Yearly Archives: 2013

December 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (12/1/2013 – 12/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $249,231 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured $5,000 from South Arts to expand an evaluation of the quality of in-school arts education programs in the Southeast region. The project, which originally involved six states, will now include

Tagged with:

November 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (11/1/2013 – 11/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $220,000 in external grant and contract awards: The SimCenter Research Team attracted $220,000 from the Office of Naval Research to develop a computational procedure to evaluate various drag reduction strategies for hydrodynamic marine vehicles. The research will lead to improved hydrodynamic performance of naval vehicles.   Submitted Proposals (11/1/2013 – 11/30/2013) GOOD LUCK! The following

Tagged with:

October 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (10/1/2013 – 10/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $131,363 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured $40,000 from South Arts to evaluate the quality of in-school arts education programs in six Southeastern states. The SCEA will develop and implement a qualitative study in order to provide

Tagged with:

September 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (9/1/2013 – 9/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $933,696 in external grant and contract awards:   Dr. Jennifer Boyd, Assistant Professor, Dr. Stylianos Chatzimanolis, Associate Professor, Dr. Hope Klug, Assistant Professor, Dr. Henry Spratt, Professor, Dr. Joey Shaw, Associate Professor, Dr. Thomas P. Wilson, Associate Professor, all faculty members in the Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, and Dr. Gretchen Potts, UC

Tagged with:

August 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (8/1/2013 – 8/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,252,327 in external grant and contract awards:   Ms. Twyler Boykin, Project Director of Upward Bound Math and Science, attracted $236,925 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the Upward Bound Math & Science program (PRISM) during the 2013-14 academic year.  The goal of the Upward Bound Math and Science program is to strengthen

Tagged with:

July 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (7/1/2013- 7/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $294,075 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, attracted $3,500 from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for year two of a Saw-whet owl population research project in South Cherokee National Forest. The study provides information about the population and distribution of this poorly understood species, which

Tagged with:

June 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals(6/1/2013 – 6/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $299,398 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, attracted $15,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for a case study to answer the research question, “What are the traits of quality in-school arts education programs in nine Southeastern states?”

Tagged with:

May 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (5/1/2013 – 5/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $916,314 in external grant and contract awards:   Ms. Belinda Brownlee, Director of Upward Bound, secured $286,462 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the work of Upward Bound during the 2013-2014 academic year.  Upward Bound provides supplemental academic assistance, educational and career guidance, and cultural enrichment activities to help participating students develop the

Tagged with:

April 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (4/1/2013- 4/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $294,075 in external grant and contract awards:   Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured support for two arts residencies at Battle Academy.  The first proposal requested $1,200 for a bookmaking residency with third graders, and the second requested $675 for a Sandcasting residency with

Tagged with:

March 2013 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (3/1/13 – 3/31/13) CONGRATULATIONS The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $713,085 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Jeffery Elwell, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Jonathan Yeager, Maclellan Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, collaborated with the UTC Development Office to secure $50,000 from the Maclellan Foundation. Maclellan Foundation support will enhance UTC’s religious studies curriculum. College of Arts and

Tagged with: