Twenty years ago, Bob Kronick, professor of educational psychology and counseling, envisioned a way to help at-risk youth before they […]
Assistant Professor of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, Yujeong Park, used her 2015 Community Engagement Incentive Grant to provide […]
Associate Professor and ESM (Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement) Program Coordinator Jennifer Ann Morrow used her Community Engagement Incentive Grant to assess student needs at Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT). Morrow brought 250 community members to the TCAT Knoxville Open House. Through the assessment evaluation project, TCAT Knoxville gained valuable understanding of what future attendees need and expect for career and technical education.
The Mission VolsTeach emphasizes early and on-going field-based experiences while students are working to earn a bachelor degree in math […]
Project GRAD’s Summer Institute enhances urban high school students’ academic skills in preparation for demanding college level courses, and exposes them to career paths they may pursue through post-secondary education. In the most recent year, the Institute involved 11 graduate teaching assistants, eight faculty members from multiple disciplines, six educators representing three different school districts, 145 high school students, and 12 pre-college mentors.
By Nichole Stevens Dorian McCoy and Shawn Spurgeon agree that a number of success stories have resulted from the Project GRAD Summer […]