After Melissa Mitchell graduated with good grades from Marion County High School in 1997, she knew she had the potential for a four-year academic degree but admits to a lack of motivation. A meeting with Cathy Brown of the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) changed her mind.
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The Center for Community Career Education (CCCE) at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga honored John Goetz, Legislative Aide for US Senator Bob Corker, with the Gail Shulimson Founder’s Award. Goetz, a UTC alumnus, is the second recipient of the award, named in honor of the woman who spent 25 years at UTC establishing what would become the CCCE, a non-profit career and educational training center.
Two UTC faculty and staff members recently receive external funding. Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education (CCCE), received $3,000 from the Hamilton County Department of Education to continue a mentoring program for area students. Ms. Cole and the CCCE team, with the assistance of UTC student mentors, will provide an after school enrichment program and classes on literacy and math skills for students at Brown…
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