A degu, a small mammal found only in Chile, is bringing together the Chattanooga community. In partnership with the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy (CGLA), the Chattanooga Zoo, and local TV station WTCI, the University is creating a collaborative educational outreach program to inform students and the community about this little known animal.
Playing video games may sound like something students do when they are procrastinating, but for students in Dr. Aldo McLean’s class, the games were an integral part of a class experiment.
By Megan Davis, University Relations Intern Dr. Will Sutton, Dean of College of Engineering and Computer Science, challenged student organizations in the College of Engineering and Computer Science to engage in community service projects that directly impact citizens in Chattanooga. The student chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) responded and volunteered for Habitat for Humanity.
By Chatrice Barnes, University Relations Intern There’s nothing like going to a UTC pep rally or sporting event and seeing the iconic Mocs Express Train filled with giveaways, music and fun. The train has been in the UTC family for three years, and it needed a little special attention. A group of UTC engineering students came to the rescue!
For several UTC engineering students, helping others also meant helping themselves. Creating a bridge and colorful mural for pre-kindergarten (pre-k) students at Blythe Bower Elementary School in Cleveland, Tennessee gave the engineering students new skills and a new perspective.