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Summer Accolades

The CEHHS faculty, staff, students, and alumni have been busy this summer!  See what they’ve been up to!

Pipes summer camp students with bodyPIPES, the Possibilities in Postsecondary Education Program in Educational Psychology and Counseling, held their Summer Camp in June. Students from tenth- and eleventh-grades in Campbell and Union County had the opportunity to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medical Science) careers while visiting science and engineering labs and becoming college aware.

The Leadership Academy in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies announced the new fellows for the 2018-19 academic year Meanwhile, Director Jim McIntyre, testified about the success of the program to the Tennessee House of Representatives Education Committee at the Joint Summer Study Hearing.

Jim Mcintyre at House Education Administration Planning Committee Meeting

Hollie Raynor, Nutrition professor and Interim Assistant Dean for Research for CEHHS, submitted a proposal for the “Center of Food and Activity for Health Communities” which has been chosen as a finalist for a cluster hire; a means of hiring multiple scholars into one or more departments based on shared, interdisciplinary research interests by the Office of the Provost.  The  proposal includes three CEHHS departments and engagement with three outside our college.
healthy food

dog locked in cageCEHHS students majoring in Veterinary Public Health will work along side students from Social Work, Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research and the College of Veterinary Medicine on the Program for Pet Health Equity.  The grant received $2.8 million in funding from Maddie’s Fund to support research and development of Aligncare; a health care system to improve access to veterinary care for underserved families.

Students in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies participated in Camp Koinonia over the Summer.  Approximately 200 students from UT participate in this outdoor education program for children with multiple disabilities.  Enjoy this perspective of the camp from one of our  UT Future Program alumni and past CEHHS student ambassador as she enjoyed the camp activities.

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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