WVLT spoke with UT benefactors Chad Goldman and Brian Pendleton, who announced a gift of $50,000 to support the UT Knoxville College of Arts and Sciences. Half of the money will create a scholarship in the college’s language and world business program, and the other half will support the academic needs of the college and
University of Tennessee alumnus Chad Goldman and his partner, Brian Pendleton, have pledged $50,000 to support the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Arts and Sciences. The gift will fund undergraduate scholarships, faculty awards, and provide other academic needs for the college. Goldman is a 1993 graduate in language and world business.
According to Richard Allington and Anne McGill-Franzen, education professors at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the summer break is when children fall behind in reading. Allington and McGill-Franzen provide five tips on how to encourage your children to read during the summer.
Kurt Sickafus, project leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been named the Alvin and Sally Beaman Professor and head of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, effective August 1, 2011.