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Jessica Boles Creates Paths of Empowerment

Jessica Boles is someone who leaves a place in better shape than when she arrived. From UT to MIT (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), she built a legacy of community engagement that resonates for future students. Boles earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, in 2015 and 2017 respectively, from UT’s Min H. Kao Department of […]

TCE Staff Volunteers for Second Harvest

A team of TCE staff members exercised the Chancellor’s volunteer-opportunities initiative to serve at Second Harvest Food Bank in Maryville on Friday, December 2. Organized by the college’s Staff Advisory Council (TSAC), participants included TSAC members Rachel Duncan, Marie Fox, Amanda Middleton, Cheryl Huskey, Charlotte Holland, and Wanda Turpin along with Tonya Shortt, Brian Shupe, […]

Engineering Vols Help Girl Scouts “Think Like Engineers” for Badge Day

Betsy Chesnutt, lecturer in Engineering Fundamentals, worked with the Girl Scouts Beaver Creek Service Unit Leadership Team in August 2022 to organize a “Think Like an Engineer” Journey-in-a-Day for Cadette and Senior level girl scouts (grades 6 to 10). Scout leader Nicole Berkheimer contacted the college to connect for the event, and Chesnutt called for […]

Angela McCarter Retires After 42 Years with the College

Angela McCarter will retire this fall after 42 years of service to the Tickle College of Engineering. Her current long-standing role is as administrative specialist II in the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, working with Associate Dean Ozlem Kilic. McCarter has worked here through many changes and with a few storied names in the […]

Adams Begins In-House Entrepreneurship Office Hours

Students and faculty in the Tickle College of Engineering with a touch of business acumen will get a boost starting Sept. 12, as Angelique Adams begins her role as the college’s entrepreneur-in-residence. Through her position, Adams will use her innovation expertise to help members of the college turn their ideas into marketable products and connect […]