The mission of the UTC Center for Wellbeing is to support the personal and academic growth of our students by cultivating a well and safe campus community. The center encourages life-long wellbeing by promoting healthy coping skills, a culture of care, risk reduction and wellness.
Hao Luong, who will be graduating from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing, is literally leaving her mark on the walls of the institution.
When Dr. Takeo Suzuki agreed to teach a course on Japanese anime and manga culture this fall, he was supposed to have only 10 or 12 students. After the class filled up in the first hour of registration, the dean agreed to expand it—first to 15 and eventually to 35 students.
A new ethnomusicology class at UTC sends students to various venues around town to get an idea of what’s going on musically in Chattanooga. They then report what they’ve discovered over the course of the semester in podcasts, short films or photo essays.