Check out some recent news from UTC Department of History students and alumni.
2020 graduate Okland Scott on why she chose history, the value of a UTC history degree, and the courses and professors that prepared her for graduate school and beyond.
History students may be interested in applying for one of these positions at State and National Parks.
UTC History Department Head and UC Foundation Associate Professor Michael Thompson and UTC senior and History Minor Nate Collyer wrote a three-part series that was published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press on the History Department’s work to commemorate the history of Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga.
A blog post authored by Okland Scott, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Fall 2019.
A blog post by Britany Green, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Spring 2019.
A blog post authored by Sara Matthews, an intern in the Library’s Special Collections unit from the UTC Department of History in Spring 2018.
UTC History students and interns are taking a hands-on approach to learning history — they’re preserving history.
Every semester UTC History majors and minors have the opportunity to participate in a variety of internships that take history beyond the classroom. In HIST 4920: Internships in History, students can earn academic credit while interning at some of the region’s outstanding historical and community institutions.
The Department of History invites all majors and minors to join a UTC Internships Information Session on September 28 at 2:00 pm in the Southern Writers Room (UTC Library).
UTC History Department interns are working with world-renowned artist Meg Saligman to create a monumental mural in Chattanooga’s MLK District.