UTC is one of the first colleges in the state accepted into the Healthier Tennessee Communities effort. The goal of the program is to improve the overall health of Tennesseans by encouraging participants to be physically active for at least 30 minutes each week, eat a healthy diet and stop tobacco use.
UTC is embracing Beyoncé’s “visual album” Lemonade, using her thoughts along with Candice Benbow’s “Lemonade: The Syllabus” as jumping-off points to discuss issues raised on Lemonade, such as the lives, loves and pain of black women.
Freshman and sophomore students from six counties in North Georgia and one in Alabama can now save thousands of dollars when they attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga through the advantage of UTC’s regional tuition rate. Participating students pay in-state tuition plus 25 percent of the out-of-state tuition. The new regional tuition rate for freshmen and sophomores goes into effect for student entering fall 2017.
Cornerstones, Inc. has established the Cornerstones Professor in Residence at UTC. Andrew Smith, local educator, architect, and preservationist is the organization’s first Professor to take on the role.