Local store weaves blue and gold ties

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By Heather Peckham, Chattanooga, TN –Monograms, embroidery, and engravings! Oh my! Charlotte’s Web Monograming and Gift, located in the heart of Riverview, at 1150 Hixson Pike, offers selections of various, personalized gifts: from homemade pompom fringe towels and handbags to engraved jewelry and embroidered T-shirts. The owner of Charlotte’s Web, Heather G. Corley, is a […]

Physical therapy gains new perspectives from visiting Thai professors

Contributed photo by David Levine, Department of Physical Therapy
Visiting: Professors from Kasetsart University in Thailand pose with University physical therapy professors.  The Thai professors, who are establishing a rehabilitation center in Bangkok, use equipment made in Chattanooga.

By Hannah Shaw, Chattanooga, TN—Professors from the department of physical therapy hosted faculty from Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand on Feb. 20. Kasetsart University was looking to establish a rehabilitation center and were using equipment that was made in Chattanooga. A company called Chattanooga Group was in touch with the Thailand professors and brought them […]

University one of 100 colleges nationwide to receive highest community service honor


By Leah Kiernozek, Chattanooga, TN–The President’s Education Community Service Honor Roll named UTC as one of 100 schools nationwide to be awarded with distinction. The University was selected out of more than 5,000 private and public schools to receive the award based on commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Deborah Arfken, University planning director […]

University becoming first option among potential students

By Idris Garcia, Chattanooga, TN–Once the baby sister of the beloved University of Tennessee at Knoxville that no one wanted a part of, UTC is growing up to be a viable option for students. When I started as a freshman three years ago, I was under the impression that it was nothing more than a […]

University wins sustainability award

Photo by Mary Gower

By Idris Garcia, Chattanooga, TN–The University received an award, presented by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, for its efforts in sustainability and commitment to the environment during a Sustainability Summit Feb. 15 at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Fifteen schools and 130 students, including 20 from UTC, participated in the summit, Lisa Darger, […]

Wild Art: UTC shake

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Student loan debt has grown 58 percent nationally since 2005

Student debt: Andre Charitat, a Knoxville senior, goes over HOPE scholarship requirements with financial aid advisor Sylvia Gray. Though student debt is on the rise nationally, officials say students can take advantage of state and institutional funding sources to avoid taking out excessive loans.

By Aaron Wells, Chattanooga, TN–University officials encourage students to be cautious before deciding to accept a student loans, after a recent report found many college students are faced with an increasing amount of debt after graduation. The report, which Fair Isaac Corporation released, found student debt between 2005 and 2012 grew 58 percent, with the […]

Documentary reveals University’s history

By Eleanor Angel, Chattanooga, TN–A documentary film called “Reaching the Light: The Story of the Desegregation of the University of Chattanooga” was debuted last February and shown again Tuesday Feb. 5 in the UC auditorium. The film was written and directed by Betsy  Alderman, communication department head. The co-producer, writer and scoring were by professor […]

Parody UTC accounts demeaning, not funny

EDITORIAL–We are constantly on social media in an attempt to not only promote our product but also stay updated on what is happening on campus and across the country. Plenty of Facebook and Twitter accounts exist with the goal of spreading news and positive messages about what is happening around us. An equal amount of […]

Committee narrows chancellor candidate selection to three

Megan Ferguson, Chattanooga, TN–Officials narrowed the number of candidates to three after they provided feedback Monday on the candidates looking to fill the position as UTC Chancellor. The three remaining candidates are Dr. Diane Allen, Dr. Steve Angle and Dr. Harold Jones. Chancellor Search Committee Chair Larry Arrington said the search and screen committee met […]