The ROTC program at UTC has formed a partnership with the Eastern Band of Cherokee in North Carolina. UTC has established an internship program for graduates from the Cherokee school, and athletes from the school are being encouraged to try out for UTC’s football program. WUTC’s Richard Winham speaks to Major Robert Ricks from UTC and Lynne Harlan, a public relations coordinator with the Eastern Band of Cherokee.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is now offering the UTC Achieve Degree. The program is designed for working adults who already have two years' worth of college credit. Through online courses, students can earn a Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree. The admissions deadline is November 1st.
The focus for this year's Technology Convergence Showcase is security with the keynote speaker presentation Solving the Security Strategy Puzzle at noon on August 14th in the Chattanooga Convention Center.
Head Start programs help disadvantaged children prepare for early education in primary school. But due to federal sequestration efforts, many local kids will not be able to attend Head Start and Early Head Start programs. WUTC's Mark Colbert has this report.
"At-risk" students are the kids most likely (not) to succeed. They are the first person in their family to attend university. They typically come from low-income single parent homes and, as if that wasn't enough, they often suffer from a physical, emotional, or intellectual disability. The transition from high school to college is tough for any 18 year-old, but for these young men and women the obstacles are often insurmountable. Lucky--very, very lucky--are those who manage to secure a place in Shirl Gholston's Student Support Services.
Samantha Bautista holding her robotic hand. The girls learned the fundamentals behind designing a robotic hand and were able to build these models to move each finger independently and by finger joints.
A group called Friends Of Howard High School is working with local and state officials to garner support for a new school stadium. The facility could be used for band, football, track and field activities and could be an enhancement to Chattanooga's Southside.
From New Mexico to New York, 10 state university systems have announced they are joining the ranks of elite institutions embracing the massive open online course, or MOOC, system.
On Thursday, they unveiled a landmark partnership with Coursera, a for-profit tech company with 3.5 million registered students. It's the biggest effort to catapult degree-granting institutions into the world of global education.
On Friday, Dr. Steve Angle was officially named as UTC's new chancellor.
Dr. Steve Angle sat down with Cindy Carroll, Assistant Director, University Relations and WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller for an in-depth interview. Dr. Angle was recently selected as the new chancellor of the University Of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Dr. E. Grady Bogue, Interim Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has enjoyed a long career in academics and leadership. He’s also authored several books on leadership and education. In this interview, he discusses his philosophy of leadership and how he stepped up very quickly when called to UTC.