Alumna Jean Lawrence, a 2010 political science graduate, was invited to attend the first National Summit on Disability Policy: Living, Learning & Earning, in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by the National Council on Disability and marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) becoming law. “There was so much learned and so much celebrated. I was able to speak with many people in the…
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This year Alumni Board of Directors took the theme “Advocacy for the University” to their companies, their communities, and the people they came in contact with every day, according to Mike Purcell, outgoing Alumni Board of Directors President.
Chemistry department faculty and summer undergraduate research students at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga collected clothes for flood relief in Nashville. Desiree Benefield, a graduate student at Vanderbilt and a 2009 graduate of UTC’s Chemistry Department, will take the supplies to a shelter in Nashville.
The University’s newest Distinguished Alumnus wanted to become a police officer when he was a boy. J. Michael Pearson achieved his dream and much more. In the Secret Service, he protected the Queen of England, Pope John Paul, and President George H. W. Bush and his work took him to 26 foreign countries. Today, there are greater demands for his skills–he oversees the development of new technologies for Homeland…
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J. Michael Pearson ’77,’79, was named UTC Distinguished Alumnus for his accomplishments and career achievements and Gordon Davenport, Jr., received the Outstanding Service Award for significant contributions to the community and society at the 2010 Legends and Leaders Awards Banquet.