The IAspire Leadership Academy gathers participants from a broad range of experiences to build an inclusive learning community in which participants can learn from both their differences and similarities.
Across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members stepped up to support their students during the pandemic, figuring out solutions to teach their courses and making adjustments on the fly.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty in the Department of Theatre learned in one week to teach acting classes online.
Despite spending half of spring semester apart during the pandemic, some students in Lecturer Gerald Witt’s digital news class got published and scored internships.
When the pandemic moved classes online, Lecturer Hemant Sharma of the Department of Political Science created textbook chapters with videos and real-time current event updates for students in his constitutional law class.
After the pandemic forced classes online, “We did a statewide survey about how courts were handling eviction cases in each county,” said Professor Wendy Bach in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Law.
Assistant Professor of Practice Sukey Steckel was teaching a leadership course required for students in the Master of Social Work program when the pandemic took classes online halfway through spring semester.