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Alumna wins $25,000 Tennessee Milken Educator Award

Baker, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UTC in 2010, is the only Milken Educator Award recipient for Tennessee and the 33rd and final honoree named nationwide for 2016-17. This season marks the 30th year of the Milken Educator Awards, hailed by Teacher magazine as the “Oscars of Teaching.”

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Dr. Chris Smith receives 2017 UT President’s Award

The Director of the UTC School of Nursing and Student Health Services Clinic, Dr. Chris Smith, earns university’s highest honor.

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UTC grad brings reading home for kids in need

Kelsey Butler, a recent UTC graduate, has created HomeBound, a non-profit focused on sending books home with kids who wouldn’t otherwise have access.

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Nursing students volunteer in Costa Rican clinic

When 12 School of Nursing (SON) students and 2 faculty traveled to Costa Rica for a week, they served as medical volunteers in a clinic. They also bartered in open air markets, watched crocodiles lounging in the warm mud, ziplined through tropical flora, and became immersed in the local culture, gaining valuable insight and experience in the process.

School of Education launches student teacher mentor program

The UTC School of Education has partnered with the Hamilton County Department of Education to pair UTC students with accomplished teacher mentors as a part of a new student teacher pilot program.

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