Monthly Archives: April 2012

North Callahan Essay Prize awarded to Megan Dale

Megan Dale, a senior University Honors student, has won the 2012 North Callahan Essay Prize, administered by the Humanities Program at UTC.  Dale, who has a double major of history and English, was honored at the UTC Arts and Sciences Awards Day for her submission, “Nancy Drew, Girl Detective: The Paradoxical Nature of Femininity in the 1950s.”  She received a $1,000 cash prize.

Chemical engineering student finishes first in research competition

Eric Snider, senior chemical engineering student, placed first overall at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference in the research paper competition. As a result, he will be one of nine students nationwide to compete in the AIChE national competition in October in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Veterans Entrepreneurship Program offered

This summer, UTC College of Business will offer cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to our nation’s disabled and “service distinguished” veterans, through the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP).

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UTC graduate student crowned Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee

She’s won the state crown and she’s looking forward to a national competition—meet Jean-Marie Lawrence, UTC alumna (’11, Political Science: Legal Studies), UTC graduate student, and the new Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee 2012.  Lawrence is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration:  Local Government. 

CEO of U.S. Xpress to speak to spring graduates

Max L. Fuller, Chairman and CEO of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., will address more than 1,200 graduates at the University’s spring commencement ceremony. The ceremony is on May 5 at 10 a.m. in McKenzie Arena. To watch the ceremony live, click on this link.