UTC students volunteered to participate in the United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s Day of Caring on Sept. 22, going to Brown Middle School, Hixson Middle School and the Chattanooga Zoo and—among other jobs—painted, cleaned up brush and dirt, chunked building scrap into dumpsters, sprayed weeds in school vegetable gardens and brushed spiderwebs off ceilings.
Siskin Children’s Institute and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga are partnering to continue the childcare legacy of Little Miss Mag. Their joint effort seeks to enhance early learning and childcare in downtown Chattanooga, preserving 124 childcare slots.
This year, 199 members of the UTC family were honored for reaching significant service milestones at the UTC Service Awards Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 12—one of the highlights of Founder’s Week.
Every September, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga celebrates Founder’s Week—a weeklong commemoration of the first day in the University’s history. On Sept. 15, 1886, Chattanooga University opened its doors for the first time with a teaching staff of seven and an enrollment of 118 students.
The Chancellor’s Blue Ribbon Award recognizes employees who have gone above and beyond to display excellent job performance, dependability, innovation, and promote a pleasant working environment. The winners from the first half of 2023 were recognized at a luncheon on Aug. 29.
This year, 199 members of the UTC family will be honored for reaching significant service milestones at the UTC Service Awards Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 12—one of the highlights of Founder’s Week. The luncheon is an opportunity for University administrators to express their gratitude for the employees’ dedicated service.
David Wade and Alexander “Zan” Guerry have been recognized by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga as the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award and Outstanding Service Award recipients, respectively.
Dr. Tommie Brown, former UTC professor, department head and state legislator, donates her personal papers to the University
Dr. Tommie Brown, a former state legislator and professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has donated her personal papers to the UTC Library Special Collections.
On Jan. 6, Michelle Pelfrey will retire after 15 years as an administrative assistant in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Military Science.
Dr. Richard Brown, who provided more than 38 years of service to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the University of Tennessee System, is the namesake of the new Richard Brown Inclusive Access Scholarship at UTC.