Eleven UTC students in the upper level cross-disciplinary course Tropical Island Ecology and Geology conducted research in San Salvador last summer, where they examined coral and algae living on natural reefs and compared them to those living on artificial reefs, such as sunken ships. Dr. Ann Holmes, Assistant Professor of Geology, and Dawn Ford, Adjunct Professor in Biological and Environmental Sciences, added a new layer of learning for these students by earning the designation of the pilot ThinkAchieve Experiential Learning class.
The UTC Department of History, with the support of the UTC Speakers & Special Events Committee and the UTC ThinkAchieve program, announces two upcoming lectures this week by two noted Classical archaeologists.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. Of the 5,000 public and private schools in the United States, only 100 were selected for this designation, the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “UTC has a long history of service-learning—it’s the Chattanooga way and part of…
When UTC earned reaccreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in 2011, the University began a five-year Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) focusing on closing the gaps between student and faculty perceptions of higher-level thinking skills in the classroom.