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April 2016 Submissions & Awards

Funded Proposals (04/1/2016 – 04/31/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $361,445 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Andy Carroll, Director of UTC’s Interdisciplinary Geospatial Teaching Lab (IGTLab), secured an additional $100,000 from the Lyndhurst Foundation for year two of the IGTLab project. Funds will be used to support the development and staffing of the lab. Ms. Sandy Cole, Executive Director of the Center for

February & March 2016 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (02/1/2016 – 03/31/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $997,444 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, received an additional $4,605 from the Tennessee River Gorge Trust to supplement a pre-existing project aimed to locate Cerulean Warbler nests in the Gorge and, using a combination of banding and radiotelemetry, monitor post-fledging movements and survival. The additional funds will

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January 2016 Submissions & Awards

Funded Proposals (01/1/2016 – 01/31/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $170,351 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Chris Cunningham, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Psychology, and Gary Liguori, Department Head of Health & Human Performance, received $8,500 from McKee Foods Corporation to study the correlation between the corporation’s wellness-directed fitness programming and good personal metabolic health. Dr. Lucien Ellington, UC Foundation Professor of Education,

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November & December 2015 Submissions & Awards

Funded Proposals (11/1/2015-12/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $470,007 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Chuck Cantrell, Associate Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communication, attracted $126,496 from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to continue radio station programming for the upcoming year. Ms. Ruth Grover, Director and Curator of Cress Gallery and Collections and member of UTC’s Art Department, received $6,000 from the National Endowment

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October 2015 Submissions & Awards

Funded Proposals (10/1/2015-10/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $65,734 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Beth Crawford, Assistant Professor of Education and Program Advisor for the Learning and Leadership program, received $60,571 from the Tennessee Department of Education to continue the Governor’s School for Prospective Teachers in 2016. Dr. Ahmed Eltom, Department Head of the Electrical Engineering Department, attracted $1,018 from the Tennessee Valley

September 2015 Submissions & Awards

Funded Proposals (9/1/2015-9/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,441,526 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Andy Carroll, GIS Manager at the Center for Academic and Innovative Technologies, secured $15,000 from the Tennessee Valley Authority to continue work on a statewide, interactive paddling web map and river resource database. The additional funding will support ongoing efforts to collect and digitize high quality digital media for

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August 2015 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (8/1/2015-8/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $546,551 in sponsored program 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 2015-16 academic year. The goal of PRISM is to strengthen the math and science skills of local high school students

July 2015 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (7/1/2015-7/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $296,746 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Lucien Ellington, UC Foundation Professor of Education, received $2,000 from the Jack Miller Center for Teaching America’s Founding Principles and History to conduct the fifth annual Center for Reflective Citizenship UTC Constitution Day Lecture. The lecture will be held on September 17 in the UC Auditorium, and the topic

June 2015 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (6/1/2015-6/30/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $2,076,896 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Trevor Elliot, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, secured $47,000 from Denso North America Foundation to fund a capstone design project for mechanical engineering students entering the intercollegiate Baja SAE design competition. Through the project, students will design, fabricate, and test an off-road vehicle prototype that can withstand harsh conditions

May 2015 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (5/1/2015-5/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $951,149 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Belinda Brownlee, Director of Upward Bound, secured $302,271 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the work of Upward Bound during the 2015-2016 academic year. Upward Bound provides supplemental academic assistance, educational and career guidance, and cultural enrichment activities to help participating students develop the skills necessary to