A pair of best-selling authors are coming to UTC for a conversation exploring how storytelling can broaden perspectives. National Book Award winner Colum McCann, author of the New York Times bestseller “Let the Great World Spin,” and Ishmael Beah, a Quill Award-nominated author and human rights activist, will participate in a panel discussion called “Changing the World with Stories” from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the University Center Auditorium.
A memorable Homecoming Week 2023 at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga came to a close on Saturday, Oct. 7, with the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of the Mocs’ football game against Western Carolina—seniors Tred Hill and Dominique Harris.
Twelve Chattanooga residents, ranging in age from their 70s to 98 years old, agreed to have their life memories—good and bad—transformed into dramatic monologues for “Unmasking: Elders Speak.” The production is helmed by Dr. Peggy Douglas, adjunct professor of economics in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Dr. Anne Swedberg, associate professor of theater at UTC.
Before the start of orientation, a new batch of orientation leaders learned about the various departments at UTC and prepared for a hectic summer.
The summer semester has officially begun, which means that University of Tennessee at Chattanooga faculty, staff and students are gearing up for the arrival of new students on campus in August. Freshman orientation begins on June 5 and continues until August. The two-day orientation sessions will provide incoming students with information and resources to begin their college journey.
UTC held its annual spring Blue and Gold Preview Day on April 1 to show prospective students and their families the uniqueness of the University. With around 465 students in attendance for the event—plus parents and other family members—2023’s spring preview day was the largest the campus has ever had.
On March 8, the UTC Chamber Singers will perform selections from “The Sound of Music” in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Center.
A memorable Homecoming Week 2022 at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga was capped off by a football victory and the crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen, Isaiah Owens and Delali Gadzekpo.