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Greek life thrives at UTC

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -

In the midst of fulfilling their goals of building community and benefiting charities, Greek organizations on college campuses often find themselves publicized for unflattering reasons involving unruly and occasionally illegal or even deadly behavior.

To the north, three prominent UT-Knoxville fraternities have been removed from campus since 2011 for disciplinary reasons and a recent Bloomberg study found there were more than 60 fraternity-related deaths nationwide between 2005 and 2013.

But national controversy and neighboring strife have not hindered the growth of the fraternities and sororities at UT-Chattanooga.

This year, a new 100-plus member sorority has emerged to contribute to a thriving Greek culture at UTC, and more fraternities are on their way.

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