NaKeisha Turk, a former UTC cheerleader who graduated with a degree in political science in 2012, was one of ten divas paired with ten survivalists in FOX’s newest reality show, Kicking and Screaming. The eight-week series premiered on Thursday, March 9 at 9 PM and will continue to air on Thurdays at 9 PM EST.
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.”
Master Gunnery Sgt. Jane Cross, a UTC graduate, will take part in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band.
You are cordially invited to a book signing with University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alumna Cherie Priest, author of twenty books and novellas, including the recent haunted house thriller The Family Plot, acclaimed gothic horror novel Maplecroft from Roc, and the award-winning Clockwork Century series from Tor.
Accomplished alumnus, Dr. Steven Benjamin Smith returns to Campus to honor Professor Emeritus, Dr. David W. Carrithers by presenting the Inaugural Lecture in the David W. Carrithers Lecture Series in Law, Politics, and Public Policy on Thursday, October 20, with a 6:30 P.M. Reception and 7:30 P.M. Lecture in the Derthick Lecture Hall.