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Two for two: Lola Oke chosen for second international program

Out of 1,200 applicants, 20 collegiate undergraduates were selected as a 2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program Scholar.

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Identity crises and frustrations: Spring graduates share their stories

Students talk about graduating in May when COVID-19 had turned everything upside-down.

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For Anderson, stuttering is a way of life, not a barrier

Mallory Anderson essay: https://bit.ly/37TEMM1 National Stuttering Association: https://westutter.org/ Mallory Anderson was standing in line at a coffee shop, placing her order. Or trying to. Public tasks like ordering food make her nervous, causing her stutter to kick in more often. It did so at the coffee shop. As she struggled to get the words out, a guy in line behind had a suggestion: “If you can’t order, then move.” Insert disgust

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Inmates to some; but students to Wright and others

Each time Haven Wright left the Bradley County or Hamilton County jails, she heard “Thank you.” Heard it a lot. “They were very appreciative. There wasn’t a day or class period that I walked out of there and they weren’t thanking me for our time because they were very grateful and they view it as a privilege,” she says. “They” were inmates in the jails—both men and women—and Wright

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Celebration of African-American Artists, The Legacy Show comes to UTC

Violinist Tami Lee Hughes conceived, created and performs the innovative program featuring African-American artists through music, poetry and visual images.

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