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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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African American male retention discussed at McKee Learning Lunch

Participants at the second annual McKee Learning Lunch discussed the influence of student organization participation on African American male college retention.

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UTC launches series of learning lunches

It’s a common misconception that dyslexia is just reading words incorrectly, but according to Dr. James Herman of MTSU, the learning disability has deeper neurological roots. Herman was on campus to speak at a new series focused on community education, sponsored by the UTC McKee Chair of Excellence.

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Alumna chosen for graduate fellowship

UTC Alumna Jillian Pennyman ’13 has been chosen for the Betty Jane Narver Policy Fellowship for 2013 – 2014. Pennyman received both a B.S. and M.Ed. in Secondary Education from UTC. She is pursuing the Master’s in Education Policy.

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Educations majors’ imaginations lift off with NASA demonstration

Dr. Susan Currie marveled at the perfect conditions on Challenger Field. It was a beautiful, sunny day in late September with no wind, a great day for a special project. As the Education Specialist from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center explained how to assemble and launch small rockets to a group of UTC education majors, senior Rebecca Gifford was thinking about all the ways a child could learn from this project.

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