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ETSU to host College Goal Tenn. financial aid assistance program

Posted on January 25, 2015 at 2:07 am

JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University will host College Goal Tennessee, a program that provides free information and assistance to Tennessee families applying for financial assistance for higher education, on Saturday, Feb. 14, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in room 309 of the Sherrod Library. Through this non-profit program, financial aid professionals from Tennessee colleges, universities, career colleges and technology centers help families of college-bound students in completing the Free Application

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  • WSCC celebrates new Greeneville campus Workforce Training Facility

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Celebrating the new WSCC industrial welding training site in Greeneville on Jan. 15 are from left, Dr. Joe Combs, dean for workforce training; Gerald Austin, director of workforce training for welding education and training; Scott Niswonger, Walters State Foundation trustee; Dr. Wade B. McCamey, president of the college; Jerry Fortner of J & J Warehousing; Dr. Anita Ricker, assistant dean for workforce training; and Dr. Lori Campbell, vice president of academic affairs at Walters State.

    Walters State Community College administrators recently joined local industry representatives to celebrate the opening of the new Walters State Workforce Training Facility for welding and industrial skills training in Greeneville. “The ribbon cutting we are celebrating today is a tribute to what can be accomplished when the public and private sectors work together to meet the local training needs of current and future employers,” Dr. Wade McCamey, president of Walters

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  • Hamblen County Schools receives $25,900 mini grant

    Posted on January 17, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    Hamblen County Schools received a $25,900 mini grant from Utrust to purchase Analyze Ed, a program that will analyze and prescribe specific areas of study for each junior in Hamblen County Schools to improve ACT scores. Additionally, a copy of the ACT prep book by McGraw Hill will be purchased for each junior. Funds from the grant will also be used to reimburse students who are successful on industry certification

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  • Tusculum to host FAFSA Frenzy in Morristown

    Posted on January 17, 2015 at 5:55 pm

    Tusculum College will host a FAFSA Frenzy inside the Medical Arts Center in Morristown Feb. 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. This event is free financial aid assistance from the professional Financial Aid staff of Tusculum College, as well as enrollment advice from its admission’s team. All students planning to attend college following high school graduation are encouraged to attend. Families members are also welcome. Dependant students are asked to

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  • Matt Seals honored at John Hay Elementary

    Posted on January 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

    John Hay Elementary recognized the life of Matt Seals, retiring his jersey during its final home game of the season.

    In the final home game of the season, John Hay Elementary paused to honor the life of Matt Seals, a student there from 2001-2007. In front of a packed gymnasium, Matt’s family, friends, and former teammates were recognized as his framed jersey was retired. As a student at John Hay, Matt played basketball for three years and helped the team to a three year record of 37-10. As a player,

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  • WGU Tennessee to award ten $10,000 “Tenn-K” scholarships

    Posted on January 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

    NASHVILLE – State-endorsed nonprofit university WGU Tennessee announced it will award 10 Tennesseans $10,000 scholarships as part of its new “Tenn-K” Scholarship program. “WGU Tennessee was founded to set the gold standard for affordable, quality online education customized to the busy lives of working adults,” said Dr. Kimberly K. Estep, WGU Tennessee chancellor. “The ‘Tenn-K’ Scholarship—in both its size and its name—reflects our commitment to helping more working adults in

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  • Q&A: Obama’s free tuition plan for community college

    Posted on January 10, 2015 at 8:43 pm

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Did somebody say “free tuition”? President Barack Obama’s plan, called “America’s College Promise,” seeks to make two years of community or technical college “as free and universal as high school.” It comes with a steep price tag and doubts about sufficient support in Congress. Some questions and answers about the plan announced Friday: Q: How would the plan work? A: Students would need to go to school

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