For those who study health practices, it can be easy to lose sight of global health issues and focus on local concerns. Melissa Bogle, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student, had an eye opening experience when she attended the 25th annual Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong in late summer 2014.
The Teachers HELP (Helping English Language Proficiency) Summer Academy, which is a part of a five year program to offer high-quality English Learner (EL) endorsement and professional development opportunities, opened with a science lesson.
“A box of crayons is the sun on a dreary day…”
–from the poem “A Box of Crayons”
While a box of crayons is often the tool young artists use most, a group of Youth University students at UTC learned crayons come from different places and each one’s appearance is unique, much like the people in their classroom.
Athena Davis (’00 and ’01) was recently named a top five finalist in “Live’s Top Teacher Search” contest on the nationally syndicated “Live with Kelly and Michael” hosted by Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.