A new initiative at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga created to prepare students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM education) for secondary teaching careers will receive nearly $1.8 million from the State of Tennessee.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will hold a Taste of Diversity event on Friday, October 1, from 11-2 p.m. in the Student Park on the UTC campus.
“‘If we only had the money’ are the words often used to begin a conversation about improvements needed at the University,” said Brenda Lawson, co-chair of the UT Campaign for Tennessee. She provided a campaign update for a UTC audience last week. “Time to Achieve,” UTC’s fundraising component of the UT system’s Campaign for Tennessee, is making good progress toward its $65 million goal.
Students from seven local high schools recently worked with construction and engineering professionals to learn what it takes to be successful in this challenging and growing industry. UTC’s Construction Management Program hosts the ACE Program in Chattanooga, a member of a national network dedicated to career direction for students in architecture, construction, and engineering. “We are really proud of being a part of this organization,” said Dr. Nesli Alp,…