Monthly Archives: October 2016

Upcoming Opportunity: Beat Hunger 2016

Ah, it’s time!  Beat Hunger 2016 is heating up!  It’s finally getting chilly, and the insects are heading underground.  Don’t let the din of all of Chattanooga’s leaves falling on the same day confuse you… BEAT HUNGER is four weeks from tonight! The concert will be held ONLY ONCE this year, on Monday, November 21, at 7:30 in the Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Center.  Admission

Local Students attend first annual Allied Health Day

On Saturday, October 22nd students from local high schools attended the first annual Allied Health Day at UTC. Students were able to attend multiple sessions in the following disciplines: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Leisure Studies, Nursing, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Pre-Med, Chiropractic Medicine, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, and Sports Studies.  Presenters included UTC faculty and graduate students in addition to UTC graduates.  Presenters provided 30-minute hands-on demonstrations to

UTC Supports Haitian Educators

Every summer since 2012, Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste (Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance) presents annually at the Teachers’ Summer Institute (TSI). TSI is an internationally conference in Croix-des Bouquet, Haiti that provides Haitian teachers additional resources to be effective educators inside and outside of the classroom.  Dr. Howard-Baptiste has presented in the following areas: CPR and First Aid, Increasing Physical Activity in the Classroom, and

First Annual Heroes Run a Huge Success

On July 16th, over 1,500 runners and even more spectators participated in UTC’s first annual Chattanooga Heroes Run, in honor of the Chattanooga men who gave their lives on July 16, 2015. The five mile race began at the Naval Operational Support Center on Amnicola Hwy and ended at the UTC Challenge Center. The event was a huge success, and UTC is already looking forward to continuing the event

Developing Partnerships in Outdoor Recreation

In a recent interview Allison Hughes—Coordinator of Outdoors in the department of Campus Recreation—spoke of several existing and developing partnerships between UTC and various area organizations. She says the goal of these partnerships is to link students to their community and to help them understand that community in “the broader sense of the word.” She says her hope is that they will not only “broaden their environment, but bring

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