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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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January 2014 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (1/1/2014 – 1/31/2014) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $330,652 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Susanne Burgess Director of Music Education, Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education,  Ms. Laurie Melnik,Director of Theatre Education and Interim Director at the Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, and Dr. Kay Cowan, Professor of Education,  attracted $52,688 from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission

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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

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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

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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

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