Yearly Archives: 2013

Scholarship recipients grateful for EWI contribution

Tina Clevenger wants to pursue a law degree so that she can help people who live in poverty. She feels there is work to be done to fix the flawed legal system so that laws are structured to better assist those living below the poverty line.

Spring semester begins Monday, January 6

Classes at UTC will resume on Monday, January 6. Classes that were not paid for by December 13, 2013, have already been cancelled due to non-payment. Students who register after December 13, 2013 and those that re-register due to cancellations must pay prior to the first official day of classes, January 6, 2014 to avoid a $50.00 late fee charge.

BlueCross establishes Vicky B. Gregg Chair at UTC

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the establishment of the Vicky B. Gregg Chair of Gerontology in its School of Nursing. The Chair is funded by a $1.5 million gift from the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation and honors the distinguished career of the organization’s retired chief executive officer.

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M.B.A. graduate benefitted from TRIO programs

As a middle school student, Saasha Jones enjoyed the GEAR-UP program and later Upward Bound as a Brainerd High School student. Although both of these federally funded TRIO programs were designed to encourage young students from disadvantaged backgrounds to prepare for college, Jones wasn’t sure higher education was for her. Then she realized she had a higher GPA than some of the UTC student mentors she met through Upward Bound.

Two commencement ceremonies scheduled, number of grads increases

As UTC’s student body grows, so do the number of graduates. That’s why beginning this semester, the University will hold two commencement ceremonies, dividing graduates based upon their colleges. Both ceremonies will be held Saturday, December 14, in the UTC McKenzie Arena.

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