Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Council hosted a UTC mock presidential debate. Communications Department Fellow in Residence and former CNN White House Correspondent Dan Lothian provided critiques and insights to the students turned presidential hopefuls after their public performance.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Communication has received a vote to fully reaccredit the program by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).
The University’s student newspaper may be more than 100 years old, but that doesn’t stop editors from innovating and trying new things. In an effort to meet the need of the Chattanooga area’s growing Spanish-speaking population and provide learning opportunities for students, The University Echo editors now publish an online edition of the newspaper in Spanish.
The first time award-winning photojournalist Billy Weeks ’84 flew to Central America, he was on assignment for the U.S. military in 1999. He was bound for El Salvador, where American troops were helping to rebuild schools and buildings in the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch.
Renovation in the Metro Annex features a new UTC TV Studio with a teaching lab and video editing bays. It’s where students produce “Mocs News.” Watch the video below to hear UTC student Bria Craig describe the new space.