UTC senior Mateo Jimenez has been serving as an American Connection Corps/Regional Connectivity Fellow for Lead For America—a national nonprofit organization that trains college students to serve as full-time local government or nonprofit employees in their home communities. Fellows are placed in positions where they can directly impact challenges such as education, healthcare, economic development, environmental sustainability and social equity.
The creation of the UTC Global Response Assistantship opens doors to international students impacted by the crisis in Ukraine.
On Saturday, Jujuan Lewis will receive his bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from UTC. On Saturday, his mom, Latarsha Lewis, will receive her associate’s degree in science with a major in dental hygiene.
Selected as a scholar, Edwards will meet with administrators and student leaders from universities across the country to talk about racial and ethnic relations on college campuses and discuss new ways of providing opportunities for traditionally underrepresented populations in higher education.
The Student Government Association’s Outstanding Seniors for 2018 were introduced in a Patten Chapel ceremony.
During the season of giving, UTC students have participated in several philanthropic activities.
Student Government Association officers for the 2014-2015 year are President Robert Fisher, Vice President Hannah Turcotte, and Treasurer David Taylor.
Representatives from more than 30 community organizations attended UTC’s first community service fair, introducing students to volunteering opportunities in the Chattanooga area.
Robert Fisher, Student Government Association (SGA) President and a Brock Scholar, recently added yet another addition to his already lengthy lists of achievements. After a nearly unanimous nomination by the SGA executive board followed by a thorough interview process, Fisher was recently appointed to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) as the student representative of the University of Tennessee System.
Robert Fisher had sixty minutes warning he would meet President Barack Obama.
Fisher is a UTC Brock Scholar and the incoming Student Government Association President. He spent the summer in Washington, D.C., as an intern for the Center for American Progress, following his acceptance into The Institute for Responsible Citizenship’s prestigious summer leadership program. Fisher and his student colleagues met with lawmakers and asked for a resolution to the student loan interest rate problem.