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February 2022 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $699,405 in external grant and contract awards:   Dr. Amir Alakaam (Health & Human Performance) in collaboration with Green|Spaces has received $10,000 from the Kendeda Fund for the project entitled, “Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Chattanooga: Scaling Regenerative Design.” Angela Dittmar (Arts-Based Collaborative) has received $3,000 from the Montessori Elementary at Highland Park for the project entitled, “Arts Integration

January 2022 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $345,637 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Hill Craddock (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science) has requested and received $10,000 from The American Chestnut Foundation for the project entitled, “Population genomics of diversity, adaptation, and gene flow in American chestnut.” Dr. Jonathan McNair (Music) has received $2,500 from the CHI Memorial for the project entitled, “A Speck of Light: an

December 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $1,399,723 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Michael Danquah (Chemical Engineering), Dalei Wu (Computer Science), Henry Spratt (Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science), and Khalid Tantawi (Engineering Management and Technology) have received $450,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “High-precision monitoring of foodborne pathogens in food manufacturing facilities.” Dr. Dawn Ford (Health & Human Performance) has received

September 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $425,724 in external grant and contract awards: Angela Dittmar, Tiffany Edwards, and Laurie Allen (Arts-Based Collaborative) have received $425 from the City of Chattanooga for the project entitled, “Arts Integration Workshop for City of Chattanooga Early Head Start and Head Start Faculty.”   Dr. Lucien Ellington (School of Education) has requested and received $2,000 from The Jack Miller Center for

August 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $2,208,320 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Christopher Acuff (Political Science and Public Service) has received $47,239 from the City of Chattanooga for the project entitled, “Research and Educational Services by UTC Department of Political Science & Public Service Professors.” Dr. Keith Bridges (Educational Opportunity Center) has received $313,131 from the U.S. Department of Education for the project entitled,

July 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $5,075,031 in external grant and contract awards: Twyler Boykin (Center for Community Career Education) has received $297,601 from the US Department of Education for the project entitled, “Upward Bound Math & Science.” Dr. Ricki Dierenfeldt (Social, Cultural and Justice Studies) in collaboration with the Chattanooga Police Department has received $161,074 from the US Department of Justice for the project entitled,

June 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $346,901 in external grant and contract awards: Angela Dittmar (Arts-Based Collaborative) has requested and received $802 from the City of Chattanooga for the project entitled, “Workshop Instructors for the City’s Early Head Start Program.” Dr. Lucien Ellington & Jeffrey Melnik (School of Education) have requested and received $48,442 from the Freeman Foundation for the project entitled, “Freeman Foundation Teacher Professional

May 2021 Sponsored Program Activity

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $1,583,922 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Belinda Lee (Upward Bound) has received $359,824 from the US Dept. of Education for the project entitled, “UTC Upward Bound Program.” Bryan Lane (WUTC) has received $140,314 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the project entitled, “American Rescue Plan Act Stabilization Grant – Award Acceptance.” Dr. Renee Murley (School of Education)