Signature cuisine from five Chattanooga-area vendors was on display at the third annual “Taste of Black Chattanooga,” which took place on Thursday, Feb. 22, in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s University Center Tennessee Room.
On Thursday, Feb. 22, UTC hosted its first VW Drive Your Career Day, an event for students who registered to explore internship and career opportunities while networking with VW personnel. VW staff members talked with students about positions in numerous disciplines, including innovation, finance, engineering, computer science, business and human resources. In addition, an ID.4 and the new VW bus were parked next to the silver Power C adjacent to the University Center.
On Wednesday, Feb. 14, seven UTC students had the chance to present their research at the Tennessee State Capitol as part of Posters at the Capitol—an event that brought together students from eight universities across Tennessee.
UTC alum Gary D. Behler, an adjunct faculty member in Criminal Justice, was recently named the 2023 State Court Clerk of the Year by the County Officials Association of Tennessee.
On Friday, Feb. 16, UTC hosted nearly 330 middle and high school students from Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) in Atlanta for a “Full STEAM Ahead” field trip.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will honor 108 individuals whose lives impacted the University during the annual Blue and Gold Memorial service, taking place at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, in Patten Chapel.
Understanding the driving force behind your ambitions, from earning a degree to scoring a promotion, is crucial for success. “If you know your why, you know your way,” said Dr. Artanya Wesley, the new vice chancellor for enrollment management and student affairs at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Wheels on the bus: Multidisciplinary UTC sociologist seeking a broader understanding of transportation accessibility
Without reliable transportation, some low-income people are isolated, socially excluded and forced to adapt by making a choice that further perpetuates their isolation: “I just don’t go nowhere.” Dr. Chandra Ward reports this finding in her paper, “How transportation disadvantage reinforces social exclusion,” published in the June 2023 Journal of Transport Geography.
Last summer, Emma Roy—a secondary education: political science major and Brock Scholar in the UTC Honors College—spent two months in an immersive language program at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan, speaking only Chinese. She then spent her fall semester at the University of Brighton in England as part of a study abroad opportunity.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is drafting the next class for one of its new 12-month undergraduate degree programs for fall 2024. The Bachelor of Applied Science: Information Technology in Cybersecurity (BAS-IT CyS) is an accelerated program that requires students to commit to a heavy workload, including a paid internship at a partner company, public agency or nonprofit working with UTC.