The mission of the UTC Center for Wellbeing is to support the personal and academic growth of our students by cultivating a well and safe campus community. The center encourages life-long wellbeing by promoting healthy coping skills, a culture of care, risk reduction and wellness.
Three UTC seniors, psychology major Destini Givens and nursing majors Emmanuella Ingabire and Kendrick Cox, are among six statewide recipients of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation BlueCross Power of We Scholarships.
The 2023 Meacham Writers’ Workshop will take place Sept. 21-23 at various UTC campus locations and off-campus at Stove Works (1250 E. 13th St. in Chattanooga). The program, which is free and open to the public, consists of readings, panels and workshops with the goal of creating an informal setting where well-known writers from around the country, local writers, students, novice writers and their readers can freely and equally exchange ideas, works and readings.
For the first time in its history, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will offer Spanish-language campus tours starting this month. The inaugural guided tour, led by UTC students, will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25. Buses will pick up prospective high school students and their families at 4 p.m. from La Paz Chattanooga—located at 809 S. Willow St.—and a trio of local high schools: The Howard School, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy and East Ridge High School.
This summer, UC Foundation Professor of Spanish Lynn Purkey has led a six-week Beginning Conversational Spanish Course for UTC faculty and staff.
MOC Academy, created by Student Success Programs, is a UTC program aimed at preparing first-year undergraduate men of color for a successful transition to college.
From University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: The perception of an art degree is changing. While other areas of academic study may struggle in the wake of the pandemic, recruitment numbers are up in the Department of Art at UTC. Department Head Angie To credits some of that change in perception to the state of affairs in the modern world.
Whether it’s a water balloon battle or bouncing around a trampoline park, there is always something happening at Mocs Adventure Camp. The atmosphere is hectic and electric as kids from kindergarten to eighth grade experience all that Campus Recreation at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has to offer.
Andrew O’Brien, an associate professor in the UTC Department of Art, was awarded a $10,000 grant to incorporate something new into his art—the scent of honeysuckle. “It has allowed me to be a little more ambitious and try something that is certainly more experimental.”
Before the start of orientation, a new batch of orientation leaders learned about the various departments at UTC and prepared for a hectic summer.