Brock Scholar and elementary education major Rebekah Cahill, who will be graduating from UTC in December, placed second in the 2023 Sloane Prize for Undergraduate Research poster competition at the 58th annual National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference in Chicago. NCHC’s annual meeting is the second-largest all-discipline undergraduate research conference and the largest national gathering of honors educators, administrators and staff members.
Dr. Stephanie Philipp, UTC assistant professor of education and interim director of the STEM Education Program, recently hosted 45 Hamilton County teachers—half of whom are UTC graduates, according to a show of hands. Philipp’s half-day cohort was funded as part of a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
MOC Academy, created by Student Success Programs, is a UTC program aimed at preparing first-year undergraduate men of color for a successful transition to college.
Learning to lead: Olivia Bagby uses UTC School Leadership degree to enhance career education for local students
Hamilton County Schools Future Ready Students Director Olivia Bagby earned her doctorate from the UTC School Leadership program in 2020.
Dr. Rachael Davis and Dr. Jason Gordon, members of the School of Education faculty, recently served as chaperones for six local high school students at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga School of Education held a dinner and reception on May 23 to congratulate the 2023-2024 Butterfield Fellows, a group of local educators selected for their exemplary classroom management practices supporting children and teacher education.
Rising junior Emma Roy, a Brock Scholar in the Honors College majoring in secondary education: political science, has been selected for the U.S. Department of State’s 2023 Critical Language Scholarship Chinese Program, an immersive summer opportunity for college and university students to learn languages essential to America’s engagement with the world.
An educational partner with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Battle Academy has been named to a group of 22 schools selected statewide for its Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics program (STEAM) programs.
From engineer to educator: Dr. Aleisha McCallie breaks into administration through UTC School Leadership program
Now the principal of Tyner Middle Academy, Dr. Aleisha McCallie rose from the classroom to education’s version of the boardroom thanks, in part, to the School Leadership post-master’s program she completed at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2020.
Roshonda Woods, solid waste manager for CHAPublicWorks, is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in the UTC BAS-AL program. The BAS-AL is built around working professionals who want to further their education despite busy schedules.