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Children are not the only ones who enjoy Challenger STEM Learning Center

Young students who enjoy the fun of a mission at the UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center will always remember their responsibilities in space or as a member of mission control. The new director of the facility says the fun isn’t just for children; businesses can explore a new level of trust among coworkers with teambuilding exercises.

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New director named at Challenger STEM Learning Center

Perry Storey has been named the new director of the Challenger STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Learning Center at UTC.

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Challenger Center bestows awards

Just before she handed the George H.W. Bush Award to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Dr. June Scobee Rodgers told the crowd gathered for the Challenger Center for Space Science Education (Challenger Center) conference at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, “This is an eagle and we are the wind beneath her wings.”

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UTC’s Challenger Center receives a new name

UTC’s Challenger Learning and Teaching Center has a new name. Dr. Richard G. Rhoda, Executive Director of Tennessee’s Higher Education Commission (THEC) recently approved a name change from the Challenger Learning and Teaching Center to the Challenger STEM Learning Center. Dr. Phil Oldham, UTC provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, requested the name change and official recognition to ensure a greater statewide understanding of the role that the

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