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Outreach to Alumni

These groups have been involved to date with the strategic planning initiative. They have responded to questions related to the UTC Vision and potential branding messages. In addition, they provided feedback on student success and community partnerships that is being used in developing the strategic objectives for UTC.

  • April 1 – UTC Alumni Council

Interview Notes

Alumni Council

Student success:

  • Caring and nurturing in situations
  • Campus involvement in organizations
  • Engagement – knowing, understanding, supporting
  • Completion – intrusive advising
  • Connecting post graduation
  • Service learning, i.e., nurses & Erlanger
  • Interaction outside of the classroom
  • Job placement
  • Students with evaluators
  • Student/ teacher ratios
  • Understanding students
  • Student-to-student mentoring
  • Role models
  • Telling the UTC story 

Community connections:

  • Leadership – lead the community conversations in areas that matter
  • Resource for the community – find solutions, research, academics
  • Applied research to the metro area
  • Service
  • Non-profits
  • Promote businesses and they will support us
  • Economic development – we are feeder for our major employers and the products they produce
  • Economic impact
  • Diversify the curriculum with competitive online
  • NOT really friendly
  • Identity – blue & gold
  • Challenge from For Profits – undergraduate and graduate
  • 4 year experience/ 2 year experience