Brock Scholar and elementary education major Rebekah Cahill, who will be graduating from UTC in December, placed second in the 2023 Sloane Prize for Undergraduate Research poster competition at the 58th annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference in Chicago. NCHC’s annual meeting is the second-largest all-discipline undergraduate research conference and the largest national gathering of honors educators, administrators and staff members.
Dr. John “Trey” Straussberger has been selected as director of the Office of National Scholarships at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
For UTC sophomore, helping improve health in underserved communities is ‘what I want to do 110% deep in my soul’
Gillian Morton, a Brock Scholar in the Honors College majoring in pre-health professional exercise and health science with minors in biology and chemistry, was one of five UTC undergraduates to attend this summer’s HBCU Wellness Project at Meharry Medical College in Nashville.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Honors College is joining forces with the city of Chattanooga to find new and better ways to solve some of the city’s problems. The UTC Innovations in Honors program and the Chattanooga Department of Innovation Delivery and Performance have agreed to collaborate on developing solutions to citywide challenges involving public housing and health during the 2023-2024 academic year.
UTC senior Adrial Poo Armas, a computer science major and Innovations in Honors student, has spent this summer as an intern at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories.
Open house gives incoming Honors College students chance “to see the best of everything UTC has to offer”
The Guerry Center recently welcomed nearly 80 guests to the 2nd annual Honors College Open House Accepted Students Day—including 34 high school students. While some of the students in attendance still had decisions to be made, most had already accepted their offers to become members of the UTC Class of 2027.
A Brock Scholar as a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student, Gus Gaston is heading to Germany in July after being selected as one of 75 finalists for the 2023-2024 year of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be the newest institution participating in the Grand Challenges Scholars Program, an initiative supported by the National Academy of Engineering to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century.
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.