Laurel Snyder thought she had her future mapped out before she started at UTC. She was going to be a poet. She had always been a poet. But she also harbored a secret love for children’s books. After graduating from UTC with a degree in humanities, Snyder decided to turn her secret passion into her job. She’s now a published author of more than a dozen books, many written for children.
Four faculty members at UTC have been named as exceptional educators by the UT Alumni Association.
An interesting conversation with a local man, a visit to a national park and thoughts on Black History Month are a few of the things on the mind of UTC English professor James Arnett during his time in Zimbabwe.
Unexpected, unconventional, unorthodox are some of the words used to describe a new publication from the graduate program of UTC’s English department. Titled Catalpa the publication was inspired by online and print magazines like Bitter Southerner, Oxford American and Orion.
Violinist Tami Lee Hughes conceived, created and performs the innovative program featuring African-American artists through music, poetry and visual images.
This past spring, Dr. James Arnett, Assistant Professor of English, landed in Zimbabwe to start his journey as a Fulbright scholar.
When Hannah Rials was 12 years old, she woke up from a dream about a teenage vampire. Instead of rolling over and going back to bed, she got up and started writing. Eight years later, those late night writings are now a published novel called Ascension.
National Book Award winner Nikky Finney is coming to town.
UTC students discuss their internship experiences. Internships give students an edge in the job market, and teach a wide range of skills that can’t be learned through coursework alone, demonstrating to employers that potential hires have the drive to apply themselves in a non-academic environment.
Master Gunnery Sgt. Jane Cross, a UTC graduate, will take part in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band.