Contribute to the Townsend Travel Fund

Many of you have asked how you might meaningfully memorialize Dr. Gavin Townsend, Professor of Art History and former honors director, who recently passed away after a brief illness. The family requests that donations be made to the Gavin Townsend Travel Fund, which will support study travel for honors students with financial need.

Donations can be made online at http://give.utc.edu/townsend, or by sending checks payable to the UC Foundation. In the memo section of your check please put Gavin Townsend Memorial Travel Fund and mail to Development and Alumni Affairs at 615 McCallie Ave Dept. 6806, Chattanooga, TN 37403.


Honors Students Advocate for Scholars at Risk

Dr. Jessica Auchter’s honors seminar advocates for scholars and journalists at risk in foreign countries. Read more about it in the Chattanooga Times Free Press!


Honors College Students Win Most Awards at National Conference

Competing against a group of about 500, three students in UTC’s Honors College came out as winners in the National Collegiate Honors Council’s national meeting—the largest number of winners from any university at the conference. Read more about it here


Honors College Featured in Chattanooga Magazine!

The Honors College was featured recently in Chattanooga Magazine, which calls us the city’s “Educational Gemstone.” Read more about it here!


Brock Scholar Alum Featured in New York Times!

Sound Engineer Ben Williams (Brock Scholars Class of 2003) was recently featured in the New York Times for his innovative theatrical sound design: https://goo.gl/TGgFvD


Easy Honors Transfer Pathways!

UTC signs official Honors transfer agreement with Chattanooga State Community College! Read more about it here


Brock Scholar begins prestigious human rights fellowship in Warsaw

HIA-HeadshotRising Senior and Brock Scholar Heather Murray is one of only 48 American students chosen to participate in this year’s Humanity in Action (HIA) fellowship programs in the United States and Europe. Read more about it here!


Honors Students Study Environmental Impact of Hurricanes in the Bahamas

 

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This semester, twelve Honors College students spent their spring break in the Bahamas snorkeling, hiking, and studying Tropical Island Ecology and Geology as part of an honors science course. Read more about it here!


Associate Dean Greg O’Dea Wins National Award from American College of Physicians

Dr. Gregory O’Dea, Associate Dean of the Honors College and UC Foundation Professor of English, has been awarded The Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of medical internists. Read more about it here!


High Achieving Moc Alex Durham Wins Accolades at Kennedy Center Theatre Festival!

High Achieving Moc freshman Alex Durham garnered two important honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF)! Read more about Alex here.