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WSCC student earns prestigious scholarship

Posted on October 19, 2014 at 2:42 am

  Brandon Hayes, a business major at Walters State Community College, has received the Phi Theta Kappa International Geico Pathway to Completion Scholarship. He is one of only two recipients nationwide. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. Phi Theta Kappa awards this competitive scholarship based on academic achievement, leadership and service. Hayes is the first Walters State student to receive the scholarship. “Brandon has many

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  • Morristown West High elects Homecoming court

    Posted on October 11, 2014 at 8:16 pm

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  • WSCC Summer Learning Support Academy increases student success

    Posted on October 4, 2014 at 10:19 pm

    When Walters State freshmen started their college careers this week, 25 had a very valuable head start: the intensive three-week Learning Support Academy held in June. The Learning Support Academy combines academic courses with activities that acquaint students with the college experience. This was the second year for the academy, funded by the college and by a Tennessee Board of Regents Access and Diversity Grant. In addition to preparing students

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  • Knoxville’s WIVK 107.7 and King University kickoff fifth annual scholarship contest

    Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    BRISTOL, Tenn. – One of WIVK FM 107.7’s listeners will be the lucky winner of a full scholarship to King University. WIVK and King University are sponsoring their fifth annual scholarship contest. The promotion will begin on Monday, Sept. 29 and will run through Sunday, Oct. 26. All applications must be submitted before midnight on Oct. 26, at which time five finalists will be chosen from the pool of qualified

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  • Washington Monthly names Carson-Newman University No. 7 in nation

    Posted on September 20, 2014 at 8:35 pm

    Carson-Newman University is ranked 7th among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges, according to Washington Monthly magazine in its 2014 rankings. The University is the only Tennessee school to be named in the top 15 of the “Baccalaureate Colleges” category. It is the third year in a row that the University has been recognized in the category’s Top Ten. Last year Carson-Newman was ranked No. 10 by the publication. “We are extremely pleased

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  • Jefferson County High elects homecoming court

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    Jefferson County High School will celebrate homecoming on Friday, Oct 19., when they will play against Seymour High School. The JCHS homecoming court was elected by popular vote of each class. Representing the freshman class are: Ryleigh Fritz, the daughter of Darren and Penny Fritz of White Pine. She is a member of the Lady Patriots basketball and volleyball teams. Ryleigh is a member of First Baptist Church of White

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  • Carson-Newman University named one of the “Best in the Southeast” by The Princeton Review

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    The Princeton Review has again named Carson-Newman University as one of the best schools in the Southeast. The education services company recognized the nation’s top quarter of higher education institutions in its “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list. “We are thrilled to be included in this latest Princeton Review listing,” said Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien. “Being named one of the best in the Southeast, is a testament

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