High-Impact Practices Grants and Classroom Mini-Grants Awarded
High Impact Practices Grants
Lucy Schultz, Philosophy, “Revitalizing Hope for the Inner City’s 'Grow Hope Urban Farm',” $2,000.00.
Classroom Mini Grants
Jayda Coons, Honors College, “Understanding Illness Through Narrative,” $295.45.
Katie Hargrave, Art Department, “Jen Delos Reyes Phone Sculptures / Artist Lecture,” $300.00.
Eric Hungenberg, Health and Human Performance, “Event Experience: A Reflection Assignment,” $300.00.
Eli Sheff-Stefanik, Social, Cultural and Justice Studies, “Visiting Lecturer on Legal Issues Facing Black Transgender Women,” $300.00.
Bethany Womack Social Work, “Community Grant Writing Partnership,” $300.00.
High Impact Practices Grants
James Arnett, English Department, and Gaye Jeffers, Theatre Department, "Drag! Tools of the Trade," $1,674.00
Elise Chapman, Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science, "Inquiry-based Project Learning in Pollinator Biology," $2,000
Carolyn Lambert, Art Department, "Writing Workshop with S. Erin Batiste," $1,099.46.
Abbie Ventura, English Department, "Dialogues in Diversity: Children's Literature and Publishing," $1,024.00
Nagwan Zahry, Communication Department, "Empowering Students as Critical Thinkers through Social Media Production and Management," $1,640.00
Classroom Mini Grants
Fernando Alda-Pons, Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science, "Active Learning for Evolutionary Theory," $266.21
Fang Yu Hu, History Department, "Student Research Posters," $270
Eun Young Kim, Interior Design, "Black Light Box," $295.23
Emma McDonell, Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies, "Sustainable Food System Speaker Series," $181.75
Kelli Nelson, History Department, "Chattanooga Ghost Tour in American Public History," $300
Michael D. Thompson, History Department, "Enslavement at Nashville Area Plantations," $300
Shane Ward, Art Department, "Object Memory (Smithsonian X3D)," $243.8
High Impact Practices Grants
Jessica Auchter, Political Science Department, “Advocacy Week Event Funding,” $500.00.
Stephanie DeVries, Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, “Stream-Gauging: Bringing Data to Life,” $2,000.00
Kevin Ford, Lee Harris, Jordan Hicks, Kenyon Wilson, Music Department, “Learning about Progressive Sight Reading with Carol Krueger", $1,300.00
Carolyn Lambert, Art Department, “Fact to Fiction: Strategies of Narrative Invention,” 1,863.00.
Stephen Mandravelis, Art Department, “Lonnie Holley: A Student-Curated Exhibition,” $1,408.00.
Charlene Schmidt, Health and Human Performance, “The ‘Nutritious Living’ Lab,” $1,869.00.
Christina Vogel, Art Department, “Artist Curators Ellen Letcher and Julie Torres Visit UTC Art,” $1,868.00.
Olivia Wolf, Art Department, “Gender & the Gaze: Transregional Perspectives---Hunter Museum Workshop,” $1,420.00
Jessica Auchter, Political Science Department, “Funding for Guest Speaker: Maryam Rafiee,” $300.00
Edward Brudney, History Department, “Group Poster Projects,” $283.00
Amy Doolittle, Social Work, “Exploring the Effects of Bingocize®: A Novel and Interactive Physical Activity Intervention,” Classroom Mini-Grant, 334.99.
Fang Yu Hu, History Department, "Student Poster Presentation", $249.95
Spring Kurtz, English Department, “Making Eye and Idea Contact: A Seminar Exercise in Recognizing One Another and One Another’s Ideas,” $151.92
Ethan Mills, Philosophy and Religion Department, "Philosophical Film Festival", $150
Ashleigh Pipes, English Department, “Making Hypothetical Audiences Real”, $299.15
Bethany Womack, Department of Social Work, "An Impact Study of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga," HIP Development Grant $1,168.
Betsy Myers, Department of Physical Therapy, "Sports Performance," $492.60.
Elicia Cruz, Occupational Therapy Department, "The Orange Grove Center and UTC OT Community Health Collaborative," $1328.88.
Drew Bailey, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Outdoor Education Day," $2000.00.
Yvonne Dunham Slobodenko, ESL Institute, " Class Trip to New Echota: Exploring Cherokee History," $200.00.
Kevin Doyle, Counselor Education Program, "UTC Counselor Education Research Symposium," $250.00.
Carey McCormack, History Department, "Paleo Skills Workshop,"1786.70.
Rik Hunter, English Department, "Digital Book World Conference," $2000.00
Susan Eckelmann Berghel, History Department, "Class Trip to the Civil Rights Institute in Birmingham, AL: Civil Rights Exhibits & Local Sights," $2000.00
Ethan Mills, Department of Philosophy and Religion, "Halloween Philosophical Horror Film Festival," $425.39
Shane Ward, Art Department, "Poetics of Collaborative Translation: The Poem as Spatial Rendering," $1923.50
Elizabeth O'Brien, Counselor Education Program, "Psychological Wellness Course," $420.00
Amanda Durall, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Community Based Adapted Fitness," $719.28
Trevor Elliott, Department of Mechanical Engineering, "UTC Rocket Mocs STEM Outreach and Rocketry Certification," $2000.00
Priscilla Simms-Roberson, School of Nursing, "Med Bag Review in Action," $1930.00
Eun Young Kim, Interior Architecture and Design Department, "Class Trip to Lighting Workshop," $1969.90
Clayton Jones, English Department, "Aquarium Research Tour and Floatable Monitoring Serve Project," $800.00
Liz Hathaway, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Empowering Public Health Students to Impact the Chattanooga Community," $970.00
Christina Vogel, Art Department, "Artist Alexis Callender Visits UTC Art," $1583.00
Christina Vogel, Art Department, "En Plein Air: Painting the Landscape from Within," $2004.00
Eric Hungenberg, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Exploring MiLB Fan Nostalgia: A Neuroscience Approach," $2,000.00
Ann Buggey, "Women and Textiles: New Workshops and Increased Community Involvement," $811.88
Spring Kurtz, Sheena Monds, Tracye Pool, Women's Studies Program, "Serving To Shelter: A Social Justice Service Learning Opportunity To Help Shelter Victims of Domestic Violence and Homelessness," $1113.56
Luke Manget, History Department, "Cades Cove Museum of Environmental History," $1000.00
Tonya Miller, Interior Design Department, "Virtual Reality for Enhanced Visualization of Interior Design," $2000.00
Krysta Murillo, School of Education, "Bridging Community and School Partnerships for Education Students through Organized Family Nights," $800.00
Katie Hargrave, Art Department, "Observational Drawing in the City: Artist Susanna Bluhm to visit Art 1050: Observational Drawing," $1651.00
Andrew O'Brien, Art Department, "Indexing the City: Photography, Artist Books, and the Everyday," $1,843.85
Jonathan Yeager, Department of Philosophy and Religion, "Religion, Spirituality, and Fly Fishing," $875.27
Erin Melhorn, Occupational Therapy Department, "Creating Moderate and High Complexity Assistive Technology Devices," $939.91
Rik Hunter, English Department, "Chattanooga Food Desert Informational Campaign," $871.75
DeAnna Beasley, Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science & Astri Snodgrass, Art Department, "Intentional Observation in Science and Art," $1870.98
Drew Bailey, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Expeditionary Learning Spaces in Public Schools," $2,000.00
Clayton Jones, English Department, "Tennessee River Gorge Exploration and Floatables Monitoring," $1,500.00
Drew Bailey, Department of Health and Human Performance, "Adventure Playground & Low Ropes Construction," $2,000.00
James Arnett, Tiffany Mitchell, Sarah Einstein, Immaculate Kizza, English Department; Jordan Amirkhani, Katie Hargrave, Art Department; Heather Palmer, Tracye Pool, Sheena Monds, Marcie Noe, Women's Studies Department; Gaye Jeffers, Division of Theatre & Speech; Susan Eckelmann, History; Shewanee Baptiste-Howard, Department of Health & Human Performance, "Lemonade: The Lecture," $1,100.00
Rik Hunter, English Department, "Writing Beyond the Academy," $700.00
Daniel Loveless, Department of Electrical Engineering, "Undergraduate Research Experience in the Space Sciences," $1,897.00
Michael Thompson, History Department, "Urban Slavery Field Trip, Charleston, South Carolina," $2,000.00
James Arnett, English Department, "Refugees, At Home in Chattanooga: The Transnational (African) Novel," $1,220.00
Ann Buggey, Women's Studies Program, "Women and Textiles: Workshops and ATCs (Artist Trading Cards)," $1,997.50
Billy Jackson, Math Department, "Preparing Future Teachers for the K-8 Classroom," $2,000.00
Rebecca Jones, English Department, "Developing a Graduate Magazine," $600
Cecelia Wigal, Department of Mechanical Engineering, "UTC Design for Independence," $2,000.00
Jennifer Danos, Art Department, "UTC/UGA Sculpture Student Exhibition Exchange," $786.76
Katie Hargrave, Art Department, "Animated Drawing Screening," $1,897.16
Susan Eckelmann, History Department & Jordan Amirkhani, Art Department, "Student Class Trip to Spelman College's Museum of Fine Art," $1,330.00
Spring Kurtz, Women's Studies Program, "The Activist-Enhanced Classroom," $1,869.70