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April 2015 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (4/1/2015-4/30/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $396,735 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Andy Carroll, GIS Manager at the Center for Academic and Innovative Technologies, secured $100,000 from the Lyndhurst Foundation to establish the Interdisciplinary Geospatial Teaching Lab (IGTLab). The IGTLab will facilitate applied research in multiple fields through partnerships with faculty, experts, and industry leaders in the fields of ecology, geology,

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March 2015 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (3/1/2015-3/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $281,488 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Lucien Ellington, UC Foundation Professor of Education, received $20,000 from the Apgar Foundation to offer teacher institutes through UTC’s Center for Reflective Citizenship (CRC), which aims to further civic education in K-12 schools and undergraduate programs. Additionally, the project will expand the activities presented at Constitution Day, an annual

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February 2015 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (2/1/2015-2/28/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $40,950 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Susanne Burgess, Director of Music Education at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, received $750 from the Alabama Institute of Education in the Arts to facilitate two workshops for early childhood practitioners and elementary educators. The workshops will focus on aligning musical learning with literacy learning and

January 2015 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (1/1/2015-1/31/2015) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $412,486 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Jennifer Boyd, Associate Professor of Biological & Environmental Sciences, attracted $2,737 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue her research into the influence of light and soil moisture availability on the growth and reproduction of the white fringeless orchid. A better understanding of these factors will aid

December 2014 Awards and Submissions

Funded Proposals (12/1/2014-12/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $156,317 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Sandy Cole, Director of the Center for Community Career Education (CCCE), received $15,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga to initiate “College Knowledge, Now!” and Moc College Day, in conjunction with its Postsecondary Awareness with Success program. Through this program, UTC student ambassadors will travel to elementary schools

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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