UScellular encourages summer learning for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley through ‘Ask an Engineer’ event

To help drive interest and develop understanding of engineering careers, UScellular representatives visited Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley’s Regal Entertainment Teen Center and Haslam Family Club University to discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in wireless technology. Local UScellular engineering associates, Joey Chandler and Derick Norris, led an “Ask an Engineer” session to … Read More

Five tips to manage your child’s screen time

The summer brings sunshine, ice cream, days by the pool and more free time for children, but it can also mean more screen time. According to an annual report from the nonprofit Common Sense Media, screen use for children and adolescents ages 8 to 18 jumped 17% between 2019 and 2021 – a steeper increase than in the four years prior … Read More

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians present Gold Awards to East Tennessee Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of Southern Appalachians have announced the 2022 Gold Award recipients, and 14 of the 20 recipients are from Knoxville and East Tennessee. Since 1916, thousands of Girl Scouts across the country have earned the organization’s highest honor, now called the Girl Scout Gold Award, for demonstrating extraordinary leadership and making sustainable change in their communities. Nationally, only 6 … Read More

Strike a pose for National Selfie Day on June 21

Grab a smartphone and find the best lighting because June 21 is National Selfie Day. To help celebrate, UScellular is offering helpful tips to capture shareable selfies. Self-portraits have come a long way since the first credited “selfie” in 1839 that took 10-15 minutes to capture. Today, millennials will reportedly take more than 25,000 selfies in their lifetime, which estimates … Read More

Internet safety month reminds parents to help keep children safe online

Daily life and how kids interact online continue to evolve. This includes completing more schoolwork online, interacting with friends using mobile devices and social media. With so many aspects of kids’ lives going digital, Internet Safety Month in June is an important time to review expectations with your children to help them stay safe online. In April 2021, the Pew … Read More

Marble City Dentistry to host First Friday art showcase June 3

Marble City Dentistry & Facial Esthetics has partnered with Laurie Kay of Monsters Made with Love to host a First Friday art showcase that will feature a selection of monsters created by local artists and artisans. In addition to their own interpretations of monsters, each artist has created a fleece monster from one of Kay’s monster kits. The event will … Read More

Celebrate National Pet Month with tech for your pet

Seventy percent of households in the United States have a pet. This, coupled with the continued integration of mobile technology into our daily lives, is influencing the advancement of pet tech. In recognition of National Pet Month in May, UScellular is highlighting how connectivity can make pet owning more convenient. “From GPS collars to pet cameras and automatic litter box … Read More

There’s a business app for that!

In today’s high-tech world, consumers can do business on their mobile devices from anywhere. Small business owners should consider creating an app to have another way for customers to do business with them. Mobile apps have become essential marketing and sales tools and are being used more frequently by small businesses across multiple industries. In addition to having a mobile-friendly … Read More