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New rooms offer students the chance to decompress, be calm

Video: www.utc.edu/sensory-rooms A photo gallery of the various elements in the sensory rooms is at the bottom of the story. The room in Johnson Obear apartments was empty. Only bare walls and empty, carpeted floors. And ceiling tiles. Routinely known as “popcorn tiles,” because their texture is bumpy and lumpy. Students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mosaic program, which helps students with Autism spectrum disorders, looked around

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Dates for adding, dropping, changing and registering for courses

  Wednesday, Jan. 8 Partial Term 1: Last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit http://events.utc.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=129875   Wednesday, Jan. 8 Partial Term 1: Last day to register or change registration http://events.utc.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=129873   Thursday, Jan. 9 Partial Term 1: Last day to drop a class before a W (withdrawal) is recorded http://events.utc.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=129877   Friday, Jan. 10 Full Term: Last day to change from credit to audit

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Kaylin Underwood wins HatchIt competition with food allergy app

Hatchit Judges Marco Perez,  vice president of operations for LaunchTN, which provides funding support to organizations that offer entrepreneurship programming in rural and under-served communities. “It is important to stress that there were a lot of great pitches and business ideas. Regarding Kaylin, there were two main draws that made me vote her to the top. 1. Her idea made sense right away. I understood the problem and the

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Top 10 UTC stories on Facebook run from nursing to to NBC drama

  Here are the 10 most-read stories on the UTC Facebook page for 2019: 1. Nursing students hit 100 percent pass rate on national licensing exam: https://blog.utc.edu/news/2019/10/nursing-students-hit-100-percent-pass-rate-on-national-licensing-exam/   2. UTC receives $15-million dollar bequest: https://blog.utc.edu/news/2019/03/utc-receives-15-million-from-anonymous-donor/   3. The Family Business: https://alumnus.tennessee.edu/2019/the-family-business/   4. UTC Graduate Featured on Web Series: https://blog.utc.edu/news/2019/08/utc-graduate-featured-on-web-series/   5. UT Promise Tour Visits Red Bank High School Juniors and Seniors: https://blog.utc.edu/news/2019/09/ut-promise-tour-visits-red-bank-high-school-juniors-and-seniors/   6. UTC Grad Lands Recurring Role

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Determination and dedication: Quitting was not an option for Chris Land

Chris Land wanted to be a mechanic.  It was pretty much pre-destined. “Well, my whole life I have been raised in a mechanic family. So, I’ve always been under the hood of vehicles, but I planned on being a garage mechanic or something,” he said. But pre-destiny didn’t come true in his case. “When I was 16, I had a car accident and traumatic brain damage, so that took

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