Students and faculty from the Department of Chemistry participated in the SouthEastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) held recently in Nashville. Faculty members who attended included: Dr. Rob Mebane, Dr. John Lynch, Dr. Gretchen Potts, Dr. Steve Symes, Dr. Jisook Kim, Dr. Greg Grant, Dr. Kyle Knight, and Dr. Tom Rybolt.
Dr. Edwin P. Foster, Professor of Civil Engineering at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, received the Peter G. Hoadley Award for Outstanding Engineering Educator at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA), located at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, is one of 50 model programs reflecting national best practices in arts education highlighted in Designing the Arts Learning Community: A Handbook for K-12 Professional Development Planners, which can be found at http://handbook.laartsed.org/.
Richard Jackson, UC & UTNAA Professor of English at UTC, has won the prestigious AWP (Associated Writing Programs) George Garret Award. Presented at the Annual AWP Conference in Chicago, this annual award is given to a nationally prominent writer who has contributed to the art.
Dr. Henry McDonald, Chair of Excellence in Computational Engineering at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been selected as one of only three 2008 Honorary Fellows by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership.
Congratulations to all faculty who were recognized for their accomplishments on Faculty Honors Day.