Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen Parker, Civil Rights Division, New Orleans, Louisiana, will present The Tarnished Badge on Thursday, October 17, 5:30 p.m. at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Fine Arts Center in the Roland Hayes Auditorium, located at the corner of Vine and Palmetto Streets. This event is free and open to the public.
The new head of the UTC Department of Political Science, Public Administration and Nonprofit Management never had the opportunity to meet the late Dr. Bob Swansbrough, but she perfectly described the longtime UTC professor of political science and administrator at a recent gathering of friends and colleagues.
Dr. Irina Khmelko grew up under communist control in Kiev, Ukraine, and faced persecution just for sneaking to attend church. Khmelko is now assisting her native country in forming a more democratic government by partnering with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Putting into practice the motto “we care,” students from the UTC Political Science, Public Administration and Nonprofit Management (PAMN) program graduate and often go on to work at area non-profit organizations, including the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, Boy Scouts of America, and the Tennessee Aquarium. During the program’s annual meeting, current students participated in a networking session with alumni, gaining advice and insight about non-profit careers.
The desegregation of college football affected more than just the players on the field. In his lecture, titled “Desegregating College Football in the Jim Crow South, 1945-1975,” Dr. Zeb Baker, Visiting Professor of History at Georgia Southern University, tells the story of how it affected all of campus life. His lecture takes place on Thursday, March 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the…