The Guerry Center – our home on UTC’s campus since the early 1980s – has recently undergone extensive renovations to become a vibrant, state-of-the-art facility for the Honors College. Mixing revered (but refreshed) tradition with innovative new spaces for teaching and learning, the Guerry Center has become the hub for UTC’s truly interdisciplinary academics. See more photos of our new spaces here!
by Meghan O’Dea (Brock Scholar ’10) I was 10 years old when Gavin Townsend came into my life. He was there for my first trip to Europe, along with his wife Bonnie, my parents, a dozen Honors College students and, delightfully, his son Evan, who was just my age. In many ways, it was Gavin who taught me the somewhat relentless approach to travel that I still embrace, as…
Brock Scholar Kenzie Butera has been named a finalist for the student startup competition at the state-wide 36|86 Entrepreneur Festival, for her “Birds + Bees” sex education business plan! Read about Kenzie’s business plan and the competition here!
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
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!
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!