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Engagement and Outreach Mini Grant Winners Announced


The Office of Community Engagement and Outreach has announced the 2019 mini grant winners. The mini grants are awarded to projects that support engagement and outreach activities.

Jeneva Clark, lecturer in Math for her project “ACT Math Modules.”
Thomas ‘TK’ Davis, professor in the College of Architecture for his project “A Civic Design Study of the Tennessee State University Campus as a Service Learning Environment.”
Kristina Gordon, professor and director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology for her project “Knoxville Marriage Initiative.”
Frances Harper, assistant professor of STEM education for her project “Urban Parents as Resources in Mathematics Education (U PRIME).”

Lynn Hodge, associate professor and Center for Enhancing Education in Math and Science director and Thura Mack, professor, University Libraries for their project “Native American Contributions to STEM: Family STEM Nights.”
Sally Horn, professor in the Department of Geography for her project “Hands-on Study of Soils and Sediments with L&N STEM Academy Students.”
Lyndsey Hornbuckle-Lampkin, assist professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, & Sport Studies for her project “Effect of Partner Support During Exercise in African-American Couples: Post-Intervention Focus Group Analysis.”
Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor and PhD program director in Social Work for her project “Growing Green and Sustainable Communities with Rain Gardens.”
Destiny Sirivong, coordinator of outreach and pre-collegiate programs, Haslam College of Business for her project “BETS Program ACT Prep.”
Mary Mahoney, assistant director of recruiting for her project “Smokey’s Closet.”
James Williams, assistant professor Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management and Enkeshi Thom for their project “Sew It Sell It: Sewing and Entrepreneurship Youth Program.”
Xiaopeng Zhao, associate professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering for his project “GAME: Girls Achieving in Math, Engineering and Science.”