Education Public Policy: Access to Higher Education, National Education Standards, and Quality Preschool Programs

  OVERVIEW Education is the key to success in the 21st century. The United States needs to constantly provide opportunities to prepare people for better jobs and better benefits. All levels of government need to invest in education and training -- not doing so is not a smart move for the American economy. The country … Continue reading Education Public Policy: Access to Higher Education, National Education Standards, and Quality Preschool Programs

Review of Cultural Competency Plan

MEMORANDUM To: Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek From: Michael Porter Date: September 14, 2016 Subject: Review of the 2006-2007 Cultural Competency Plan by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Division of Student Life In 2005, the University created a working group to research and come up with specific cultural competencies that all campus departments of the University should … Continue reading Review of Cultural Competency Plan

Grant Application Proposal: Hike the Hill in Heels

The following post is a sample grant proposal originally created for a graduate-level Non-Profit Management Class. This proposal was in response to a call for proposal from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC). It was submitted on August 5, 2016, and authored by the following people: Olivia Crowe, Doree Hicks, Michael Porter, and Bethany … Continue reading Grant Application Proposal: Hike the Hill in Heels