Approximately 600 veterans, military-affiliated students, spouses and dependents of veterans are enrolled at UTC this fall, comprising more than 5% of the student population. Among that group are a trio who have become fast friends: Kyra Daley, James Sellers and Joe Rowell.
On Friday (Nov. 10), UTC commemorates Veterans Day, a day to reflect on the sacrifices and service our veterans and their families have made for our country. John Harbison and Sandra Cordell are among the many military veterans on the UTC campus.
Families and children of all ages gathered at the UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center for the first-ever STEAMagination festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, art and math. The Challenger Center promotes career exploration for children, provides STEAM learning labs and simulated space missions and often hosts field trips and summer camps for K-12 students.
After a long struggle to return after COVID-19, club sports are finally regaining momentum at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The resurgence was evident at “Chattanooga Nights,” a mid-September recruiting event hosted by the club sports programs that featured games, food and representatives from multiple club sports.
Connection, community, competition: A look into what intramural and club sports at UTC have to offer
Many students arriving on campus for the fall semester seek opportunities for friendship, excitement, exercise and even a chance to test their competitive edge. UTC offers a variety of club and intramural sports that provide these opportunities and have the potential to appeal to every student.
Among the many rituals of the start of a new academic year is the annual University of Tennessee at Chattanooga new student Orientation and Organizations Fair to introduce incoming freshmen and transfer students to the wide variety of clubs and organizations available to them at UTC.
Interdisciplinary research: Undergrads from across the country come to UTC to study Chattanooga’s greenways
This summer, Chattanooga’s greenways became a laboratory for 10 undergraduate students from across the country. Intertwining ecology, biology, geography and public policy, the students used their interdisciplinary research in hopes to improve the Tennessee Riverwalk and South Chickamauga Creek Greenway.
During his time in the U.S. Navy, recent UTC graduate Heber Gutierrez saw the world, but his experience as an opportunity fellow for an art workshop taught him the most about life. With a passion for art, glassblowing and especially pottery, he decided to pursue a degree in studio art.
Advice to incoming freshmen from a graduating student: “Keep exploring, try new things and become familiar with change”
As an intern this summer in UTC Communications and Marketing, Peyton Schultz spent 12 weeks writing about UTC students, faculty and staff and their accomplishments. From research programs to new job prospects to exciting summer internships, she discovered there are many people on campus with great experiences to share.
The Agriculture and Nutrition for Girls while Encouraging Leadership (ANGELS) summer camp experience, held at UTC this summer, aimed to teach science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lessons and empower young Black girls. With a focus on different themes each week, the ANGELS program fostered hands-on learning, leadership experience and creativity.