Groundwork laid for Strategic Plan

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Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — With the help of faculty, staff, students and community leaders, the University has begun work on a five-year strategic plan to lay out priorities for the near future. The institutional guide is being developed by the University’s Strategic Planning Steering Committee. So far, the steering committee has met with a […]

SGA Report

By Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Guest speakers • Bradley Bell, assistant director of New Student and Family Programs, said it is time to hire new orientation leaders. • Ericka Hill, tutor coordinator for the Center for Advisement and Student Success, said they are working on a new tutoring department that will cater to students […]

SGA Report

Guest speakers • Dr. Bryan Rowland, vice chancellor for Development and Alumni Affairs, said that while there are 52,000 alumni, UTC wants to increase engagement from the alumni outside of Chattanooga. Dr. Rowland also let SGA know there are ideas for more funding for study abroad programs to allow them to be more accessible to […]

SGA Report

Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Executive Report • SGA President Robert Fisher said there will be a president’s roundtable Sept. 22 at noon in the Heritage Room , which will include presidents from student organizations on campus. Adviser Report • Vine 324 approached SGA’s External Affairs Committee regarding advertising on campus. Dean Jim Hicks said […]

Student fee results lead to talks on student need

Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Student organizations will have less in programming fees this year after about 30 percent of students voted to “opt out” of designating their fees. When accessing their My MocsNet account at the beginning of the year, students were asked to choose whether they wanted their programming and services fee to […]

SGA Report

Gregory Jackson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Guest Speaker • Provost Ainsworth discussed the development of a new strategic plan for the University. The Provost took the senate through a guided dialogue centering around what students need from the strategic plan. The strategic plan guides the University academically, administratively and socially as well these plans have a […]

SGA Report

Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Guest Speaker • Bill Rush spoke to SGA about the Chattanooga Mobile Market, a mobile grocery store for people with limited to no access to an affordable, nearby grocery store. The goal of the Mobile Market is to provide fresh, healthy, local food to areas considered to be in a […]

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By Ashley Closson, Chattanooga, Tenn., — Guest Speaker • Geoff Wilcox spoke to SGA about getting more students to come to athletic events, creating a better student experience. Wilcox talked about the possibility of an app called Fanmaker, which would give students the chance to earn points toward Go Mocs Rewards by coming to events. […]

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By Mocs News Staff Chattanooga, TN (Mocs News) –  Guest speaker Tom Griscom spoke to the Student Government Association about improving student success on campus. Griscom wanted the students’ input on what changes could be made to attract students to stay at UTC. Students suggested easier navigation of the school website and a distinct connection […]

SGA Report

By Eve Hermann– Guest Speaker Tom Griscom spoke to SGA about student success and ways for the University to improve. SGA brainstormed with Mr. Griscom and many senators mentioned that having more sections of certain classes and more partnerships with the city are two big ways for the University to improve. Executive Reports SGA President […]