The Urban Alliance, an initiative of Johnson University, partners with like-minded organizations in urban Knoxville to engage and empower emerging community leaders through inspiring educational experiences.

Uniting Johnson University’s strengths in higher education with the strengths of its community partners, the Urban Alliance offers programs involving science, community mentors, vocational discernment, leadership development, and asset-based research.

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Royal Explorers Final Day

Today we finished our time with our Royal Explorers. Our days have been full of field trips, sunny days, laughter, and lots of good food. To celebrate our time together, we finished our science camp [...]

Royal Explorers Day 8

Due to weather, our 7th graders had to change up our plans at camp today. Originally, we were going to visit a farm, but instead we stayed at Johnson and had a blast with our [...]

Royal Explorers Day 7

Today the 7th graders learned about the role of energy in our modern world. We spent our morning at the American Museum of Science and Energy. Our 7th grade campers loved all of the interactive [...]

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