Dylan Rivera, a 2020 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is the director of policy planning and implementation for the city of Chattanooga. His work directly influences Chattanooga’s minority neighborhoods by bridging the disparities in generational health, safety and prosperity.
A map developed by the Interdisciplinary Geospatial Technology (IGT) Lab at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was key in the city’s landing of a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to grow and maintain urban forests, greenspaces and waterways in Chattanooga’s disadvantaged communities.
Go to: https://www.facebook.com/multicultuCHA The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service will take place in a virtual format from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18. Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, the event will be held on Facebook Live. The celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.…
When the City of Chattanooga received the Outstanding Overflow Abatement Award by the Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association, the University was also recognized. Before the Chattanooga City Council, Vice Chancellor Richard Brown received a plaque for the University’s role in the Warner Park/Engel Stadium Combined Sewer Overflow Control Project.