ThinkAchieve: Connecting the Classroom and the Community
Grants Awarded February, March, and April, 2013
Carrie Meadows (English) - $800 Beyond the Classroom grant, "Community Grant Proposal Project: Focus on Diversity at UTC."
Ralph Covino and Dylan Bloy (History) - $500 In the Classroom grant, "Classical Archaeology."
Jeannie Hacker-Cerulean (Theatre and Speech) - $1000 In the Classroom grant, "Advocacy Project for UTC Campus Organization."
Grants Awarded January 2013
Andrew Bailey and Gary Liguori (Health and Human Performance) - $1,495 Beyond the Classroom grant, “Outdoor Leadership Training.”
Debbie Bell (UHON) - $1,500 Beyond the Classroom grant, “Development of Civic Engagement Program for Honors Freshmen.”
Madonna Kemp (English) - $1,370 Beyond the Classroom grant, “Mad Vocab Art.”
Grants Awarded November and December 2012
Kevin Ford (Music) - $1,500 Beyond the Classroom grant to support the UTC Chamber Singers study tour of Prague, Vienna, Eisenstadt, and Budapest.
Jenny Holcombe (Nursing) - $1,000 In the Classroom grant to support using a journal club-type approach to classroom instruction for undergraduate nursing students.
Grants Awarded October 2012
Tricia Thomas and Lisa R. Darger (Chemical Engineering and Facilities Planning/Management) - $970 In the Classroom grant to fund active learning projects in ENCH 3350 and ENGR 2220 in partnership with Facilities Planning and Management.
Grants Awarded September 2012
Carrie Meadows (English) - $1,300 Beyond the Classroom grant for a community grant proposal project to be integrated into English 2880, Professional Writing.
Kim Wingate and Caryl Taylor (School of Education) - $1,376 Beyond the Classroom grant for a project to enhance critical thinking through an Early Childhood Special Education field experience.
Sarah Boykin and Jessica Etheredge (Interior Design) - $978 In the Classroom grant to develop video presentation for Interior Design projects.
Roger Thompson (Criminal Justice) - $1,500 Beyond the Classroom grant to bring in a speaker on immigration policy reform for Senior Seminar students and the campus community.
Grants Awarded June - August 2012
Stefanie deOlloqui and Steve Underwood (Health and Human Performance) - $1,500 Beyond the Classroom grant to fund interns for the promotion of a bicycle transit system.
Bradley Reynolds and Thomas Wilson (Biological and Environmental Sciences) - $1,422 Beyond the Classroom grant for a project to build a conservation ethic in non-science majors through hands-on herpetology.
Sarah Sloan and Stefanie deOlloqui (Health and Human Performance) - $1500 Beyond the Classroom grant to develop a partnership between HHP and the Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults. To view the grant presentation, click here.
Catherine Smith and Rebecca Littleton (Physical Therapy) - $1,496.00 Beyond the Classroom grant to support UTC students to be involved in an outdoor camping experience for children with disabilities.
Victoria Steinberg (Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures) - $666 Beyond the Classroom grant to support UTC students to teach French language and culture at Rivermont Elementary School.
Amye Warren (Psychology) - $916 In the Classroom grant to support a project to improve critical thinking skills in graduate teaching assistants and their students.
Grants Awarded May 2012
Leroy Fanning and Philip Pugliese (Health and Human Performance) - $1,000 In the Classroom grant for development of a new special topic course, Active Living and Transportation, with an emphasis on interactive teaching methods.
Leroy Fanning and Stefanie deOlloqui (Health and Human Performance) - $1,500 Beyond the Classroom grant for the development of a replicable model to strengthen the relationship between community-based health-related organizations like the YMCA and academic preparation programs.
Rebecca Jones (English) - $657 Beyond the Classroom grant to provide experiential activities for students taking the travel/nature writing course.
Darrell Meece (Education) - $1,000 In the Classroom grant to develop and implement an open-source child development text using student input through a wiki.