Center helps UTC faculty, staff, and especially students, both undergrads and graduate students, with all aspects of the writing process.

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