Mini “National Parks” in Your Schoolyard

What makes a park exceptional? Here in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we value biodiversity, cultural heritage, environmental health and ecology, stewardship, research, and so much more. Our park is prosperous in mountains, recreational activities (such as hiking and horseback riding trails), animal encounters, citizen science and research opportunities, and historical sites to explore. These are [...]

By |2018-08-28T08:59:15-04:00August 28th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Mini “National Parks” in Your Schoolyard

Education: Discovering vs. Learning

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “discovery” as “the act of finding or learning something for the first time.” Personally, this is something that, as a student, I seldom encounter in my education. Everything that I know was taught to me either in school or by the internet, and unfortunately discovery seems a lost art. As a student, [...]

By |2018-08-23T06:08:12-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Education: Discovering vs. Learning

Where is the next great Tremont development leader?

Catey Terry, President & CEO Maybe you heard. At Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont, we have completed our hire of a new President/CEO—Catey Terry. In fact she came to our board meeting last week and will be on the job officially September 4. We’re super excited about that. Now on to our [...]

By |2018-08-20T09:26:23-04:00August 20th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Where is the next great Tremont development leader?

Tremont hires Catey Terry as CEO and President

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont names Catharine Terry as President and Chief Executive Officer, to begin September 4th. Most recently Chief Financial Officer for SOAR, an accredited ADHD adventure camp and year-round academy in North Carolina, Terry replaces Dr. Jen Jones who resigned earlier this year. Board President Elizabeth Estill announced the appointment and [...]

By |2018-08-17T06:10:17-04:00August 17th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Tremont hires Catey Terry as CEO and President