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UTC Rocket Mocs team ranked No. 1 in the United States

The UTC rocket team wowed the crowd when it was announced that its rocket reached more than 11,000 feet in height and almost 1,300 mph.


UTC, Cleveland State sign engineering/computer science agreement

A new agreement between UTC and Cleveland State links the schools’ engineering and computer science programs.


New complex for intramurals, club sports has its grand opening

The $7.7 million UTC Sports Complex has officially opened, giving a new space for intramural sports, club sports and other events.


UTC alum writes two books tracing the history of black wrestlers

Kevin Emily knew he had a lot of information when he started writing his book about the history of black wrestlers, but he soon discovered he had enough for two books.


Starting Jan. 1, 2019, vaping will not be allowed on campus

To many, vaping is considered a safe way to “smoke,” providing the nicotine without the health issues of tobacco. But health officials say vaping has its own set of medical issues, so will be banned when the UTC campus goes smoke-free on Jan. 1, 2019.


IBEW donates $50,000 to Department of Political Science & Public Service

For the next five years, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local #175 will donate $10,000 a year to the Department of Political Science and Public Service, which will use the money to schedule workshops on such topics as targeting voters, policy advocacy and lobbying, organizing communities and campaign management.


Terry Denniston receives Woman of Distinction Honor

Considering what she has done for UTC and the community, it is fitting that Denniston, chief of staff, was named a 2018 Woman of Distinction of Greater Chattanooga at the group’s annual luncheon today at the Chattanooga Convention Center.


UTC part of research collaborative in the city

UTC is part of a newly formed organization that combines several Chattanooga groups in the pursuit of research projects and funding for those projects.


7-year-old ‘drafted’ by track & field/cross country team

Levi Smith, 7, has been drafted as a member of UTC’s track and field/cross country team.


Second annual MOC Forward conference addresses diversity, inclusion

The second annual MOC (Move Our Campus) Forward conference featured 24 presentations or panel discussions on the theme of “Communities and Conversations on the Path to Inclusive Excellence.”


UTC Vice Chancellor Brown chosen for prestigious NAACP award

UTC’s Richard Brown, executive vice chancellor for finance and administration, is the recipient of the 2018 NAACP James R. Mapp Ruby Hurley Image Award.


Join Us: November 2018 Events

Curated list of community events happening at or around UTC.

Engaging students, Inspiring change, and Enriching community.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a comprehensive, community-engaged campus of the University of Tennessee System.