UTC Hosts Foreign Language Week March 24-28

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The UTC Department of Classical and Modern Languages offers the following schedule for Foreighn Language week:

Monday, March 24:

  •  Japanese Art Class: Calligraphy— two classes from 10am-11am and from 11am-12pm, Hunter 402
    Registration appreciated but not required. To register email: Hilary-Browder@utc.edu
  • “U.S. from the outside; how do we look to the rest of the world?”
    3:30pm Multicultural Center UC room 252
    International students studying at UTC will discuss their experiences.
  • Spanish Club—Mesa Española Conga Latin Food at 6:00-7:00pm. Come and speak Spanish.
    All levels welcome.

Tuesday, March 25:

  • Japanese Art Class: Origami— 10:00am—12:00pm
    Multicultural Center UC room 252
    Registration appreciated but not required. To register email: Hilary-Browder@utc.edu
  • “The Language of Music: Performances across Time and Place”
    Featuring UTC tenor and classical guitar, opera singers and pianists.
    2:00– 3:30 UC auditorium
Wednesday, March 26: 
  • Lingo Mingle
    12:00pm-1:00pm Multicultural Center UC room 252 
    Engage in small talk/conversations in different languages based on proficiency. Any language, any level welcome (beginner, intermediate, advanced or just curious. Hosted by the Multicultural Center with refreshments provided.
  • International Business Opportunities for Foreign Language Graduates 
    1:00pm-2:00pm Brock 201 
    You have the foreign language skills and cultural understandings. Are you ready to put these skills to work in business? International business career opportunities- both for-profit and non-profit abound for those who are prepared. Students preparing to graduate with foreign language ability and a global mindset have many paths to take but may not know what is in store for them in the business world. What kinds of careers are possible? How does one translate foreign language skills to achievement in business? How can one foster skill sets to be useful in business?
  • Poetry Reading and Contest with a lecture by Dr. Oralia Preble Niemi
    “Why Is Reading Poetry So Pleasing?”
    4:30 – 7:00pm Guerry Center Flag Room (on Oak Street)
    Original poems by students will be read. Grand prize awarded to best poem in a foreign language and English.
    Door prizes and refreshments
Thursday, March 27: 
  • Beasts Galore!          
    Double feature film:
    Multicultural Center UC room 252
    3:00pm Beauty and the Beast/ La belle et la bête— French with English subtitles—93 minutes
    Intermission with snacks and conversation and a German short
    5:00pm Pan’s Labyrinth/Laberinto del fauno —Spanish with English subtitles—1 hr 55 min—R

Friday, March 28:

  • Culture Night hosted by the International Student Organization ISO
    6:00pm Guerry Center Flag Room (on Oak St.)


Vital To Address Graduates At CSCC’s Spring Commencement Ceremony

Cleveland State Community College will hold its annual spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 5 at 10 a.m. in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. Greg A. Vital has been chosen as the keynote speaker for the ceremony. In January 2017, Cleveland State Community College announced the creation of Greg A. Vital Center for Natural Resources and Conservation, the college’s first ... (click for more)

CHS Teacher Named UT Math Teacher Of The Year

Cleveland High School mathematics teacher Valerie Capps received the University of Tennesee Math Teacher of the Year Award at the UT Department of Mathematics Honors Day 2018 Awards Ceremony in Knoxville on Thursday. This award is given to a local high school mathematics teacher who best exemplifies the knowledge of and enthusiasm for the discipline of mathematics inside the classroom ... (click for more)

Robert Gillisse Was Pilot Killed In Plane Crash At Collegedale Airport

The pilot who was killed in a plane crash on the runway of the Collegedale Airport on Friday evening has been identified as Robert Gillisse, 62, of Ooltewah . Charles Swain, who is the director of the airport, said the plane was a total loss. It was a single-occupant plane. He said the plane was taking off when it crashed. He said Mr. Gillisse frequently had flown out of ... (click for more)

East Ridge To Build Open-Air Pavilion Near City Hall

East Ridge plans to construct an open-air pavilion that will include restrooms and a concession area near City Hall and the old McBrien School.  It will be part of a Town Center for East Ridge at the Tombras Avenue property. The city is also applying for a $500,000 grant to help convert Pioneer Park into a refurbished park with a splash pad. The firm of Hefferlin and ... (click for more)

A Tribute For My Brother – Sgt. Jonathan Gardner, U.S. Army

Seven years ago today, my family and I found out that my brother, Sgt. Jonathan D. Gardner, was seriously injured by a roadside bomb, (explosively formed penetrator - EFP), while on a mission in Kuwait. The EFP went through the bottom of his seat and put a softball size hole in his upper thigh. The doctors said that if the bomb had entered the Humvee an inch to the right, he ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

All of us who marvel at the sound of bagpipes at a funeral realize the majesty that people like piper Scottie Maclellan can lend to any “homecoming” and for years there has been a wonderful tale out of Nova Scotia that leads this week’s parade of The  Saturday  Funnies. Mind you, I do not write these stories, as many who have followed man’s laughter down through the ... (click for more)