On Friday (Nov. 10), UTC commemorates Veterans Day, a day to reflect on the sacrifices and service our veterans and their families have made for our country. John Harbison and Sandra Cordell are among the many military veterans on the UTC campus.
Innovative, embracing and excelling in all they do: UTC trio to be honored as 2023 UT System President’s Award recipients
Three members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga family—Executive Director of the Disability Resource Center Michelle Rigler, Associate Dean of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies David Rausch, who also is a professor and director of the Learning and Leadership program, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Abeer Mustafa—are being honored this week for the work they do by UT System President Randy Body and his Be One UT cabinet.
Three UTC faculty and staff members were announced as 2023 President’s Award recipients—the highest accolade an employee can receive from the UT System. President Randy Boyd announced that Dr. Michelle Rigler, Dr. Abeer Mustafa and Dr. David Rausch are among 14 award winners from across the UT System recognized for their accomplishments and dedication to Be One UT values.
Todd Appleton is a student in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Leadership (BAS-AL) program, part of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies. He also is the web and campus information administrator for Cleveland State Community College. He has what he has called his dream job, but as his wife said, “He doesn’t just half do anything; he always wants to do more,” which led him to the UTC program.
Robyn Berry, who participated in May 5 UTC commencement ceremonies, completed her bachelor’s degree 45 years after she began college.
Roshonda Woods, solid waste manager for CHAPublicWorks, is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in the UTC BAS-AL program. The BAS-AL is built around working professionals who want to further their education despite busy schedules.
A new Bachelor of Applied Science: Applied Leadership (BAS-AL) articulation agreement was made official between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Community College on Friday, Jan. 6, when a signing ceremony took place in the University Center’s UC Foundation Room on the UTC campus.
Christina Culbreath saw that UTC “had this leadership program that—as a single, working parent—gives me the flexibility I need to participate.”
Jermillya Farris is among the inaugural students in the UTC BAS-AL program, a fully online degree program tailored to students with previous college experience and seeking to complete their undergraduate studies.
The UTC BAS-AL program was designed for adult learners with previous college, military or work experience and for whom life always seemed to get in the way of crossing the undergraduate finish line.