Jared Steiman, a 2020 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate who now works as a GEAR UP program coordinator in the UTC Center for Community Career Education, became the second UTC alum in recent weeks to be awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. He will be traveling to Mexico in the fall to assist in teaching English while representing the U.S. as a cultural ambassador.
Seven University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students or recent graduates have advanced to the semifinal level in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award process, the highest total in the University’s history.
From experimenting with elephant toothpaste to measuring the width of a single piece of hair, 24 Orchard Knob Middle School seventh-graders got a taste for science and a glimpse of college during their recent visit to UTC.
Volunteers are needed to help teach math to seventh- and eight-graders in late July.
The GEAR UP program helps middle through high schoolers get ready for college—or even get them interested in going if they haven’t been before.
Students from area schools like Howard, Brainerd, and Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy recently explored Campus as part of the GEAR UP program. The rising high school juniors and seniors got a taste for college as they dissected sharks and produced a live talk show in UTC’s TV Studio.