Good afternoon everyone welcome to another edition of Mocs News Im Phillip Jones and Regina Wilkerson.
Lets take a look into Campus news The University will observe Constitution Day on Monday, September 18, with an address from Tom Griscom, Publisher and Executive Editor of the Chattanooga Times Free Pressat 4 p.m. in the Raccoon Mountain Room of the UTC University Center. Griscom will present “ Red State, Blue State, or Somewhere In-Between.” This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsors are the Department of Communication and the Chattanooga Association of Phi Beta Kappa.
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UTC Chancellor Roger Brown told faculty members today that the university will hire a consulting firm to help create a new strategic plan, he said.
The university also is close to selecting and hiring a firm to carry out a national search for a new provost, he said.
The updates were among several items Dr. Brown addressed in his report at UTC’s first full faculty meeting of the school year.
Traditionally, freshmen are required to room with other freshmen, allowing more structure (such as special visitation rules) and to make the transition easier by putting them in position to share common experiences with their peers.
Steven Hood Director of Housing said, Since upperclassmen have the opportunity to schedule housing before freshmen, many of the spaces in Lockmiller, Boling and Johnson Village were already booked."
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In national news a Pennsylvai woman facing drug charges admitted in court that she smoked marijuana with her 13-year-old son, often to reward him for doing his homework.
Amanda Lynn Livelsberger, 30, pleaded guilty to several misdemeanor drug charges Monday in Adams County court.
She admitted she had been smoking marijuana with her son since he was 11 and said she had also smoked with two of his friends, ages 17 and 18.
Livelsberger pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of corruption of minors, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a small of amount of marijuana.
She will be sentenced on November 27.
Now lets take a look into sports with Regina:
In campus sports The Mocs football team will be back on the raod again facing Western Kentucky this Saturday. UTC is 4-1 when facing Western Kentucky on the Hilltoppers’ home turf. Eldra Buckley followed up his 204-yard rushing performance from the season opener by running for 105 yards on 24 carries last week at Memphis. It was the fifth straight gamefor Buckley to rush for over 100 yards dating back to last season. He has eight career 100-yard rushing games to rank second in school history. Buckley has accomplished his feat in just 13 career games. In the last outing, Buckley carried the ball for 24 of the team’s 28attempts. He also led the team in receptions for the second straight game with a career-best five catches for 20 yards.
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Today: Showers high 76/ 62
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That’s all for this edtion of Mocs News Im Phillip Jones and Im regina Wilkerson have a great day and stay dry.