Monthly Archives: August 2017

Engineering Management & Technology Hosts PechaKucha Featuring Local Professional Organizations

On April 13, the department of Engineering Management & Technology hosted a PechaKucha night to help students network with local professional organizations that can provide resources and career opportunities. Students from the Engineering Management Club (EMClub) and Dr. Aldo McLean, assistant professor and faculty adviser, planned and coordinated the event. PechaKucha 20×20: A simple presentation format in which presenters show 20 images for 20 seconds each, giving them a

Thanks and Well Wishes to Kirby Johnson

Kirby Johnson, CECS’ Development Officer, accepted a new position earlier this summer.  As the College’s primary friend and fund raiser, Kirby assisted with a wide range of tasks including expanding alumni involvement, improving codification of the CECS Scholarship Program, and fostering monetary and in-kind gifts.  Her hard work over the past eighteen months on behalf of the College is appreciated by our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Caleb

CECS Construction Management, UTC Interior Design, UTK Partnership benefits students and the Bozentown Community

The College’s Engineering Technology Management: Construction Management students and faculty have partnered with UTC Interior Design Program, UT Knoxville’s School of Architecture, the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners (TBAEE), and First Baptist Church of Bozentown to establish a community design studio.  The Living Studio was established within the church’s facilities located on Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, and will serve the community as a resource to assist area citizen

An alumnus’ journey from UTC to Vietnam to the corporate suite

The UC Class of 1967 50th Reunion is October 6-7, 2017. Help us spread the word. Visit for weekend details. Alumni profile: Tom Kline, ’66 A lot can change in 50 years. Man takes the first steps on the moon. The World Wide Web emerges, taking others virtually on a remote visit to the moon and places around the globe. In that same time, a lot can change

Racing Mocs’ Successful Competitions

The CECS Racing Mocs Baja Competition Team had a great year! During the spring and summer months, the team competed in two international competitive events sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).  The SAE Collegiate Design Series tasks students to design and build a single-seat, all-terrain, sporting vehicle.  The vehicle is to serve as a prototype for a reliable, maintainable, ergonomic, and fuel efficient vehicle which serves a

Fall Welcome Activities

CECS Hosts Second Annual SQL Saturday

In July, CECS once again hosted  SQL Saturday – a day-long training event designed for server professionals to learn about innovations in the use of Structure Query Language. Widely used in managing database systems, SQL is an essential tool in both public and private sectors. CECS was pleased to join local and regional partners in both sponsoring and hosting the event. SQL Saturday was coordinated by CECS Computer Science

CECS Welcomes Nine New Faculty Members

Beginning this fall term, CECS students will work and learn alongside nine new faculty members who joined the College on August 1. In response to enrollment growth and the College’s commitment to teaching and applied research,  new faculty positions will enhance student learning experience and faculty expertise. The faces of some of the nine folks are familiar, while others will be new to our students.  Earlier this month the

Fall 2017 Important Dates

Fall 2017 August 21 – Classes begin, 5:00 PM August 23 – STEM Your Curiosity, Heritage Plaza, Chamberlain Field August 27 – Last day to Register Faculty Forum – September 29 – 3 p.m. – Maytag September 4 – Labor Day (Holiday) September 6 – Get on Board Day September 22 – Dr. Paul McConnaughey from NASA, 11am, SimCenter Auditorium (CECS Speaker Series) October 2 – Mid-Term Grades begin

CECS’ Summer Educational Outreach Initiatives

The Summer of 2017 was a busy and productive period for the College.  In support of the University’s community service mission, CECS welcomed partnerships with several educational programs open to students and middle and high school educators, during the months of June – August. In hosting a National Science Foundation Camp, the annual Gear Up Program, and Project Lead the Way, the College was able to share information about