Meet UTC Piggybacks: Alternative transportation raising money for charity

UTC Piggybacks offers a new way to get around campus with tips benefiting local charities. UTC recently sat down with Billy Johnston, Trent Walliser and Matt Conkel of Piggybacks to learn more.

Boulder-climbing part of nine-week program to instill confidence and initiative

  Abassi Walker stares up at the 13-foot tall vertical wall, a gray mass pocked with multicolored knobs, handholds and what amount to nothing more than slight bulges. Taking a deep breath, he grasps a handhold, places his right foot on one of the large knobs and pushes off. Long-limbed and lanky, he looks like a spider as he slowly makes his way up. Then a foot slips. Down

Cirque du Soleil is latest stop in John Faltus’ successful career

  What can you do with a master’s degree in athletic training from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga? In the case of John Faltus, joining the circus is an option—Cirque du Soleil, that is. Faltus, a Rhode Island native who came to UTC by way of Boston, is today head athletic trainer on a North American tour of the Cirque du Soleil production Cortéo. Founded in the 1980s

Research Dialogues set for April 14-15

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1980 shooting of black women the focus of Feb. 20 event

If You Go What: —“Black Heroines for Justice: 1980s Terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga and the Women Who Stood Against Them” When: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 Where: Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Admission: Free Information: Tiffany Herron at yxm968@mocs.utc.du The history Viola Ellison, Lela Evans, Opal Jackson and Katherine Johnson were hit with shotgun pellets fired from a moving car