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Undergraduate Research Center


The URECA committee is composed of accomplished and passionate faculty representatives from a variety of academic colleges at MTSU. The committee meets three times each academic year to evaluate proposals and award funding based on merit. Other responsibilities include fine-tuning the application process and refining procedures for proposal evaluation and grant awards.

2023-2024 Committee Members

Tricia Farwell, ChairJournalismCollege of Media and
Tiffany RogersPsychologyBehavioral and Health
Sean FoleyHistoryLiberal
Keely O’BrienAgriculture¬†Basic and Applied
Kim EvertEducational
Yi (Vanessa) LiuHealth and Human PerformanceBehavioral and Health
Bridget DonnellyEnglishCollege of Liberal
Justin MillerChemistryCollege of Basic and Applied Sciences

Thursday, September 5th, 4:30pm

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Jamie Burriss, Ph.D., Director
(615) 494-7669

Casey Penston, Coordinator
(615) 809-4588

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