When Matt Joplin dreamed of his future career, he let his mind wander to the highest of places: outer space. He took one giant step closer to his dream by recently completing an eight-month internship at SpaceX, a California-based aerospace manufacturing and space exploration technologies company founded by Elon Musk.
Melinda Harbin was 14-years-old when she first visited the UTC campus and told herself she was going to be a college graduate one day. Nearly 30 years later, her dream came true. Before achieving a degree in psychology, she endured a harrowing journey.
Students at Gilbert Elementary School in LaFayette, Ga., have a new way to have fun outside while building their problem-solving skills. This past spring, UTC students in the Outdoor Leadership Skills class, led by Dr. Drew Bailey, constructed a ropes course in a wooded area next to the school.