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UCOR Boosts Grants for Region’s STEM Education

This year, UCOR gave $40,000 in grants for 38 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects in 28 regional schools. It marked the largest amount the company has awarded since it began its grants program 10 years ago. It also reflects an increase in the dollar amount for the three award categories: $750 for individual classroom projects, $1,000 for multi-classroom projects and $1,500 for whole school projects.

Free Immersive STEM Program for Students in grades 6-8 at Roane State Community College

CROSSVILLE + OAK RIDGE, TN– (May 4, 2022) Roane State Community College is partnering with Verizon and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) to offer a free project-based STEM learning program, Verizon Innovative Learning STEM Achievers, for middle school students starting with the first session on June 6th through June 23rd on the Oak Ridge campus and another session from July 11th through July 28th on the Crossville campus.

UCOR Increases STEM Mini-Grants for Area Schools to $40,000

In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, UCOR announces it has added $10,000 to the company’s 2022 Mini-Grants program. This year’s $40,000 funds 38 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects in 28 regional schools.

Nelson-Jean Shares Opportunities, Encouragement With Students in Oak Ridge

Students from various colleges and universities, some nearly 300 miles away, had come to tour cleanup sites and meet Nicole Nelson-Jean, EM’s associate principal deputy assistant secretary for field operations. Nelson-Jean was at Oak Ridge to discuss a major funding boost to EM’s Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP).

New Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, formally announces the launch of the Institute for Advanced Materials and Manufacturing. The institute represents UT’s increasingly interdisciplinary approach to tackling real-world problems for the benefit of Tennesseans and beyond.

Bonnie Carroll Honored for Long-Time Support of CCI and SIS

Bonnie Carroll may have recently retired from Information International Associates (IIA), the information and scientific data management company she founded decades ago in Oak Ridge, but the long-time supporter of the College of Communication and Information is not yet done with data or with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.