Blog Archives

UTC part of effort to manufacture face shields for medical personnel

  UTC Professor Trevor Elliott is doing a lot to combat Coronavirus in a challenging setting. In the background of a phone conversation, Elliott’s three-month-old daughter is screaming like a three-month-old screams. At the same time, his three-year-old daughter is bugging him for attention. “Here, I’ll pick you up,” he says to the youngest one. “OK, give me just a minute,” he tells the older one. It’s about noon

Tagged with:

Chancellor Steve Angle praises students, faculty and staff for response efforts

UTC Chancellor Steve Angle praises students, faculty and staff for their combined efforts in response to the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

Tagged with:

Changes taking place across the entire UTC campus

Information For more details on getting ready for online classes: Faculty: https://www.utc.edu/information-technology/working-remotely.php Students: https://www.utc.edu/information-technology/juststudents.php Most students are already familiar with the two pieces of software that will provide much of the online work: Canvas has been in use by students and faculty for several months to receive classroom assignments, talk with their professors and take quizzes, among other tasks. https://www.utc.edu/walker-center-teaching-learning/canvas/canvas.php Zoom is video-conferencing software that allows face-to-face meetings with

Tagged with:

UTC coursework goes online March 23

  In response to growing concern about coronavirus (COVID-19) and its possible effect on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus, UTC will suspend face-to-face classes as of Monday, March 16. The week of March 16 will be used to migrate face-to-face courses to online instruction platforms. Online courses will officially start the week of March 23, and plans call for the resumption of normal operations Monday, March 30.

Tagged with:

Good to Know: Spring Break Cometh

Travel Health: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/spring-break-travel Hey, did you know Spring Break officially starts Monday? Yeah, rhetorical question. You’re already counting down the seconds until your last class. Nine days away from the stress of school. Exams. Huh? Textbooks. What are those?  Research papers? Never heard of ’em. Beach. Mountains. Home. Here we come. But—yeah, sorry, there’s a but. Coronavirus. Even though your chances of getting coronavirus are slim, and the CDC

Tagged with:
Categories