The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is establishing the UTC Research Institute as a strategic initiative launched to pursue increased research funding, interdisciplinary collaboration across campus, and support for community and local industry priorities. The Research Institute will be led by Dr. Mina Sartipi, founding director of the UTC Center for Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP) and Guerry Professor of Computer Science and Engineering.
“These students are the future of our city and the future of our country, and we are proud to have them represent University High”
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 27, officially launched University High, a new two-year program designed to help Hamilton County High School students get a head start on a college degree. University High will be headquartered on the UTC campus.
UTC launches accelerated nursing degree program
An accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program will begin at UTC in the fall 2023 semester. The accelerated BSN program is intended for those who already have bachelor’s degrees in any field and are seeking to transition to nursing careers.
Dr. Daniel Pack named dean of Baylor University School of Engineering and Computer Science
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announced that Dr. Daniel Pack, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been named dean of the Baylor University School of Engineering and Computer Science, effective June 1.
UTC, Hamilton County Schools collaborate to create University High
A college pipeline for high school students who might not have considered a four-year university education is the goal of a new partnership between Hamilton County Schools and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Debuting in fall 2023, University High is a HCS initiative headquartered on the UTC campus serving students and their families at no cost to them.
Tip of the cap: UTC to host commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday
Fall commencement at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will be celebrated with three separate ceremonies taking place over two days starting Friday, Dec. 16. All ceremonies will take place inside McKenzie Arena,
Hale the conquering hero: From ‘fish out of water’ first gen student to provost
UTC Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Jerold Hale shares his first-generation college graduate success story. UTC celebrates First Gen Week Nov. 7-12.
UTC plans new cybersecurity degree for 2023 launch
A new Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology in Cybersecurity degree program at UTC will directly address workforce needs. Approximately 6,700 cybersecurity jobs are open in Tennessee—including 300-plus in southeast Tennessee and north Georgia—and employment demand is expected to grow 22-24% in the next five years.
UTC honors faculty with professorships, grants and professional leave
A message from Provost Jerold Hale: At the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, we regularly celebrate the accomplishments of all our distinguished faculty members. The faculty members below have recently been recognized for excellence with a variety of professorships, grants and professional leave opportunities. Please join us in congratulating them on their success. The Alexander and Charlotte Guerry…
UTC plays host to Tennessee governor and congressional candidate forum
The UTC University Center was the site for a public forum for Tennessee candidates for office on June 30. The event was part of a series of candidate forums organized on UT campuses throughout the state by the UT System in partnership with the USA TODAY Network Tennessee.