the petitioned department, and credit awarded on the individual merit of the application. A fee based on the current charge for each hour of credit awarded and a $50.00 application fee will be charged upon award.
Continuing Education and Public Service
The Division of Continuing Education and Public Service provides high quality lifelong learning opportunities to individuals seeking personal growth or professional development programs; workshops or certificates; and college degrees to students who are located off-campus.
Off-campus and Distance Learning Credit Courses
Beth Dodd, Director
Tonya Pace, Distance Learning Manager
To meet the needs of individuals who wish to complete degree programs at off-campus locations, a balanced schedule of credit offerings are presented at numerous locations including Cleveland, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Instruction includes both on-site and distance learning via real-time, two-way interactive telecourses. Persons interested in receiving off-campus instruction should contact the Division of Continuing Education for further information at (423) 755-4344.
Cheryl Faulkner, Program Coordinator
To meet the needs of individuals and groups seeking professional development learning experiences, Pathways to Excellence, a continuous learning process, is skill-based and offered in both public and customized formats. Pathways to Excellence includes over 100 modules designed to enhance professional growth in areas of Leadership, Performance Management, Quality and Workplace Teams and also offers thirteen certificate programs. Pathways to Excellence includes professional certification preparation programs for Professional Engineers, Professionals in Human Resource Management and Certified Public Accountants.
The professional development programs award Continuing Education Units (CEUs), and the division maintains individual transcripts and issues certificates.
Ginny Reese, Associate Director
Heather Bennett, Coordinator
To extend university resources to the community, the Division offers personal development programs for all ages including Youth University, the Chattanooga Ballet, Elderscholars and courses in art, literature, foreign languages, recreation and others.
The Division coordinates the admission and advisement of local high school students participating in the Tennessee Joint Enrollment program and UTC's College Challenge Program.
Meeting Management and Video Production
Cheryl Faulkner, Meeting Management
Chris Willis, Video Production
The Division of Continuing Education professional staff offers a top quality learning environment and a wide variety of program planning and implementation services.
- Fifteen+ meeting rooms with seating from 10 to 450
- Flexible seating arrangements
- Event/conference management services
- Teleconferencing & satellite downlink
- Catering services to meet all your needs
- Registration services
- Video production services
Information Technology Division
Monty Wilson, Assistant Vice Chancellor
The mission of the Information Technology Division is to provide students, faculty, and staff with information technology services that are available, reliable, responsive, cost effective, and delivered in a proactive and courteous manner.
The University provides both general-purpose computer labs and more than sixty departmental labs. All buildings and dorms on the campus have high-speed Internet access. Students, faculty and staff have accounts and networked storage for e-mail, documents, and personal web pages. A Help Desk supplies technical support including troubleshooting of hardware and software and assistance in connecting to the campus network. Audiovisual technology is provided through permanent classroom installations and equipment delivery upon request. For more information on technology services, see http://itd.utc.edu.
Theresa Liedtka, Professor and Dean, UTC Lupton Library
Greetings from the Lupton Library! The Lupton Library is at the center of many teaching, learning, and research activities for the students, faculty, and staff of UTC. If you need research assistance for a paper, or are looking for a good book to read, wireless access, or a place where your group can work together, then the Library is for you! The Library is open over 90 hours a week in the semester and has a staff of 30 librarians and library specialists here to help you succeed in research and curricula endeavors.
Information about the Lupton Library can be found at http:// www.library.utc.edu. Our web site serves as an information portal. You can access resources from the site and learn about services and policy information that may be relevant to you. If you prefer please stop by to say hello, call us at 423-425-4510 or email us www.lib.utc.edu/forms/contact_us.phpl.
The Library maintains a wealth of information resources for your use. The collection contains over 500,000 books, 100 databases to identify journal articles, 13,000 electronic and print journal subscriptions, and just over 15,000 audiovisual items. Our total holdings add up to over 1.9 million physical pieces of material and more electronic pages then you can count.