UTC has become the first academic institution to be connected to EPB Quantum Network℠ powered by Qubitekk. In late 2022, EPB and Qubitekk jointly launched the nation’s first industry-led, commercially available quantum network for running equipment and applications in an established fiber optic environment. UTC is connected to the network via a node within a quantum technology laboratory on campus.
The Sales Institute in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business was officially announced in November 2022, and its first students enrolled in January 2023. Along with classroom courses, the Institute offers six “Business Skills Labs” where students can conduct mock interviews and practice sales calls on potential “buyers.”
A study abroad trip to Vietnam is planned for summer 2024 and is open to any UTC student, regardless of major. The trip is organized by the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, the Center for Global Education Study Abroad program and the Office for Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s fall 2023 Homecoming Week prepares to take students further than ever before as organizations gear up for space-themed events lasting from Sept. 30 through the Mocs’ Oct. 7 football game.
Tree Worx co-owner Hannes de Wet, who graduated from UTC in 2011 with a degree in business entrepreneurship, was recently back on campus supervising tree limb removal outside Fletcher Hall.
For her first three years at UTC, Billee Lassiter was a biochemistry major. Her goal was a career as a gynecologist. In May 2022, she made a hard left turn into a degree that’s a far cry from medicine—marketing.
Thousands of new Mocs flocked to McKenzie Arena at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for Convocation 2023. Geared for first-year students, it’s a cross between a welcome event and a pep rally.
Operation Move In brought the newest flock of Mocs to UTC. All this week at the residential housing units on campus, cars, pickups, SUVs and minivans pull in, often stuffed to the brim and unloaded by students, parents, siblings and other relatives.
Mike Bradshaw is the new director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship after serving as the CIE’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence since 2021.
Eighteen veterans took part in this year’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program boot camp on the UTC campus. Now in its 11th year at UTC’s Gary W. Rollins College of Business, the VEP is a nationally acclaimed program that offers free training, mentoring and management expertise for small businesses founded by military veterans.