During the pandemic, alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work are finding new ways to provide essential human services to their communities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted East Tennessee Chinese/Chinese American Care to help make sure medical personnel and first responders have equipment to do their jobs effectively while staying protected.
Neither app was developed with a pandemic in mind, but both University of Tennessee, Knoxville inventors believe their technology can support individuals indirectly or directly affected by the pandemic.
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced today the decision to bring students back for an on-campus experience this fall. Plowman said social distancing and enhanced safety procedures will be part of the new normal for students.
Approximately 90 percent of the initial CARES Act funding is being disbursed directly to about 9,000 eligible students in the form of grant aid due to COVID-19.
Although in-person commencement ceremonies in May had to be postponed for safety, UT will recognize graduates and their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks.
It was a win-win situation born from the most unpredictable circumstances for a dozen UT teacher education students and Centro Hispano, a local nonprofit serving Latino youth and families.
Students weren’t able to finish their semester on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic, but notable alumni and university supporters made sure they felt the Volunteer spirit.
The transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus allegedly from an animal to a human and the human-to-human spread of COVID-19 demonstrates how animal, human, plant, and environmental health are interconnected.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Center for Educational Leadership will partner with the Tennessee Department of Education to offer virtual professional learning opportunities to all public school principals in the state.
At home, medical workers may face the same isolation as the rest of the country. Then they put on their scrubs and their masks and move to the front lines, facing the coronavirus head-on every day in cities across the United States.
Teams within the Office of Advancement are providing social engagement, key services, and virtual learning opportunities through a variety of channels to alumni, future Vols, and current students.