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Wheelchair Tai Chi helping veterans cope with trauma

  Crisis creates opportunity. That’s one of the philosophies espoused by Zibin Guo and a mainstay of the Wheelchair/Adaptive Tai Chi for Veterans program, which he directs. Funded by the Adaptive Sports Program of the United States Veterans Administration, the program integrates deep breathing with the gentle, flowing movements of tai chi chuan, a martial art known for its health benefits and meditation. Practicing it provides a suitable format

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UTC chosen as a ‘Military Friendly School’

A national veterans organization has named UTC as an excellent school for veterans

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Seven student-veterans honored in inaugural Cording and Coining Ceremony

Recent UTC graduates who also are veterans honored in special ceremony.

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Student veteran to be given Quilt of Valor signed by students, faculty and staff

Signed by students, faculty and staff, Quilt of Valor will be given to a student veteran.

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Paying it back: Veterans receive college credits for their military service

Melissa Speed poses in front of Founders Hall

Melissa Speed initially joined the Navy after high school because she didn’t really want to go to college. She served active duty out of Virginia for seven years. During that time, she worked in information technology, helping with troubleshooting, satellite communications, and networking. When Speed returned to Chattanooga, it seemed natural to her to enroll at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She wanted a useful degree that could

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