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Building Bridges to Post-Secondary Success

  —By Sarah Webb Just after 9:30 A.M. on a humid May morning, more than 100 prospective college students crowded into the Card Auditorium in the Engineering, Math, and Computer Science Building on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) campus. But unlike the typical campus tour groups of high school students and their parents, these students arrived on school buses from their elementary school classrooms. These 5th graders

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PAWS provides elementary students with the knowledge of college

In the last six years more than more than 500 student mentors from UTC have volunteered to help fourth and fifth graders at Brown Academy get excited about going to college. Postsecondary Awareness With Success (PAWS) is making a difference.

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Faculty, staff receive grants

Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education received $3000 from Hamilton County DoE, and Dr. John McCormack, Station Manager of WUTC, attracted $137,999 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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