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ThinkAchieve Newsletter - Spring 2014

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ThinkAchieve Newsletter - Spring 2013

Chancellor Angle delivers State of the University Address on March 5

UTC Chancellor Steven R. Angle will deliver “Achieving Excellence—Charting the path to the future” to the community on Wednesday, March 5 at 8 a.m. at the Hunter Museum of American Art.

The right Angle: Chancellor targets student success and community connections

Before he even had a desk on campus, Chancellor Steven Angle hired a new provost, a new athletics director, and two head basketball coaches—and he hasn’t slowed down since. Angle was named chancellor in March 2013 and assumed the office on July 1.  But he worked with Interim Chancellor Grady Bogue to fill some critical leadership positions during the period before he came to Chattanooga. Angle comes to Chattanooga from

Experiential learning increases student success

think-achieve-2013-01-2Eleven UTC students in the upper level cross-disciplinary course Tropical Island Ecology and Geology conducted research in San Salvador last summer, where they examined coral and algae living on natural reefs and compared them to those living on artificial reefs, such as sunken ships. Dr. Ann Holmes, Assistant Professor of Geology, and Dawn Ford, Adjunct Professor in Biological and Environmental Sciences, added a new layer of learning for these students by earning the designation of the pilot ThinkAchieve Experiential Learning class.

UTC selected as College of Distinction

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the only Tennessee public institution selected as a 2013-2014 College of Distinction.  UTC earned this designation because it is strongly focused on the teaching of undergraduates, it is known for its innovative learning experiences, it is an active campus with various opportunities for personal development, and it is valued by employers for the outstanding preparation it offers students, according to the Colleges

Mad Vocab Art contest supported by ThinkAchieve

think-achieve-2013-mad-vocab-12smallUTC Freshman Composition students, Whitwell Middle School (WMS) students, and community representatives enjoyed a celebration of language power with a Mad Vocab Art contest designed by Madonna Kemp.