Jacob Tankersley has spent the fall semester using Google Ad Words for Nonprofits in order to raise awareness about The Restoration House.
UT’s Tickle College of Engineering and East Tennessee Children’s Hospital have teamed up to entertain and educate patients through the use of a portable 3D printer.
Nineteen public relations students are working on a PR campaign about revitalization efforts in downtown Lenoir City. The project is part of this year’s Smart Communities Initiative.
UT’s Smart Communities Initiative has been honored by its past and continued partner, the Southeast Tennessee Development District.
Students in a service-learning class in UT’s Haslam College of Business will host the Tour de Knox bike rally from 2:00 to 4:15 p.m. Sunday, April 24, beginning at UT Parking Lot 9 at the corner of Phillip Fulmer Way and Peyton Manning Pass. Proceeds from the bike rally benefit Knoxville’s Legacy Parks Foundation, which
Eleven students and three staff members will spend six days over spring break exploring issues of international social justice and human trafficking in Prague, Czech Republic. The Center for Leadership and Service has partnered with campus ministries UTK Cru and Collegiate Abbey to provide this unique collaborative service immersion experience.
Through the Smart Communities Initiative, UT faculty and students in twenty courses have spent this academic year working with the City of Cleveland, Tennessee, on thirteen projects ranging from branding research to revitalization efforts throughout the community.
UT has chosen the Southeast Tennessee Development District to be its 2015–16 Smart Communities Initiative partner.
The Provost’s Service-Learning Office is working on a plan to give an “S” designation to approved courses with a service-learning component. The application process was piloted this spring by nine faculty members, each representing a different college. The university already has many courses that employ service-learning, and the service-learning office is developing mechanisms to enhance
The city of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been chosen as the first partner city for UT’s new service-learning program, the Smart Communities Initiative. The partnership begins this fall. The goals of the SCI are to help students gain real-world experience and make valuable contacts in the community. It is a component of UT’s new Quality Enhancement
Anna-Claire Daniels, a senior studying social work, was one of nine UT students who went to northern Uganda for five weeks last summer for the Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program. She returned to Uganda over winter break—on her own dime—to continue her work helping recovering addicts incarcerated in Gulu Prison. After observing the program,
As UT moves toward establishing a service-learning program called the Smart Communities Initiative, the campus community is invited to learn more about a similar, and very successful, program operating in Oregon. Representatives from the University of Oregon’s Sustainable Cities Initiative will be on campus Monday, December 9, to discuss their cross-disciplinary Sustainable City Year Program