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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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UTC alum begins Peace Corps service in Africa’s Eswatini

UTC alumnus Mackenzie Blackstock has been accepted into the Peace Corps in the African country of Eswatini.

UTC Theatre Co. presents ‘The Wolves’

cast poses for photo in uniforms

Running Oct. 1-6, 2019, “The Wolves” reveals the lives of an American girls’ soccer team with speed, ferocity and humor. Known only by the numbers on their matching jerseys, the characters in The Wolves reveal their personalities in different ways as we see them prepare for weekly soccer games.

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