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UTC kicks off year with enrollment growth and national recognition

UTC kicks off year with enrollment growth, record freshman profile, and national recognition in U.S. News and World Report’s annual college rankings.

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VEP Graduate on What Makes the Program a Success

Mark Kidwell, veteran entrepreneur, launches social media firm to reach younger generations through technology.

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Concert raises funds for UTC Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Nashville-based band Here Come the Mummies brought their own special brand of funk to historic Engel Stadium for the second annual American Dream Concert. The event raised more than $6,000 for the Engel Foundation and the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Business.

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Executive order establishes Mayor’s Task Force to end chronic veterans’ homelessness

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Council Chairman Chip Henderson came to campus to meet with members of the UTC Student Veterans Organization and UTC faculty members who served in the military to discuss the issues veterans face during service and upon their return home.

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Veterans Entrepreneurship Program changes lives

After Beau Sidell spent four years in the U.S. Air Force, she became a dental hygienist, and followed up with two years of pre-med classes. She became interested in alternative medicine, and it has inspired her to begin her own business—a non-profit organization called Wild Mane Ranch, where veterans will help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to learn eco-friendly, sustainable skills and alternative therapies.

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