Before a packed audience in the Guerry Center Reading Room on Feb. 24, the inaugural O’Dea Lecture in the Humanities series sponsored by the UTC Honors College kicked off. UC Foundation Professor of English Gregory O’Dea gave his talk titled “Humanities in the Wild: Reintroducing a Vital Species of Thought.”
Dr. Greg O’Dea is the recipient of the National Collegiate Honors Council’s 2022 Sam Schuman Award for Excellence at a Four-Year Institution—a prestigious award in the world of Honors colleges and programs.
The 259th overall commencement for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, which was founded in 1886 as the then-private Chattanooga University, takes place May 6 and May 7.
Debbie and Michael Bell met on the UTC campus in 1981 and were married in 1982.