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Fall 2021 Newsletter

Accomplishments Elizabeth Johnson, Director of the Center for Academic Support and Advisement, and Kayla McAuliffee, Assistant Director of Advising, won the EMSA Brilliance Award for September. Stormy Sims, Academic Advisor, nominated them for their hard work on the new Academic and Career Exploration cohort. The Mocs Box, a direct mail package designed for New Student Orientation, won Best of Category for Cartons and Containers in the 2021 Printing Industry

Summer 2021 Newsletter

Accomplishments Thanks to the hard work of the Office of Veteran Student Services, UTC was selected as one of the nation’s 30 Best for Vets colleges by the Military Times. UTC was also the highest-ranked university in Tennessee. Danny Grzesik, Director of Leadership Development and Programs for the Center for Career and Leadership Development, recently graduated from Leadership Chattanooga, a 10-month leadership development program presented by the Chattanooga Area

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Division Accomplishments The Facilities team in Housing and Residence Life were the first recipients of the EMSA Brilliant Award, a division-wide honor recognizing exceptional work. Patrice Stargell, Sharon Lindsey, Shanon Boyd, Terry Dallas, Jerry Fox, Keshuntay Dillard, Gwendolyn Thomas and Juliet Watkins were recognized for their dedication to their on-campus work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Multiple EMSA offices and departments took a leading role in introducing Cohort 2025. Starting

Fall 2020 Newsletter

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships hosted five FAFSA Friday events in October. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the office pivoted and offered this year’s events through Zoom. For several hours every Friday in October, staff members met with students and their families to answer questions and offer advice for completing the FAFSA. University Health Services (UHS) continues to serve at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic by

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Letter from Dr. Freeman As we gear up for the fall semester, I wanted to take the time to thank everyone for their hard work this summer. Navigating the challenges of a pandemic isn’t easy, and I am grateful for each of you for stepping up and doing your best to serve our students during this time. There are more challenges ahead, but I have faith in the expertise,

Spring 2020 E-Newsletter

Letter from Dr. Freeman This past spring semester was unlike any we’ve had in the 25 years I’ve worked at UTC. These past few months have challenged our division like nothing we’ve ever seen before, and now, more than ever, I am immensely proud of our team. You never lost sight of our division’s mission and goals as you continued to provide support and services to the campus community

Fall 2019 E-Newsletter

Case Study to be Published A case study by Laura Petrus and Emelia Dunston from the Office of Student and Family Engagement will be included in the second edition of the book, Maybe I Should . . . Case Studies on Ethics for Student Affairs Professionals. Scheduled to be released on December 2 by Lexington Books, their case study is titled “Inappropriate Use of Influence.” Presentation at Student Affairs

Summer 2019 E-Newsletter

First Generation Student Success In recognition of the University’s commitment to improved experiences and outcomes for first-generation college students, UTC was selected for the inaugural cohort of U.S. universities by the Center for First-generation Student Success. The Center for Women and Gender Equity The Center increased attendance for their programs by 210% and achieved 91% of the intended outcomes for the 2018-2019 academic year. Launching Smoke Free UTC In

Spring 2019 E-Newsletter

Introducing Our Division Newsletter Welcome to the first issue of the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (EMSA) newsletter. As you can see, many great things are happening in our division. Let’s celebrate in each other’s successes and continue to work together brilliantly. Sincerely, Yancy Freeman, Ph.D. Office of Strategic Enrollment Technology Tonia Martin and Chuck Nalley, Director and Assistant Director, attended the 2019 CampusInsight conference in Orlando,

EMSA E-Newsletter