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Measuring success: 18 hours a semester, member of volleyball team, 3.6 GPA

  When your nickname is “Dani Pants,” you’re showing the world you can laugh at yourself. And when your last name is tough to spell and even harder to pronounce, you often must put an exclamation point on that good sense of humor. During UTC commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14, Dani Szczepanski (pronounced zuh-PANT-skee, by the way) will be receiving her bachelor’s degree after double-majoring in criminal justice

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His and history: Richard Rice discusses cartoons and cartooning

Elder Scholars What: Elders Scholars monthly meeting with guest speaker Richard Rice Topic: Cartoon History When: 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 Where: Signal Mountain Room, University Center Third Floor Admission: Free Information: Art Exhibition Opening What: Opening Reception for Exhibition by the Mountain Arts Guild Where: Exum Gallery inside St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 W. Seventh St. When: 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 Admission: Free Information: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Covering comics collective to get a taste of journalism

  “This class feels like a full-time job,” says senior Alex Ogle. That’s kind of the point. Ogle, who is majoring in communication, is talking about Rising Rock, the course that introduces students to real-world journalism, opening their eyes to the multiple and sometimes complicated steps it takes to put together a multimedia project that includes writing, editing, video, photography and podcasting. “One of the learning outcomes of this

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Autism doesn’t prevent students from excelling at UTC

This story about students with autism was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for our higher education newsletter.   As diagnoses rise, more colleges add services for students with autism  

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OT students bond with students who have intellectual disabilities

  What is an Occupational Therapist? Someone who “helps people across their lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, injury rehabilitation and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive changes.” Source: American Occupational Therapy Association Over the course of

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