Weekly Event List

IN-PERSON EVENTS

2020 Succs: Come join SGA to pot a Succulent!

Monday, October 26

10:30 am – 11:30 am; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm; 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

University Center (Tennessee Room)

Students have the opportunity to plant a succulent and paint the terracotta pot. Tables will be arranged to accommodate social distancing guidelines. NO reservation required! Each wave is first come, first serve. Lines will begin 20 minutes before each wave, and doors will open 5 minutes before each wave. At all times students will be asked to practice social distancing, wear a mask, and sanitize hands often. (Questions can be directed to Anna Brewer at [email protected] or [email protected])

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6558367

 

People’s History of Chattanooga Walking Tours

Monday, October 26

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Miller Plaza’s Waterhouse Pavilion

The theme of the People’s History of Chattanooga tour is ‘White Supremacy and Anti-Racist Resistance in Chattanooga.’ This 1½ to 2-hour tour covers topics including antebellum Chattanooga and slavery, the Civil War and abolition, Reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow, white supremacist reaction, the bus boycott of 1905, the local civil rights movement, the 1971 race riots, the KKK shooting on Ninth Street, and much more.

More information: https://blog.utc.edu/history/2020/09/30/rise-mlk-walking-tours/

RSVP/Sign-up by emailing [email protected]

 

Study Abroad 101: Study Abroad Programs at UTC

Wednesday, October 28

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lupton Hall 114

UTC students interested in summer, semester or year-long study abroad are required to attend a general study abroad information session offered by the UTC Office of Study Abroad. UTC Study Abroad office staff discuss available programs, how you should choose the best program, transfer of credit, application procedures, financial aid and scholarships. Learn “almost” everything about study abroad programs and UTC policies so that you will get the best out of your study abroad experience.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6432096

 

Halloween Goat Yoga

Wednesday, October 28

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Chamberlain Field

BAAAA- MASTE! The Center for Student Wellbeing is hosting Halloween Goat Yoga!! In partnership with Nashville Goat Yoga, the Center for Student Wellbeing will be hosting Halloween Goat Yoga!  The event will be filled with goats in costume, Halloween goodies, and health and wellness resources related to alcohol education, consent, and mental health awareness.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6552962

 

Chattanooga State Theatre Department presents THE GIVER

Thursday – Saturday, October 29 – 31

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

4501 Amnicola Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37406

Chattanooga State Theatre Department is proud to present THE GIVER: a play by Eric Coble adapted from the book by Lois Lowry. This production of THE GIVER is approximately 90 minutes long with no intermission. There will not be access to buildings on campus, but there will be portable restrooms available on site if needed. You will remain in your vehicle during the performance, and audio will be transmitted through an FM radio station.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chattanooga-state-theatre-department-presents-the-giver-tickets-124480974947?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Women’s Climbing Clinic

Thursday, October 29

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Campus Rec

This clinic is an introduction to basic body movement and techniques involved in climbing. We will cover handholds, footwork, and other techniques to help you take your climbing to the next level. This clinic is designed specifically for self-identified women in an inclusive and low stress environment. This is perfect if you are new to climbing or want to improve. No experience necessary. Registration required.

https://www.utc.edu/campus-recreation/utc-outdoors/micro-adventures.php

 

Belay Session

Friday, October 30

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Campus Rec

Want to learn how to belay a fellow climber at the climbing wall? Join us and learn each month! All clinics are free. You can pre-register in the UTC Outdoors Center for any of the clinics. All equipment is included. Registration required.

https://www.utc.edu/campus-recreation/utc-outdoors/micro-adventures.php

 

H2Yoga

Sunday, November 1

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Campus Rec Aquatics

Stand up paddle boarding and yoga?  This new program takes place in the lap pool and is a fun way to combine these two individually exciting activities.  Having some experience in either SUP or yoga is helpful before trying H2Yoga, but beginners and all skill levels are welcome in this program.

https://www.utc.edu/campus-recreation/aquatics/special-events.php

VIRTUAL EVENTS

Mindful Monday – Virtual Group

Monday, October 26 (Recurring)

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Zoom

Connect with peers and learn mindfulness tools that can help you lower stress, anxiety and depression symptoms. Participants will learn mindfulness techniques and be guided through mindfulness meditation practices during session with a licensed counselor. Students can use these tools throughout the semester and on to calm their body’s natural stress response, experience greater ability to focus and perform academically, and feel more present in their day-to-day activities.

If you’re interested, please call the Counseling Center at 423-425-4438.

https://www.utc.edu/counseling-center/groupsandevents.php

 

MOCS Fly Together: Voices, Experiences and Needs of UTC MOCS

Monday, October 26

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Zoom

MOC—Moving Our Campus—Forward is a series of events and talks designed to spur conversations and actions for embracing equity and inclusion at UTC. UTC is people of different regions, nationalities, cultures, races, abilities, ethnicities, generations, interests and viewpoints. And yet, we are one—a University committed to the success of our students and excellence in all we do. (Student Panel Discussion)

More information: https://new.utc.edu/administration-and-finance/human-resources/equity-and-inclusion/moc-forward-diversity-and-inclusion-conference

Zoom session: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98862817181

 

Test Readiness (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Monday, October 26

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Zoom

A peer coach discusses key tools and strategies used to study and help her do well on exams.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/3371435591

 

The Co-Evolution of Jazz Music and Indigenous Cultures

Monday, October 26

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Zoom

The 2020 Moccasin Bend Lecture Series wraps up on Sunday, October 25th at noon with a very special afternoon of music and a lively discussion of the influence of indigenous cultures on the evolution of jazz music - and vice versa! Nez Perce musician and educator Julia Keefe will share her beautiful music and extensive knowledge of how jazz music is rooted in American Indian cultures and continues to grow and change along with those cultures. Guests will have the opportunity to submit questions during the show for live Q and A between performance

More information: https://www.npp-ccm.org/upcoming-npp-events/2020/10/25/moccasin-bend-fall-lecture-series-brunch-n-learn-with-jazz-artist

Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bXWQNa9PRDGrAyVC1Pa5ag

 

Word Basics

Monday, October 26

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Zoom

Microsoft Word is a common program to use and is made available almost everywhere! However, just because it’s there doesn’t mean everyone knows how to use it, and that’s okay. Join this beginner friendly workshop as we all learn the tools, how to format your document, and bare bone basics of this productivity software.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6208810

 

Utilizing the Class Schedule (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Monday, October 26

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Zoom

As we approach registration, learn how to understand details of the class schedule such as days/times, modality, and searching using attributes. Other topics will include how to understand seat availability, waitlists, and how to use CRNs for fast registration.

Join here: https://zoom.us/j/8124769334?pwd=US9KTUlqdlR3NWZNS0gxRTBpWXVMQT09

 

Excel Basics

Monday, October 26

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Wow, look at all those boxes. What’s a formula? How do I make a chart? I haven’t used Excel before, but I need to know things! This Excel beginner workshop will guide you to the solutions. You’ll leave here with the knowledge of the features and functionality of each ribbon (if you don’t know what that is, you can learn that here, too)!

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6208828

 

Benefits of Study Groups (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Monday, October 26

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

How to get the most out of studying in groups. Minimizing distractions and the impacts of group think.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/99302089599

 

Library Mixtape (hosted by the Chattanooga Public Library)

Monday, October 26

5:00 pm

Zoom

Music lovers of all ages are invited to join us for an exciting new program called Library Mixtape. Every Monday at 5 pm, a guest musician from either Chattanooga Symphony & Opera or SoundCorps Sidewalk Stages will be showing off a unique instrument, playing music and answering your questions. Check out our upcoming musicians and join us over Zoom!

This week’s musician: CSO’s Kelsey Bentley, French horn player

https://chattlibrary.org/events/ (bottom of the page)

 

Walk in Her Shoes – Police Brutality

Monday, October 26

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Zoom

This is a nine part series centered around the experience of Black women in America. We hope people from all across campus will tune in each week to be enlightened about ways to help be an ally to the Black women and/or help themselves if they identify as a Black women. As the most cast aside member of the American society, we find this topic incredibly timely and relevant to UTC’s campus. Co-facilitated by recent UTC grads, Adeola Ijiyode and Dominique Malone.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6429124

 

Symphonic Band Concert (hosted by Chattanooga State)

Monday, October 26

7:30 pm

Virtual

European Tour: Part Two. The Chattanooga State Symphonic Band, under the direction of Nicholas Hartline, will take you on a musical journey through Spain, Italy, Hungary, France, ending with a final stop back home in America. The concert will feature flute soloists Amalia Hartline and Cindy Solfest-Wallis.

More information: https://chattanoogastate.edu/fineartsevents

Stream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS0XcTbBF2Q&feature=youtu.be

 

The Innovations Experience: The Virtual Edition

Tuesday, October 27

12:00 pm

Zoom

From October 21st  until the 27th, we’ll be offering prospective students and any other interested persons the opportunity to virtually visit an Innovations Lab, participate in an introduction to design thinking workshop (Pencil to Prototype), and speak with current Innovations in Honors students. The best part, students only need to register for one of our Innovations Experience General Information webinars. After registering, students will receive the link to a google form to select the session(s) that they are interested in attending and they will receive a separate email with zoom links to those sessions.

Register here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vUUM34_mSLid2L0nzSsWLA

 

News Literacy

Tuesday, October 27

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Zoom

Come learn about criteria you can use to judge the credibility of individual news sources.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6417074

 

Note Taking and Participation (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Tuesday, October 27

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Zoom

This workshop covers different notetaking styles, methods for notetaking (in and out of lectures), and different ways to participate in zoom and in-person classes.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/8295599315

 

How to: Pivot Tables in Excel

Tuesday, October 27

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoom

The pivot table is a very useful feature within Excel! At first glance this tool seems daunting, but this workshop is here to help you gain a grasp on how to use it.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6208855

 

De-stress and Refocus - Virtual

Tuesday, October 27 (Recurring)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoom

De-stress and Refocus is a virtual group in which students will gain strategies for coping with stress and anxiety, as well as develop a personal plan for improved overall well-being. This weekly group uses a values-centered approach to help students create meaningful and lasting change in their lives. Students will encounter support, empathy, and understanding in this powerful group experience.

If you’re interested, please call the Counseling Center at 423-425-4438.

https://www.utc.edu/counseling-center/groupsandevents.php

 

Stress Management (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Tuesday, October 27

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoom

This workshop will cover techniques aimed to manage and seek out techniques that reduce one's stress. The peer coach will cover ways students can alleviate stress, succeed in college, and live healthy and balanced lives.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/8178877461

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Podcast Club

Tuesday, October 27

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Zoom

The podcast club will have different themes each week. The podcasts will be related to dating and domestic violence awareness and starting the conversation about it. This program is open to all Faculty, Staff and Students at UTC. Through Zoom each week, we will be having an open conversation about the knowledge that the podcasts brought, any new questions that came to mind, and how attendees feel/ were moved by what the presenter said.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6506696

 

PowerPoint Basics

Tuesday, October 27

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Need to get ready for an important presentation and don’t know how to create the perfect slideshow for the event? Look no further. This beginner workshop covers the basics of PowerPoint tools to get you set up for making your presentation just right!

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6208834

 

Campus Involvement (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Tuesday, October 27

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Join this discussion focused on the importance of campus involvement as a UTC student. Topic s to include: how to manage your time, maintaining good grades, and benefits of involvement.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/3139688232

 

Historical Footsteps (hosted by Chattanooga Public Library)

Tuesday, October 27

5:00 pm

Zoom

Take a trip through history with your special guide, Linda Moss Mines! The official Chattanooga and Hamilton County Historian, TSDAR State Historian and a member of the Tennessee Historical Commission, as well as the beloved former chairwoman of the GPS history department, is joining her library friends every Tuesday at 5 pm for a virtual trip back in time! Curious minds of all ages are welcome to attend, learn and ask questions over Zoom!

This week’s topic: Hit the Trail, Teddy Roosevelt!

https://chattlibrary.org/events/ (bottom of the page)

 

String Theory @ Home

Tuesday, October 27

6:30 pm

Virtual

We continue our celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday with an encore performance by the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio. Two of Beethoven’s iconic piano trios are brought to life by cellist Paul Watkins, of the Emerson String Quartet, acclaimed violinist Soovin Kim, and String Theory’s very own Artistic Director Gloria Chien!

More information: http://stringtheorymusic.org/concerts/2020-2021/october-27-2020

Watch here: http://stringtheorymusic.org/watch

 

Leading Like Disney

Tuesday, October 27

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Zoom

If you ever experienced Disney, whether it be a resort; theme-park; movie; or store; you know that this inspiring brand is in the business of focusing on details and creating moments that will last a lifetime. Kim Kreiner-Snyder, a past long-time cast member at Disney World in Orlando, will share how Disney incorporates its' values into creating moments for their guests, "guestology", how the company creates the story (the value) of an organization that keeps guests wanting more, and the importance of training to create a culture/expectation. If you are looking to elevate your leadership or organizational member experience, this session is for you!

Meeting ID: 212 087 4564  Direct Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/2120874564

 

Moliere Than Thou

Tuesday, October 27

7:30 pm

Zoom

The Timothy Mooney Repertory Theatre presents "Molière than Thou," a one-man romp through some of Molière funniest plays and speeches! Mr. Mooney tours all over the country, and his adaptations, translations and interpretations of French playwright Molière’s comedies have gotten rave reviews all over the world.  Enjoy the show!  

More information: http://www.timmooneyrep.com/moliere_than_thou/

Register here: https://calendly.com/timmooneyrep/moliere-than-thou-at-u-tennessee-chattanooga?month=2020-10

 

Debunking Intimate Partner Violence: From Prevention to Advocacy

Tuesday, October 27

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Zoom

This event is an opportunity to talk with the advocate and preventionist at UTC. Come learn about intimate partner violence and have your questions about it answered.

More information: https://www.utc.edu/center-women-gender-equity/wcevents/index.php

Zoom Meeting ID: 949 2392 4649

 

Get a Job Part 2: Create Your Resume & Cover Letter

Wednesday, October 28

10:00 am – 10:50 am

Zoom

Each industry and organization may have its own application preferences and requirements. Attend this session to learn how to best customize your application materials to stand out from the crowd and apply for your dream job!

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6519766

 

Course Planning (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)
Wednesday, October 28

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Giving strategies to better organize and manage time. It is extremely important to be aware of due dates and assignments. With online courses, it can be hard to become organized. However, using a calendar is a non-academic resource that can transform a student’s academic performance.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/96881861901

 

How to Find On-Campus Work (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Wednesday, October 28

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hear from a peer academic coach who manages multiple campus jobs. Where did she learn about the opportunities? And how does she manage her time?

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/2280351209

 

Tips & Tricks for Revising and Editing your Papers

Wednesday, October 28

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Zoom

You weren't planning on turning in your paper without revising it, were you? Peer consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will teach strategies for revising and editing your work at various stages in the writing process.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6417737

 

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research Workshop

Wednesday, October 28

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Virtual

Workshop attendees learn about available research opportunities, the benefits of UR engagement and how to prepare for success in research. In addition, students who attend a Getting Started workshop are enrolled in the URaCE Canvas Community, which includes information about UR opportunities on campus and beyond, how to create an e-portfolio, templates and guides to help guide your research journey, and funding opportunities.

https://new.utc.edu/register-for-getting-started-ur-workshop

 

Time Management (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Wednesday, October 28

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Don’t be late for this one…Finding ways to be efficient and effective with your time can have a positive impact on your academic, social, and professional lives. Come learn a few strategies to help gain control of your day, your week, your month, or even your year!

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/7128367708

 

PopUp Fitness Workout

Wednesday, October 28

6:00 pm

Zoom

Join this PopUp Fitness Workout with Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste from the comfort of your own residence hall and win amazing prizes!

Zoom meeting ID: 947 8646 2718

 

Take Back the Night

Wednesday, October 28

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Zoom

Take Back the Night is an internationally recognized event that is an event to protest gender-based violence, specifically violence against marginalized communities. Traditionally the program includes a march follow by a candlelight vigil to honor survivors and those we have lost. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this event will move into a virtual format. Take Back the Night Chattanooga is free & open to UTC and the Chattanooga community.

More information: https://www.utc.edu/center-women-gender-equity/wcevents/tbtn.php

Register here: https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6481294

 

Concert Choir (hosted by Chattanooga State)

Wednesday, October 28

7:30 pm

Virtual

The Chattanooga State Concert Choir presents “Music Down in my Soul”. The concert features inspirational selections by Thomas Tallis, Randall Thompson, John Carter, and Moses Hogan. This streamed concert features performances by Chattanooga State students, faculty, and guests.

More information: https://chattanoogastate.edu/fineartsevents

Stream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-C7F3y97Pc&feature=youtu.be

 

Science & the Media

Thursday, October 29

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Zoom

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6417094

 

Studying to Match Your Learning Style (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Thursday, October 29

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Zoom

Let’s review the 4 main learning styles (“VARK”/Visual, Auditory, Reading and Writing, Kinesthetic) and options for studying that fits each style.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97341412920

 

Oddities in Medical History

Thursday, October 29

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Join us for a macabre walk through medical history as we explore some of the interesting and odd events in the history of medicine. Guest Speaker: Dr. Kira Robinson, PhD Assistant Professor, UTC History Department.

More information: https://www.utc.edu/pre-health-care-careers/periodic-ponderings.php

Register here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080948afad29a5f94-periodic

 

SACSCOC Reaffirmation Virtual Kickoff

Thursday, October 29

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Zoom

Our SACSCOC Reaffirmation is scheduled for 2022, which means we have to get started now to be sure we are prepared. We hope you will plan on attending in support of this important process. Because of the importance of Reaffirmation, it will be critical that the entire campus is engaged. We will need help from everyone to make sure we are in compliance with all SACSCOC requirements. Let’s make this an exciting time and come together in support of this important event!

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/94343712257

 

Solving Problems Creatively

Thursday, October 27

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Zoom

Leadership can be defined as leveraging shared values and the strength of others (team members) to achieve common goals. Effective leaders practice the skills related to creativity to foster a successful environment and to open-up opportunities in problem-solving and achieving goals. What does solving problems creatively look like though? Join Laurie Melnik Allen, Executive Director for the Lyndhurst Chair of Excellence in Arts Education, to find out some practical crucial steps. Wrap-up your day with us!

Meeting ID: 212 087 4564  Direct Zoom Link: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/2120874564

 

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere

Thursday, October 29

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Zoom

Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files.

https://mocsyncorgs.utc.edu/event/6457327

 

Utilizing All That MyMocsDegree Has to Offer (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Friday, October 30

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Zoom

Overview of how to effectively use MyMocsDegree!  A peer coach covers how MMD shows course needs, what class options can fill each category, and how to use functions to create/plan future schedules!

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91362351169

 

Managing Test Anxiety (Peer Academic Coaching Workshop)

Friday, October 30

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Zoom

You vs. Test. This workshop covers ways to leverage test-related anxieties with proper preparation techniques, coupled with ways to focus and drown out internal (and external) noise.

Join here: https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/92502759380

 

The Power of WE: an externship with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Wednesday, November 4 (Register now!)

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Zoom

During the experience, students will hear from BlueCross leaders on a variety of topics, including career opportunities at BlueCross BlueShield. Participating students will gain insight into career opportunities available for a variety of majors at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee; interact with BlueCross professionals and have the opportunity to network; and connect classroom and real-world experiences.

https://new.utc.edu/gary-w-rollins-college-of-business/joseph-f-decosimo-success-center/power-of-we-externship