University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chancellor Steven R. Angle has been elected to the board of directors of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, a consortium of presidents and chancellors of CUMU member institutions.
UTC will celebrate all of its first-generation college students Nov. 6-10 during First Gen Week. The weeklong series of events will recognize trailblazing Mocs creating their own unique path here at UTC as the first in their families to pursue college degrees.
A new UTC monthly welcoming event brings together Mocs staff hired during the previous month. For instance, employees who joined UTC in September were invited to an Oct. 24 meet-and-greet—which also included several Executive Leadership Team members and administrative support staff.
The Power C Tour gives high school students, transfers, graduate students and their families a feel for UTC. Representatives from the academic colleges, student services and the UTC Executive Leadership Team—plus current students and mascot Scrappy—travel to each site to answer questions and make connections in a friendly, relaxed environment.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Nursing’s long-held dream of a new building has received the funding needed to become a reality. The Dorothy and Jim Kennedy Health Sciences Building will be the new home of the UTC School of Nursing thanks to an $8-million gift from the Kennedy Foundation, Inc.—the largest gift in School of Nursing history. The official announcement took place at an Oct. 23 on-campus event.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received an $8-million gift from the Kennedy Foundation, Inc. to name the forthcoming home of the UTC School of Nursing the Dorothy and Jim Kennedy Health Sciences Building. This is the largest single gift in UTC School of Nursing history.
A long-awaited tribute to the legacy of the pioneering African American Greek-letter fraternities and sororities on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus has formally been unveiled. On Friday, Oct. 6, as part of Homecoming Week, a grand opening ceremony was held to introduce UTC Divine Nine Heritage Park, a monument and destination spot to educate the campus on the origins, history and purpose of the National Panhellenic Council’s “Divine Nine.”
At UTC, great opportunities come from understanding why we exist, who we are, and our impact on lives, community, and society. Working together over 10 years, we have made significant strides as Chattanooga’s university. As we look to this next decade, our actions must be relevant, easily understood, and difference-makers. We must be innovative as we stay true to our values and who we are.
Every September, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga celebrates Founder’s Week—a weeklong commemoration of the first day in the University’s history. On Sept. 15, 1886, Chattanooga University opened its doors for the first time with a teaching staff of seven and an enrollment of 118 students.
Should I go to college? Can I afford college? Where should I go to college? Those questions were at the center of the conversation when officials with the University of Tennessee System and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga visited four Chattanooga metropolitan area high schools on Wednesday, Sept. 6, as part of the UT Promise tour.