In Celebration of UTC’s 133rd Anniversary

Monday, Sept. 9

Mocs Games

  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • ARC

The annual faculty and staff appreciation event, Mocs Games 2019, will include games such as cornhole, horseshoes and giant Jenga. UTC Chancellor Steve Angle and Interim  UT System President Randy Boyd will join us to show their appreciation for employees’ service. Fun foods and treats will be available, and everyone in attendance will receive a special giveaway.

Guests are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food, kitchenware and personal care items for Scrappy’s Cupboard, the emergency food assistance program available to all UTC students.


Tuesday, Sept. 10

Service Awards

  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • UC Tennessee Room

Each year, UTC honors the dedicated staff and faculty through the Service Awards program.  The event celebrates those UTC employees reaching milestone years of five, 10, 15 and up to 40 years of service. Honorees and their respective guest will receive a complimentary ticket to attend.

UTC Sports Complex Historical Markers Unveiling

  • 4 p.m.

  • UTC Sports Complex (beside Engel Stadium)

Our campus and neighborhood communities will gather to celebrate the newly installed historical markers at the sports complex. A brief program will be featured, and guests will be able to walk through the path to view the markers on their own.


Wednesday, Sept. 11

11 Hours of Remembrance Walk/Run

  • 6 a.m.-5 p.m.

  • Chamberlain Field

UTC’s Army ROTC will remember and honor the victims and service members killed and injured, as well as those whose heroic actions prevented more deaths, during the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. During this remembrance event, participants can carry an American flag or a flag of one of the U.S. Armed Services and take at least one lap around the field. Participants may walk or run and do so individually or as a group. Flags will be available to sign out at the UTC ROTC tent next to Starbucks, but you also may bring your own American or service flag.

Scholarship Luncheon

  • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • McKenzie Arena

The annual Scholarship Luncheon brings scholarship donors and student recipients together to honor the generosity of donors and celebrates students’ academic achievement as scholarship recipients.  The event offers students an opportunity to say “thank you” and to discuss their academic and career aspirations with donors, university officials and friends.

This event is by invitation only.


Thursday, Sept. 12

ARC 10th Birthday Celebration

  • Noon-2 p.m.

  • ARC Main Lobby

Join your Mocs family to enjoy pizza and birthday cake as we celebrate all the UTC Aquatics and Recreation Center has brought to our campus these last 10 years.

Alumni Office Open House

  • 2 p.m.- 4 p.m.

  • Alumni House (corner of Oak and Douglas Streets)

Drop by for refreshments, giveaways and a journey through time at UTC. Meet alumni from various decades, look through yearbooks and memorabilia from the University of Chattanooga, all inside the former Provost’s House built in 1896. “Future alumni” can also register to win a special gift.

Rollins Day Celebration (hosted by the Gary W. Rollins College of Business)

  • 2:30-5 p.m.

  • Front Lawn of Fletcher Hall

Join us on the front lawn of Fletcher Hall as we celebrate Rollins Day in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business with free food, drinks and prizes. You will learn more about the business school’s student organizations, meet business students, faculty and staff, and discover all the resources in the Rollins College of Business.

Throwback Thursday Movie

  • 8:30 p.m.

  • Chamberlain Field (Rain Location: Derthick 201)

Hosted by the Office of Student and Family Engagement, this installment of the Throwback Thursday movie series will be Space Jam. Bring your snacks and come ready to watch Michael Jordan and the Tune Squad take on those pesky aliens in one unique basketball game.


Friday, Sept. 13

State of the University and Guerry Center Rededication

  • 11:15 a.m.

  • Guerry Center

As we usher in a new academic year of learning and discovery, Chancellor Steve Angle will give his annual State of the University address. Immediately following the address, UTC birthday cake will be available and guests can able to take self-guided tours of the newly reopened Guerry Center, home to UTC’s Honors College.


Saturday, Sept. 14


  • 10 a.m. Tailgate at Circle Park, Noon Kickoff

  • Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tenn.

Cheer on our Mocs as they take on the Vols. We’re rooting for an upset like we had in ’58.

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