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Virtual reality project will help train firefighters in different, dangerous situations

Jim Gault, chief deputy of Waldens Ridge Emergency Service, wears virtual reality goggles as part of a research project to use computer simulations to safely train firefighters in different scenarios. Behind him stands UTC student Dax Ledesma, who has written the computer programming for the simulations.   Orange flames surge up from a trash can in the corner of the lab. Smoke builds in the room. Thankfully, a thick

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Suit-Up: Making sure to put your best look forward

Looking good: Get advice on polishing your professional wardrobe at Suit Up on Sunday.

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Father and daughter pursue MBAs at the same time—sometimes the same class

Rachael Land and her father, John, are both earning MBAs; both started the program in fall 2017 and sometimes are in the same class.

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Students and donors mingle and chat during annual Scholarship Luncheon

  Over the past year, Dean Jackson has received about five letters from UTC students who received money from the scholarship named after her late husband, Jimmy Jackson Memorial Alumni. The sentiments expressed in those letters “was wonderful,” she said. “It was wonderful to hear the fact that these scholarships were helping them further their education and reach their goals of what they wanted to do in life,” Jackson

9/11 victims and first responders are honored during ‘11 Hours of Remembrance’

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, students, faculty and staff from UTC carried flags around Chamberlain Field to honor those who died or were injured on 9/11 as well as the heroic actions of first responders. The event ran from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. Participants could carry American flags or those representing one of the U.S. Armed Services.  

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