For the past academic year Dr. Gary Liguori, Department Head, Health and Human Performance, had a packed schedule that included a flight to Wuhan, China where he presented at the Global Fitness Summit, and a trip to the White House for a meeting with Michelle Obama as part of her “Let’s Move” initiative.
Upcoming concert honors our fallen five
Two upcoming performances honoring Chattanooga’s fallen servicemen will feature musical tribute Five, composed by UTC’s Kenyon Wilson.
Women’s History Month Speaker Series
Reflecting, Re-envisioning, Renewing: Women’s Studies After 45 Years. Join UTC’s Women’s Studies department in celebrating Women’s History Month with a series of talks every Monday night for the month of February.
Carter arrangement brings peace to Charleston mourners
Arrangement by renowned musician and arranger and retired UTC Professor of Music Roland Carter was featured during the funeral service of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.
Faculty, staff receive grants
Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education received $3000 from Hamilton County DoE, and Dr. John McCormack, Station Manager of WUTC, attracted $137,999 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Campus donations assist Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Faculty, staff and students generously contributed enough food items to pack three electric trucks for WRCB’s Share Your Christmas, held annually to benefit the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. Facilities “elves” packed up the food and delivered it with assistance from athletics personnel to the First Tennessee Pavilion.
Noe kicks off Women’s Studies annual lecture series
Women’s Studies at UTC kicks off its annual lecture series on Monday, November 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Signal Mountain Room of the University Center with a presentation by Dr. Marcia Noe entitled “BFFs or Frenemies: Female Friendship in Literature and Culture.” All lectures in the series are open to the public and there…
Psychology faculty conduct “Being Spiritual” survey
Dr. Ralph Hood, professor in the UTC Department of Psychology, and his team of researchers are hoping at least 600 participants in the United States will take a survey about spirituality and religion. A new project entitled “‘Being Spiritual’ in Germany and the U.S.A.” is being conducted by Hood’s team with the Center for Biographical…
Dr. June Scobee Rodgers’ Newest Book is Out of This World
Dr. June Scobee Rodgers will be signing copies of Star Challengers on October 15, 2-4 p.m. at the Challenger Learning Center. Books will be available for purchase at 50 percent off the regular price. Rodgers is best known as the founding chairman of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education. But her newest venture is…
New encyclopedia on religion has UTC connections
A new contemporary, multidisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion in America has been edited by UTC Professor Emeritus Dr. Charles Lippy and includes nearly a dozen contributors with UTC connections.