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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

Rising 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

  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.

Students Present Research at Southern Regional Honors Council Conference!

32 Brock Scholars and Innovations Scholars from UTC’s Honors College presented their academic research and gave talks on best practices in honors education at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council in Orlando, Florida, March 31–April 2. The conference theme was “The Magic of Honors,” and the more than 700 attendees got to enjoy an evening at Universal Studios theme park, featuring the Wizarding World of

Brock Scholar Alumnus Andy Walker Honored by American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Andy Walker, III, MD FAAEM (Brock Scholars 1981) has received the 2016 James Keaney Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). Named after the founder of AAEM, this award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to our organization. Dr. Walker is recognized for his remarkable work in the Tennessee legislature to protect emergency physicians from restrictions on their right to practice. Dr. Walker is

Innovation Scholars Help UTC Get the green|light on Sustainability

The Honors College has been growing over the last two years, expanding to encompass new communities and tackle local, real- world issues. Spearheading this growth has been the Innovation Labs, student driven learning classrooms centered around a particular problem or real world objective. On Wednesday, November 18th this important new program bore its first tangible fruits. The green|light  Innovation Lab, in concert with their community partner green|spaces, received official green|light