“I have something to tell you.” Sixteen-year-old Juan Aponte wasn’t sure what to think as he stared at his mother from across the couch, waiting for her to continue. “You’re going to go live with your aunt,” she said. It was 2017 and Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 hurricane, had left a devastating wave of…
Discovering her uniqueness and beauty through rugby
UTC’s Allie Schrenker competes in international rugby
Like Auntie, Like Nephew: Alumnus and advisor form lasting bond
Kinnawa Kaitibi and Nicole Brown both remember when they first met during his sophomore year. What started as a rocky first encounter has grown into a years-long mentorship and friendship that has lasted beyond Kaitibi’s college years.
Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences at the Majors Showcase
Interested in an arts or sciences degree? Learn about more than 60 undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Science (CAS) at the upcoming Majors Showcase events.
UTC GIS team places third in national competition
UTC team wins best reference map at Esri User Conference, one of the largest gatherings of geographic information systems professionals.
Meet Handshake, UTC’s newest career platform for students and alumni
Looking for a job or internship? Meet Handshake, a website geared toward college students and alumni. Handshake connects with employers with thousands of listings for part-time and full-time jobs, internships and co-ops.
College of Engineering and Computer Science introduces two new undergraduate programs
It was a busy summer for the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). In addition to staffing freshmen orientations, completing research projects and teaching classes, the CECS faculty and staff added two new interdisciplinary programs to their robust list of undergraduate majors and minors.
Alumna speaks on importance of compassion at city’s first Urban Education Institute
Alumna Bria Sibley spoke about her experience at schools in the Opportunity Zone during the inaugural Urban Education Institute.
Students learn to create, appreciate family history in textiles class
Growing up in Newfoundland, Canada, Ann Buggey was used to having a lot of snow days from school. On cold winter days, she would spend time knitting or embroidering, skills she picked up from a young age. Her passion followed her into her adult life, where the senior lecturer in the Department of English now teaches an innovative class on the history of textiles.
This poet writes children’s books
Laurel Snyder thought she had her future mapped out before she started at UTC. She was going to be a poet. She had always been a poet. But she also harbored a secret love for children’s books. After graduating from UTC with a degree in humanities, Snyder decided to turn her secret passion into her job. She’s now a published author of more than a dozen books, many written for children.