Entries by TLC

Program Coordinator (Bilingual-English/Spanish) Musicians On Call Apply Job Summary Musicians On Call (MOC) brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. The Program Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt position whose primary responsibilities are coordinating all Virtual Programs and the Music Pharmacy program. The Program Coordinator will facilitate Virtual Programs across […]

Language Access Funds Available for Local Non-Profits

Tennessee Language Center providing pro-bono interpretation/translation services to qualified organizations through Frist Foundation Grant   The Tennessee Language Center (TLC), through the TFLI Fund, Inc., has been awarded $15,000 from The Frist Foundation to provide assistance to Davidson County-based non-profit organizations in their language-access needs. The scope of services that may be covered through this […]

COVID-19’s Effect on Tennessee’s Businesses and Communities: Today and Tomorrow

https://youtu.be/PvDo4JVPm8c The UT Institute for Public Service and its agencies want to invite you to an online discussion about the state of the coronavirus in Tennessee and how it affects our businesses and communities. Our expert guests on this forum are Dr. Jon McCullers, an infectious disease expert, professor and chair of the Department of […]

Who Learns Languages Faster: Adults or Kids?

Who Learns Languages Faster: Adults or Kids?   Lin is a 5-year-old Chinese girl, and she invites her 27-year old mom to learn English with her. “Oh sweetie, mommy is too old to learn a new language!” Her mom, Wei, replies. “That’s not true!” Their English teacher claims and they decide to do an experiment. […]

Tennessee Foreign Language Institute Becomes Part of UT

KNOXVILLE – The Tennessee Foreign Language Institute is set to become an entity of the University of Tennessee system and the sixth agency of the UT Institute for Public Service on July 1 2018, thanks to legislation by the Tennessee General Assembly. The legislation eliminates the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute’s governing board, transfers its resources […]