On Dec. 16, Lorina Upshaw, who officially completed her UTC coursework in August, will hear her name called as a recipient of a Bachelor of Applied Science: Applied Leadership degree (BAS-AL). Her journey toward receiving a bachelor’s degree started 53 years ago.
This month, Wanda Lockhart will be the first awardee of the Essentials of Leadership Certificate—the first undergraduate certificate program offered by UTC. Lockhart is the director of clinical reporting for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.
Robyn Berry, who participated in May 5 UTC commencement ceremonies, completed her bachelor’s degree 45 years after she began college.
A new Bachelor of Applied Science: Applied Leadership (BAS-AL) articulation agreement was made official between the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Community College on Friday, Jan. 6, when a signing ceremony took place in the University Center’s UC Foundation Room on the UTC campus.
Larry Guess, an Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter flight paramedic, is a member of the inaugural class of the UTC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Leadership online degree program to complete the curriculum and receive a degree—15 months after the program started and 25 years after his college journey began.
For the next year, Associate Professor Beth Crawford will be chair of the system-wide University Faculty Council.
UTC’s Valerie Rutledge and Elizabeth Crawford gave presentations at a national conference on diversity.