This partnership with the Department of State and espnW empowers girls and women from developing nations using a sport, leadership, and planning curriculum that is developed, implemented, and evaluated by the Center for Sports, Peace, and Society. Through the partnership, girls and women are becoming social entrepreneurs, developing projects that raise awareness and call for
This week’s featured community partnership is the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center, which seeks to improve regional water quality through community-based projects, outreach, education, training, and community empowerment activities.
Commodities for Communities is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The partnership allows farmers to support the university by gifting portions of their crop to the UT Foundation.
The Academic Health Department, this week’s featured partnership, establishes a relationship between public health practice and academia. The program provides students with field placement, internships, and service-learning opportunities, while providing faculty with practice-based research experience.
Habitat for Humanity and UT and For the Kids at UTK are this week’s featured partnerships. The Habitat for Humanity program partners with community members to build homes, and For the Kids at UTK helps to support East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
The International Health Care Mission is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. The program immerses students in a new culture, sharpens their skills, and gives them an intensive clinical experience.
Partnering to Improve History Teaching in East Tennessee is this week’s featured Partnership That Makes a Difference. Through class visits, teaching workshops, field trips, and collaboration with the East Tennessee Historical Society on National History Day, faculty provide content enrichment for history teachers, along with shared, mutually beneficial discussions about teaching methods.
This week’s partnership spotlight is on the Center for Children’s and Young Adult Literature. CCYAL promotes the use of literature in the education and lives of children and young adults.
Companion Animal Initiative in Tennessee and Human Animal Bond in Tennessee are this week’s featured partnerships. CAIT brings communities together to find solutions to pet issues, and H.A.B.I.T. is an animal-assisted interaction program.
PlanET began in 2010 as a regional partnership of communities building a shared direction for our future. PlanET comprises five counties, sixteen cities, and four towns, all investing in one region. The partnership addressed challenges regarding jobs, housing, transportation, a clean environment, and community health. UT’s role was to assist in the development of research,
This annual conference gets students involved in interactive sessions focused on creating a leadership brand, leading in a diverse world, servant leadership, and social justice. That event is followed by a half-day of community service in the Knoxville area in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where students experience first-hand some of the topics
As part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement will be celebrating throughout the coming year by featuring individual exemplars of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. This week’s feature: Eyes on LaFollette.