UTC senior and history major Mary Meaghan Kelly will receive this year’s prestigious Tennessee Chapter of the National Society of Colonial Dames scholarship for graduate study. The Colonial Dames rotates the award among Tennessee undergraduate institutions. This year UTC’s Mary Meaghan Kelly was selected by her faculty to be so honored.
Ipshita Thomas, a civil engineering graduate, has received a $10,000 scholarship from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), the top prize in ACEC’s 2009 national scholarship program. Earlier this year, Thomas received a $1,000 scholarship from ACEC of Tennessee, which qualified her to compete with engineering students from throughout the United States in the national scholarship program.
UTC Engineering Management graduate student Brent Bettis is serving as lead test and security engineer on a project for the U.S. Air Force as part of his duties as an associate with Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Booz Allen Hamilton is a strategy and technology consulting firm with 95 years of experience offering services in strategy, operations, organization, information technology, systems engineering and program management.
Four of the five new awards granted by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission will fund Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education projects to improve teacher education. Improving STEM education is a national goal, a duty taken on by The SimCenter: The National Center for Computational Engineering at UTC. Computational engineering Ph.D. candidate Vince Betro, a former Hamilton County school teacher, volunteers to promote STEM education by reaching out…
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December 2007 graduate Justin Lewis has been selected for a four-year teaching assistantship and tuition waver for graduate study at Syracuse University CCR (Composition and Cultural Rhetoric) Ph.D. program. Lewis, who earned the M.A. in English from UTC with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition and a B.A. in Comparative Literature with an emphasis in West African Francophone Literature from The University of Georgia was one of only four…
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