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UTC newcomer receives first Retirees Association scholarship

If You Go What: UTC Retirees Association Banquet with Guest Speaker Jim Fry When: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 Where: University Center Tennessee Room Information: Appearances can be deceiving. People often see silver-haired Jim Fry on the UTC campus and mistake him as a faculty member. It makes him smile, but then he explains that he’s a junior majoring in history. At 53 years old, Fry is the

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Student Profile: Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel is a 20-year-old computer science sophomore from Ahmedabad, India, with a strong business sense and corporate ambitions.

Jessica Miller’s first novel getting positive national attention

To write her debut novel, Jessica Miller tapped into her inner—or perhaps not so inner—geek. “I’m a huge geek,” says Miller, who teaches English composition at UTC. “I love fantasy; I love historical drama; I love fairy tales, folklore; I play a lot of video games. So I’ve always been into that kind of stuff.” “That kind of stuff” turned into The Story That Cannot Be Told, her debut

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Brock Scholar says scholarships changed her life

A scholarship became life-changing for Emily Wilson. Wilson, a UTC junior marketing major with a minor in communications, was one of the featured speakers during this September’s fourth annual Scholarship Luncheon at McKenzie Arena. The event brought donors, faculty, staff and more than 100 students together to honor the generosity of donors and celebrate students’ academic achievement as scholarship recipients. In her speech, Wilson talked about the impact that

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Exploration and experiences are touchstones in Bruce Shaw’s life

Graduating from UTC is something of a second life for Shaw. Actually, that’s not quite accurate. It’s more of a fifth or sixth life.

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