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Brewing up success: Local veteran starts business after completing UTC entrepreneurship program

It’s a hot and humid Tennessee night and Carter Wexler is wiping down the counter of his bar, Big Frog Brewing. Soon, the neighborhood hangout will have a steady stream of customers looking to escape the summer heat. Though Big Frog has been opened only a year, Wexler has built a loyal clientele, many he knows by name. But before he opened his bar, Wexler went through a long

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Three UTC faculty members receive Alumni Association Awards

Three faculty members receive Alumni Association Awards.

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Alum turns assignment into real-world business

It’s not every day that a homework assignment turns into a real world business, but UTC alumnus Andrew Byrum made it happen.

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Alumna wins $25,000 Tennessee Milken Educator Award

Baker, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UTC in 2010, is the only Milken Educator Award recipient for Tennessee and the 33rd and final honoree named nationwide for 2016-17. This season marks the 30th year of the Milken Educator Awards, hailed by Teacher magazine as the “Oscars of Teaching.”

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How ARRO arose: the tale of a graphic novel’s creation

The year is 2032, and much of the southeastern United States can best be described as a post-apocalyptic wilderness. According to the story’s overview, most of North America had been wiped away in 2029 by a gene-altering disease in the drinking water. A team of researchers working for a large global initiative called the American Research and Recovery Organization – better known as ARRO – travels across the southeastern

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