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Executive order establishes Mayor’s Task Force to end chronic veterans’ homelessness

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and City Council Chairman Chip Henderson came to campus to meet with members of the UTC Student Veterans Organization and UTC faculty members who served in the military to discuss the issues veterans face during service and upon their return home.

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Veterans Entrepreneurship Program changes lives

After Beau Sidell spent four years in the U.S. Air Force, she became a dental hygienist, and followed up with two years of pre-med classes. She became interested in alternative medicine, and it has inspired her to begin her own business—a non-profit organization called Wild Mane Ranch, where veterans will help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to learn eco-friendly, sustainable skills and alternative therapies.

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Charlie Daniels Concert to benefit Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

Charlie Daniels portrait

The purchase of a ticket to see the Charlie Daniels Band in concert on May 2, 7 p.m. at Engel Stadium will benefit the Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) offered at UTC.

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Entrepreneurial ideas presented in competitions

UTC students and local veterans showcased their entrepreneurial spirit with two competitions to test their business ideas.

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Veteran gains new insight in University entrepreneurship program

When Ezekiel Jones’s doctor diagnosed him with pre-diabetes and warned him of the serious health risks he could be facing, the former military serviceman took action and lost more than 50 pounds. In an effort to help others live a healthier lifestyle, Jones is working on his idea to create a gym geared especially toward senior citizens in this summer’s UTC Veterans Entrepreneurship (VEP) program.

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