Sometimes it’s gentle prodding by urging a student to try something a little tougher than they think they can handle to gain confidence. Other times it’s downright “tough love.” Faculty members have various ways of encouraging their students to succeed.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Denise Bates and Assistant Professor Steven Waller from the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Jason Hayward and Associate Professor Veerle Keppens from the College of Engineering.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Associate Professor Karla McKanders and Associate Professor Paula Schaefer from the College of Law.
Today’s video features Tony Award-winning actor John Cullum reminiscing about one of his favorite UT faculty members.
Faculty members who have a passion for what they do often inspire their students to want to learn. Alumna Shelly Huffaker Higgins wrote that Associate Professor Murray Marks was “possibly the best professor I ever had during my days at the university.”
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Associate Professor Suzie Allard and Associate Professor Michael Palenchar from the College of Communication and Information.
Faculty Appreciation Week College Kudos: Get to know Assistant Professor Russell Crook and Assistant Professor Marianne Wanamaker from the College of Business Administration.
As part of Faculty Appreciation Week, students, alumni, staff and others are leaving shout outs for faculty members who have meant a lot to them. To send your own thank you message to a favorite faculty member or read what others have written, visit http://www.utk.edu/faculty/appreciation/shout-out/.
It’s Faculty Appreciation Week at UT, and some of our students wanted to say “thank you” to the faculty members who have meant the most to them. A video crew ventured out on campus stopping students and asking them to talk about faculty members who have meant a lot to them.