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Tom Losh becomes new Alumni Board of Directors President

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.

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Chemistry faculty and students provide flood relief

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.

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Pearson named UTC Distinguised Alumnus

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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Legends and Leaders honored

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.

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Jayne Holder, UTC alumnae, honored as Women of Distinction

Jayne Holder, director of UTC Alumni Affairs, was among several UTC alumnae honored at the 25th Annual Women of Distinction awards luncheon, which benefits the American Lung Association of Tennessee and its mission to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.  This annual event is a Chattanooga tradition created to honor accomplished women who have distinguished themselves within their family, career, and community. Holder is past president of the

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