College of Education Health and Human Sciences News

Fairbrother Appointed CEHHS Interim Associate Dean

Jeff Fairbrother, interim associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.

Jeff Fairbrother, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, has been named interim associate dean of academic and faculty affairs for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.

Going the Extra Mile: CEHHS Spotlights Groenke, Wozencroft

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Susan Groenke tries to figure out how to motivate adolescents to read and write—and then shares that knowledge with current and future teachers. Groenke teaches a variety of courses that allow her students to hone their teaching skills in true classroom settings. Angela Wozencroft’s career is an ongoing exercise in experiential learning. She oversees UT students who work at Camp Koinonia, Camp Oginali, Koinonia Retreat, Vision Camp, and Project TRiPS—all camps for youth with a variety of disabilities.

Grad Begins Appointment to Presidential Management Fellows Program at the Department of Labor

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A doctoral graduate recently started an appointment in public service at the US Department of Labor as part of the prestigious Presidential Management Fellows program. Samantha Brown, a Hillsboro, Tennessee, native and 2015 doctoral graduate of the Higher Education Administration program in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, is one of 600 finalists across the nation selected out of more than 7,800 applicants for the program.

Student Graduates from UT, American Culinary Federation Three Days Apart

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A December graduate has become the first UT student to receive an outside chef certification while attending UT. Tara Garland, a hospitality, restaurant, and tourism management major in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, received her chef certification through the American Culinary Federation just three days after walking across the stage at the December commencement ceremony.