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Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Bob Swansbrough

The new head of the UTC Department of Political Science, Public Administration and Nonprofit Management never had the opportunity to meet the late Dr. Bob Swansbrough, but she perfectly described the longtime UTC professor of political science and administrator at a recent gathering of friends and colleagues.

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Professor’s research affects highest level on Ukraine government

Dr. Irina Khmelko grew up under communist control in Kiev, Ukraine, and faced persecution just for sneaking to attend church. Khmelko is now assisting her native country in forming a more democratic government by partnering with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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PAMN students meet and network with local professionals

Putting into practice the motto “we care,” students from the UTC Political Science, Public Administration and Nonprofit Management (PAMN) program graduate and often go on to work at area non-profit organizations, including the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, Boy Scouts of America, and the Tennessee Aquarium. During the program’s annual meeting, current students participated in a networking session with alumni, gaining advice and insight about non-profit careers.

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Lecture: “Desegregating College Football in the Jim Crow South, 1945-1975”

The desegregation of college football affected more than just the players on the field. In his lecture, titled  “Desegregating College Football in the Jim Crow South, 1945-1975,” Dr. Zeb Baker, Visiting Professor of History at Georgia Southern University, tells the story of how it affected all of campus life. His lecture takes place on Thursday, March 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the

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University remembers the life of Dr. Robert Swansbrough

Dr. Robert (Bob) Swansbrough, longtime professor of political science and administrator at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has died. Swansbrough has served as the Associate Dean of The College of Arts and Sciences since 1992 and earlier served as assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1990-92. He was named head of the Department of Political Science at UTC from 1981-1991. The funeral service has

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