Mocs One Center opens in UC

By Isabella Patta, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Questions regarding financial aid, scholarships, UTC Bursar and records will now be answered in the UC. The Mocs One Center was established as a one stop shop for students to ask questions regarding multiple offices or subjects. Students can either ask a question through the website, using a service request form, by phone or […]

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  • International program restructures due to budget strains

    By Sylvia Shipman, Chattanooga, Tenn.— The reorganization and ensuing budget cuts in the international programs office have hurt its staff and students by providing fewer opportunities to study abroad. Kristen Labs, the assistant director of the international programs office, provides insight into the situation. “We combined study abroad and exchange office, English as a second language, and international student […]

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  • Program fosters mentorship

    By Haley Doss, Chattanooga, Tenn. — “Play, Believe, Achieve” Makes a Difference in the Chattanooga Community The Women’s Center hosted the 4th annual “Play, Believe, Achieve” event in honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The event is a mentorship program that allows female students at UTC to be matched with a seventh or eighth grade girl from Chattanooga […]

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  • UC gives space to new mothers

    By Ashley Day, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The new mothers’ room in the University Center is now open and it is providing a private, comfortable space for new mothers to breastfeed, pump and change diapers. The room is located on the first floor of the University Center in room 117, off the hallway leading to the admissions office. It is available […]

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    SGA plans to continue student outreach

    By Hannah Royer, Chattanooga, Tenn. — SGA hopes to be a successful advocate for the University, like incorporating gender-neutral bathrooms in the UC, and continuing their mission to seek out student opinions. Strategic priorities SGA hopes to accomplish this semester are to generate long- lasting policy changes, to make the work they do accessible for students on campus, to engage with […]

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    Library Flood Update: Hoping for a Fast Recovery

    By Isabella Patta, Chattanooga, Tenn. — About 45,000 square feet in the library were damaged by the sprinkler malfunction Monday night, Jan. 18, leading to damage well over $100,000. The damaged area was the majority of the first floor and about two thirds of the ground floor. Carpet, books, floor outlets, ceiling tiles and lights were affected by the […]

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  • Events to commemorate Black History Month

    By Hannah Royer, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The University’s Multicultural Center celebrates Black History Month by hosting events to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans throughout history. Events the Multicultural Center will host during February are movie screenings, a scavenger hunt, open mic night, a book club discussion and an awards ceremony. People of all races are welcome to join. UTC […]

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  • Speaker on diversity and inclusion encourages dialogue

    By Colton Greganti, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Diversity is a crucial aspect of life. It is an aspect that brings growth and change to any individual who becomes involved in it. Often times, diversity is associated with idea of the inclusion of people from different races; however it is much more than that. “Something that most people don’t understand, or don’t […]

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  • Food Pantry addresses need

    By Heather Newlin, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The Office of the Dean of Students is looking for student responses to a survey that will assess the need for food on campus in the interest of creating a food pantry for students. Jennifer Henkle, assistant dean of students and UTC case manager, said that a lot of the UTC […]

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  • National Society of Black Engineers participates in community outreach

    By Sylvia Shipman, Chattanooga, Tenn. — The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) helps black students find success and support in the field of engineering, where many may feel uncomfortable by the lack of representation. They also help both members and local high school students by offering a free ACT prep class. “As African-American students we are under-represented […]

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