Professor assists World Bank with international policy issues

Irina Khmelko

For a woman who speaks seven languages, it makes sense that Dr. Irina Khmelko, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management, is interested in international politics. She’s putting her expertise to good use by serving on a committee for World Bank, a United Nations international financial institution focused on ending global poverty and boosting shared prosperity. The five-member committee includes Khmelko, another university professor,

Retired UTC biology professor provides testimony in Chattanooga murder trial

Law and Justice

Testimony provided by retired UTC biology professor Dr. Gene Van Horn assisted in the murder conviction of Adolphus Hollingsworth for the death of his wife, Victoria, in 1997. The case was tried before Criminal Court Judge Rebecca Stern.

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Be a part of Elect Her—Campus Women Win

Melissa Richmond

Elect Her–Campus Women Win is the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. Elect Her is a collaboration between the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start. It addresses the need to encourage women to run for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap.

Thaddeus Johnson honored by SGA


In a loving gesture, UTC student Natasha Johnson, who is working on her Ed.D. in Learning and Leadership, nominated her husband Thaddeus to become SGA Student of the Month.

Spring Career Fair featured 100 exhibitors

Career Day Spring 2015

The Spring Career Fair, which took place on February 4, was the biggest one since before the U.S. economic recession, hosting 100 exhibitors on campus to talk to students about full time and part time positions, internships, and graduate school opportunities.