Through the Smart Communities Initiative, UT faculty and students in twenty courses have spent this academic year working with the City of Cleveland, Tennessee, on thirteen projects ranging from branding research to revitalization efforts throughout the community.
The city of Cleveland, Tennessee, has been chosen as the first partner city for UT’s new service-learning program, the Smart Communities Initiative. The partnership begins this fall. The goals of the SCI are to help students gain real-world experience and make valuable contacts in the community. It is a component of UT’s new Quality Enhancement Plan, which in turn is an important part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Colleges reaccreditation process.
The university needs your help in formulating its new Quality Enhancement Plan, an important part of UT’s reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. A QEP is a carefully designed campus-wide project that has a primary emphasis on undergraduate students.
The university has started developing its new Quality Enhancement Plan, an important part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reaccreditation process. The QEP team has developed five potential topics. Feedback from the campus community will help shape one of these topics into our new QEP.