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2014-15 FYRE book selected

The Postmortal by Drew Magary has been chosen by the First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) committee as the FYRE book for 2014-2015. FYRE introduces students to the academic and intellectual culture of university life. It nurtures the belief that reading is an integral part of the university experience.

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Convocation 2013 explores ‘This I Believe’

UTC’s Convocation 2013 will be held on September 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend this free event. A reception will follow in the Fine Arts Center lobby. To watch Convocation live, go here.

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New FYRE book chosen for 2013-14

Based on the National Public Radio series, This I Believe is a collection of short essays by eighty Americans—the famous to the not-so-widely known—on highly divergent personal beliefs.

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Author Warren St. John to speak at Convocation 2012

Warren St. John, author of Outcasts United, will be the guest speaker at Convocation 2012 on September 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall. 

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Update: FYRE committee selects Outcasts United

The secret is out!  From more than 50 entries, Outcasts United by Warren St. John was the book chosen for the 2012 First Year Reading Experience (FYRE).  It’s a book the entire UTC campus can read and experience the true story of a soccer team of refugee teenage boys coached by a Jordanian-born woman in Clarkston, a small town outside Atlanta, Georgia.

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