The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library welcomes all alumni back for homecoming season 2016. We encourage you to reminisce about your college days by checking out the full run of Moccasin yearbooks and University Echo student newspaper in our Digital Collections. Alternatively, stop by the Special Collections reading room in room 439 of the Library to view print copies of these and other historical UTC materials.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the University of Chattanooga class of 1966, here are a few of the highlights from the 1965-1966 school year:
(1) The last minute 15-14 win against the previously undefeated Xavier Muskies for the homecoming game of 1965. The class of 1966 can take pride in being one of the final cohorts to witness the legendary coaching of A.C. “Scrappy Moore,” who retired in 1967.
(2) Big homecoming decoration contest wins by Pi Beta Phi and Lambda Chi Alpha and the election of Sandra Prewitt Powers as Homecoming Queen.
(3) The opening and dedication of Maclellan Gymnasium at the beginning of the 1965-1966 school year. This facility, still in use today, ushered in a new era for University athletics, especially for wrestling, swimming, gymnastics, and basketball.
Be sure to cheer on the Mocs for this year’s homecoming game against the Mercer University Bears at Finley Stadium on October 8!