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Legends & Leaders Awards honor UTC graduates and contributors

The 2018 Legends and Leaders banquet honored three people who have achieved impressive success as UTC graduates or whose dedication and assistance to the university has been exemplary. The honorees were: Tim Arnold, CEO of Colonial Life, received the Distinguished Alumni Award; Kino Becton, director of National Government and Regulatory Affairs at American Water, was the first winner of the new first Outstanding Young Alumnus Award; John “Thunder Thornton

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Students and donors mingle and chat during annual Scholarship Luncheon

  Over the past year, Dean Jackson has received about five letters from UTC students who received money from the scholarship named after her late husband, Jimmy Jackson Memorial Alumni. The sentiments expressed in those letters “was wonderful,” she said. “It was wonderful to hear the fact that these scholarships were helping them further their education and reach their goals of what they wanted to do in life,” Jackson

The Power of Community: Willis assumes Chamber of Commerce post

Alexis Willis ’11 isn’t someone who backs down from a challenge. She told her mentor that, if an Ironman competition was ever held in Chattanooga, she would sign up. The former high school track athlete was drawn to the idea of testing her limits. She wanted to know if she had what it takes to finish such a grueling race. To read more, go to:

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New leaders bring diverse perspectives, expertise to the Alumni Board

Seven new board members have been appointed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Alumni Board of Directors.

Alumna speaks on importance of compassion at city’s first Urban Education Institute

Alumna Bria Sibley spoke about her experience at schools in the Opportunity Zone during the inaugural Urban Education Institute.