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Week of April 15, 2019

PLEASE NOTE:  Next Monday’s Scrappy Newsletter will be the final one sent to students for the Spring 2019 Semester.  If you would like to have your events and/or announcements featured in next week’s Scrappy Newsletter, please click HERE and complete the submission form. All submissions are due Friday by 12:00pm.


Campus Events

Monday, April 15, 2019
Study Abroad 101 – 10:00am, UC Ocoee Room (INFO)
Spring Cleaning: Clothing Swap – 11:00am, Chamberlain Field (INFO)
Cross Stitch N’ Bitch – 12:00pm, Center for Women & Gender Equity – UC 351 (INFO)
International Tea Time – 3:15pm, EMCS 4th Floor (INFO)
Learn a Latin Dance – Salsa Edition – 7:00pm, West Campus Activity Room (INFO)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Hope’s Free Tuesday Lunch (Hope House) – 11:30am, 808 Vine Street (INFO)
Free Popsicles & Yard Games (Baptist Collegiate Ministries) – 12:30pm, Chamberlain Field (INFO)
Dinner & Devo (Christian Student Center) – 6:30pm, 609 Houston Street (INFO)
The Well (Baptist Collegiate Ministries) – 7:00pm, 540 Vine Street (INFO)
Step Up Training – 8:00pm, Derthick 101 (INFO)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
$2 Lunch (Baptist Collegiate Ministries) – 11:00am, 540 Vine Street (INFO)
Panhellenic General Body Meeting – 2:00pm, UC Signal Mountain Room (INFO)
Study Abroad 102 – 2:00pm, UC Ocoee Room (INFO)
Workshop Wednesdays – 3:00pm, UTC Library, Room 207 (INFO)
Arbor Day Celebration – 3:30pm, UTC Teaching Garden – Engel Stadium (INFO)
SGA Blue & Gold Awards – 6:00pm, UC Tennessee Room (INFO)
The Table: Voices from the Margin (Hope House) – 6:00pm, 808 Vine Street (INFO)
Club Sports Awards Banquet – 8:00pm, UC Chattanooga Room (INFO)


Announcements & Deadlines

Accepting a Limited Number Applications NOW for the Summer 2019 RCOB International Business Experience Course in Mexico
The RCOB International Programs office is accepting a LIMITED NUMBER of applications for the RCOB IBE Course: Doing Business in Mexico and Mexican Culture SU19. The course is open to all undergraduate majors with a junior standing and graduate students in any program. No prior business coursework required and no foreign language knowledge needed. Visit our departmental webpage for more information about as well as locate the application for the course – utc.edu/cob-international. To be considered for this course, submit your completed application IMMEDIATELY before all spaces are filled!

First-Year and Senior Students: Let Your Voice Be Heard – Take the NSSE Survey
Attention First-Year and Senior Students: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wants to improve your educational experience, and you can help by completing the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). This national survey gives UTC a comprehensive picture of how extensively our students are actively engaged, academically and socially, within our community. Results from this survey provide critical information that helps UTC improve our students’ success.  Check your email to use the link in the invitation from NSSE or log into Blackboard and use the link provided there.  This is a great opportunity to provide feedback about your experience and help us make UTC the best it can be! Please respond before the survey closes on May 15.

Accepting Applications for SP20 Balkans RCOB International Business Experience Course
The RCOB International Programs office is currently accepting applications for the RCOB IBE Course: Doing Business in the Balkans – SP20. The course will focus on creating an understanding of the economic, political, cultural, and social factors in the Balkans. It is open to all undergraduate majors with a junior standing and graduate students in any program. No prior business coursework required and no foreign language knowledge needed. Visit our departmental webpage for more information about the course and to locate the course application – utc.edu/cob-international. Submit your application now!

Join the Singing Mocs!
The UTC Choral Department announces the return of the Singing Mocs starting in Fall 2019! The ensemble is devoted to choral singing in a variety of contemporary styles, and we are seeking interested students from across campus. Auditions will be held Monday, April 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and from 5:00-8:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Dr. Alison Allerton at Alison-Allerton@utc.edu to schedule your audition or ask questions. The Singing Mocs will meet Tuesday and Thursday at 3:05 p.m. and can be taken for 1 or 0 credits.

Accepting Applications for SP20 Germany RCOB International Business Experience Course
The RCOB International Business Experience Course: Doing Business in Germany and German Culture – SP20 is open to all undergraduate majors with a junior standing and graduate students in any program. No prior business coursework is required and no German language knowledge needed. Visit our departmental webpage for more information about the course and to locate the course application – utc.edu/cob-international.

ReSEARCH Dialogues – Feedback Requested!
Thanks to everyone who participated in or contributed to the success of ReSEARCH Dialogues 2019!  Our goal is to make the event better each year!  Please take a moment to help us by completing this brief survey: https://utk.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2mbHOC6bd6Zw1sp.

Survey responses will be used only for internal review and improvement.  If you’d like to provide additional feedback beyond the survey, please feel free to email the ReSEARCH Dialogues Team at researchdialogues@utc.edu.

Priority Deadline for Applications for FA19 South Africa RCOB International Business Experience Course – Friday, April 26
The RCOB’s International Business Experience Course: Cross Culture Management in South Africa FA19 is open to all undergraduate majors with a junior standing and graduate students in any program. No prior business coursework required and no foreign language knowledge needed. Visit our departmental webpage for more information about the course and to locate the course application – utc.edu/cob-international.  Applications are being accepted now!  The priority deadline for the FA19 South Africa course applications is Friday, April 26th!

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