Three members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga family—Executive Director of the Disability Resource Center Michelle Rigler, Associate Dean of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies David Rausch, who also is a professor and director of the Learning and Leadership program, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Abeer Mustafa—are being honored this week for the work they do by UT System President Randy Body and his Be One UT cabinet.
Three UTC faculty and staff members were announced as 2023 President’s Award recipients—the highest accolade an employee can receive from the UT System. President Randy Boyd announced that Dr. Michelle Rigler, Dr. Abeer Mustafa and Dr. David Rausch are among 14 award winners from across the UT System recognized for their accomplishments and dedication to Be One UT values.
An initiative that Hayleigh Weissenbach—now a campus coordinator for the UTC Mosaic program—began during her undergraduate days as a student-athlete changed her career path.
In national college rankings, the Disability Resource Center is praised for its work.
10 from UTC earn the first-ever “One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grants” funded by the UT System.
Seven sensory rooms scattered around UTC’s campus help alleviate stress for students.
Faculty and staff are invited to drop in and learn more about accessibility of materials and services and what resources are available at UTC.