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Early Commencement Ceremonies

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga celebrates many traditions, but perhaps none as firmly rooted in our school’s history as commencement. During the first commencement, Chattanooga University awarded eight degrees during their first graduation ceremony, including one honorary master’s degree. Early graduation festivities included a weeklong series of events culminating in commencement. The festivities often kicked off with musical events, which were followed by trips to Lookout Mountain,  baccalaureate

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Celebrate Spring with Special Collections

With the official start of spring just days away, Special Collections invites you to view these images of students enjoying pleasant weather on campus from years past. Our Digital Collections contain many resources related to university history including Moccasin yearbooks, Echo student newspapers, course bulletins, and commencement programs. We encourage you to browse these collections or conduct a search for a specific person, place, or event and learn something

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Study Inspiration from Special Collections

Need a break from the throes of final projects and exams? Look no further! Peruse previous editions of the Moccasin yearbook and issues of the University Echo newspaper to learn a little something about UTC history, or just to see how campus has changed over time. Want to find something specific? These collections are also full-text searchable, so enter a keyword or two in the search bar for speedy retrieval of relevant items!

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Happy Holidays from Special Collections!

The Special Collections team would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday break, and invites you to prepare for the winter season by browsing through pictures of campus snowfalls from years past. As always, these and other countless other images can be found by browsing  past editions of the Moccasin yearbook and issues of the University Echo newspaper from our Digital Collections page. Looking for something specific? These collections are also full-text

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Welcome Back Class of 1966!

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

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