Yearly Archives: 2014

November 2014 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (11/1/2014-11/30/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $62,218 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education (CCCE), secured $12,123 from the Hamilton County Department of Education to continue the Postsecondary Awareness with Success (PAWS) program for 4th and 5th grade students at Brown Academy. The students will learn the importance of academic success in elementary

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October 2014 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (10/1/2014-10/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $321,806 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Kyle Anderson, James Newman, and Li Wang, Professors of Computational Engineering, secured $10,000 from High Performance Technologies Inc. to begin evaluating various higher-order methods for unsteady flow to determine best practices in their use. This research will be incorporated into previous research conducted at UTC, and more funding is

September 2014 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (9/1/2014-9/30/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $95,974 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Jose Barbosa, Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences, attracted an additional $4,500 from the NephroGenesis Corporation for research relating to the binding of Lipocalin proteins and various non-polar organic compounds that accumulate in patients with impaired renal function.  The research may lead to improved therapy and outcomes for

August 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (8/1/2014-8/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $607,999 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Twyler Boykin, Project Director of Upward Bound Math and Science, attracted $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the Promoting Resolve in Science and Math (PRISM) program during the 2014-15 academic year.  The goal of PRISM is to strengthen the math and science skills of local high school

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July 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (7/1/2014-7/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $3,884,036 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, attracted an additional $3,712 from the Tennessee River Gorge Trust to conduct a two-year study to determine the presence, distribution, and abundance of breeding pairs of the cerulean warbler, a migratory songbird whose population is declining faster than that

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June 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (6/1/2014-6/30/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,359,255 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, attracted $40,000 from the Tennessee River Gorge Trust to conduct a two-year study to determine the presence, distribution, and abundance of breeding pairs of the cerulean warbler a migratory songbird whose population is declining faster than that of any

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May 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (5/1/2014- 5/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $453,768 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education (CCCE), secured $9,000 from the Hamilton County Department of Education to continue the Postsecondary Awareness With Success (PAWS) program with 4th and 5th grade students at Brown Academy. The students will learn the importance of academic success in

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April 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (4/1/2014 – 4/30/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $500,779 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 $1,200 from the Hamilton County Department of Education for a bookmaking residency with third grade students at Battle Academy. Mr. Andy Carroll, Geographic Information Systems Manager at the Center for

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March 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (3/1/2014 – 3/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $12,825 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Nick Honerkamp, Professor of Anthropology, attracted $958 from St. Simons Land Trust to carry out archeological surveying and testing at Cannon’s Point, located on St. Simons Island, Georgia. This project will build on 2013 research and will include digital mapping, archaeological testing, and surveying of specific locations

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February 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (2/1/2014 – 2/28/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $375,047 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Lucien Ellington UC Foundation Professor of Education and Director of the UTC Asia Program, attracted $25,000 from the Apgar Foundation for the implementation of two teacher institutes by the Center for Reflective Citizenship and the enhancement of UTC’s annual Constitution Day Lecture. The topic for the Constitution

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