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October 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (10/1/2012- 10/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $130,868 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Ron Bailey, Guerry Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment, secured $100,000 from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for the demonstration of an Energy Plus Building at UTC.  The purpose of this project is to demonstrate how to

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September 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (9/1/12 – 9/30/12) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $2,628,437 in external grant and contract awards: Drs. Jennifer Boyd, assistant professor, and Joey Shaw, associate professor, both faculty members of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, attracted $89,000 from the Tennessee Department of Military to provide a detailed survey of invasive plant species at the Tennessee Army National Guard Volunteer Training Sites. The survey will

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August 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (8/1/12 – 8/31/12) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,226,234 in external grant and contract awards:   Dr. Yu Cao, Assistant Professor, Dr. Joseph Kizza, Professor and Department Head, and Mr. Craig Tanis, Lecturer, all faculty members of Computer Science and Engineering, attracted $305,494 from the National Science Foundation for a high performance computing infrastructure to support biomedical informatics research. Their efforts will seek

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July 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (7/1/2012 – 7/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,757,183 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Loren Hayes, Assistant Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, secured $50,280 from the National Science Foundation via the University of Louisiana at Monroe to continue his current study of Chilean rodents.  Dr. Hayes and a team of students from UTC and other universities will travel to

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June 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (6/1/2012 – 6/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $323,800 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Andy Carroll, Geographic Information Systems Manager of Academic and Research Computing Services, secured $25,000 from the Lyndhurst Foundation to purchase and deploy Decision Support Software.  The software will be used on UTC’s Geographic Information System (GIS) infrastructure as a means to enhance scenario modeling for the regional

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May 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (5/1/2012 – 5/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,097,499 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 2012-2013 academic year.  Upward Bound provides supplemental academic assistance, educational and career guidance, and cultural enrichment activities to help participating students develop the skills

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April 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (4/1/2012 – 4/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $657,440 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Carol Brand, Lecturer for the School of Education, secured $225,000 from the Tennessee Department of Education to continue UTC’s Become a Special Educator in Tennessee (BASE-TN) Program for the next three years.  BASE-TN will recruit and provide financial support for students pursuing special education licensure.  Upon completion

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March 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (3/1/2012 – 3/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $521,892 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 $1,650 from the Hamilton County Department of Education for a graphic design residency with fifth grade students as well as a bookmaking residency with third grade students at Battle Academy.

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February 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (2/1/2012 – 2/29/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $180,625 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Lisa Darger, Sustainability Coordinator for the Facilities Planning and Management Department, secured $300 from RecycleMania to promote UTC’s inaugural participation in the 8-week 2012 RecyleMania Tournament.  Funds will go toward the printing of posters, banners, and signage as well as the purchase of promotional gifts.   Ms.

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December 2011 & January 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (12/1/2011 – 1/31/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $577,377 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Dianne Cox, Director of Financial Aid, attracted $27,900 from the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation to continue the High School Peer Counseling Program in 2012.  Ms. Cox and her staff will train several UTC students to serve as peer counselors in local high schools, assisting high school students

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