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Online program helps music students maintain a sense of community

With school concerts cancelled and ensemble practices put on hold due to the coronavirus, the Department of Performing Arts Music Division is offering an opportunity for students to participate in a new kind of band from their own homes: a virtual one.

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Changes taking place across the entire UTC campus

Information For more details on getting ready for online classes: Faculty: https://www.utc.edu/information-technology/working-remotely.php Students: https://www.utc.edu/information-technology/juststudents.php Most students are already familiar with the two pieces of software that will provide much of the online work: Canvas has been in use by students and faculty for several months to receive classroom assignments, talk with their professors and take quizzes, among other tasks. https://www.utc.edu/walker-center-teaching-learning/canvas/canvas.php Zoom is video-conferencing software that allows face-to-face meetings with

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UTC students land 9 finalists in AP College Media awards

2019 Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors College Division contest is impressed with UTC students’ work

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Speaking a foreign language is more valuable than ever

  Being Bilingual Bilingual students earn 5 to 20 percent more in base pay which, depending on the language, can mean as much $128,000 over a lifetime. (MIT economist Albert Saiz) Between 2010 and 2015, the number of jobs needing bilingual applicants rose from about 240,000 to about 630,000. (New American Economy) The onset of Alzheimer’s can be delayed by 4-5 years for people who speak two languages. (Neuroscientist

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University Health Services changes hours for remainder of spring semester

For the rest of the spring semester, University Health Services will be open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. For more information, visit https://www.utc.edu/university-health-services/index.php.

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