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May Accolades

What else is happening in CEHHS? Lots!  Check out these great accolades!

bill wishart retiresBill Wishart, Data Coordinator and Research Assistant Professor for CEHHS through the Office of Professional Licensure, worked his last day on April 30.  Bill earned his PhD from our college and was began his position in 2011 after serving as a classroom teacher in Knox County for many years.  Bill was instrumental in collecting and analyzing data which played a huge role in our teacher assessment systems.  You will be missed! 


Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Associate Professor & Program Coordinator for the College Student Personnel program, Dorian McCoy, joined Chancellor Davenport for the 4th Annual Hike the Hill in Heels to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month as part of the “VOLS HELP VOLS” commitment.

hike the hill in heels with Dorian McCoy & Chancellor Davenport

The 2018 Induction Ceremony for the Educators Hall of Honor (EHOH) included presentation of the annual EHOH Scholarship to Cassie Kay Norvell.  Cassie is a 4th year doctoral student finishing up her dissertation in Reading Education & Literacy Studies through the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education.

2018 Educators Hall of Honors Scholarship Recipient



More than 70 attendees gathered for the first ever Appalachian LGBT Health Equity Symposium on Friday, April 6th, where health related topics experienced by LGBT identified people were discussed with an eye toward solution making.  The event was hosted by the UTK Department of Public Health’s Jennifer Jabson.

lgbt symposium


Students in the Education 100: Service Learning students presented their poster presentations on April 12.  Research and students’ results were presented and explained to peers, mentors, faculty and staff. ed100 service learning poster presentations

In remembrance of Child & Family Studies Alumna, Daedra Charles-Furlow, who passed April 14.  Daedra was dedicated to Early Childhood Education and loved to volunteer in the Child Development Lab while attending UT.  daedra charles-furlow



Six Students were initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society from CEHHS.  This society is one of the oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor societies with more than 300 members across 300 campuses.

Congratulations to the Spring Initiates of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.phi kappa phi logo

  • Emily Brooks
  • Sophie Lowe
  • Leslie Owle, graduate
  • Valerie Schmidt-Gardner
  • Skyla Smith
  • Shannon Wilson

These are only a few of the great things happening in our college!  Be sure to check us out on all our social media sites!

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