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Tusculum College inducts its charter members into history national honor society

Posted on April 11, 2015 at 5:42 pm

GREENEVILLE – Tusculum College inaugurated its charter members into Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society on March 30. Nine students were inducted during the ceremony including Ryan Barker, a senior double major in history and English from Laurens, S.C.; Erika Allison, a senior double major in history and museum studies from Alpharetta, Ga.; Melanie Sigman, a senior museum studies major from Covington, Ga.; Robert Owens, a senior history

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  • WSCC Regional Law Enforcement graduates 26 officers in March

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 7:28 am

    Twenty-six officers are eligible to join the rosters of law enforcement agencies with the recent graduation of the latest Basic Law Enforcement Academy class at Walters State Community College. The Basic Law Enforcement Academy, held at the college’s Greeneville/Greene County campus, offers the eight-week training required of all new law enforcement recruits during their first year of employment. The program is part of the East Tennessee Regional Law Enforcement Academy

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  • WSCC writers honored by Phi Theta Kappa

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 7:27 am

    Nine Walters State Community College students received writing awards from Phi Theta Kappa in the Tennessee chapter’s annual writing competition. Students were also published in “Tennessee Mosaic,” a regional literary anthology. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community college students. Receiving first place honors were Teresa Lane of Morristown for poetry; Katrina Eccles for a one-act play; and Bree Eccles for research paper. Both are from Jefferson

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  • WSCC to offer free math and science camp

    Posted on April 2, 2015 at 11:44 am

    Walters State’s summer math and science camp is now taking applications. The camp is designed for current seventh and eighth graders. The camp is free, but a limited number of spaces are available. “This camp introduces students who have potential in math and science to the college atmosphere,” explained Dr. Julianna Gregory, coordinator of mathematics at the Sevier County Campus and professor of mathematics at the Walters State. “After attending

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  • C-N students take home top honors from Alpha Chi Convention in Chicago

    Posted on March 28, 2015 at 5:35 pm

    Students from Carson-Newman University’s Tennessee Delta chapter of Alpha Chi won four student awards and one chapter award last week at the 2015 Alpha Chi National Convention in Chicago, Illinois (March 19-21). Alpha Chi is a national coeducational academic honor society. Two Carson-Newman students brought back the most prestigious national awards Alpha Chi offers. Laura-Kate Gonyea, of Thompson’s Station, won the highest award, earning the $3,500 Robert W. Sledge Fellowship.

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  • Carson-Newman University to host award-winning author Rita Sims Quillen

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 11:59 am

    Rita Sims Quillen

    Carson-Newman’s Appalachian Cultural Center will host a reading by celebrated Appalachian author Rita Sims Quillen at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Appalachian Cultural Center. Quillen will read excerpts of several of her works including her novel “Hiding Ezra” and various samples of poetry and essays. A multi-passionate creative, she also plans to play a collection of songs she has written. “Rita Quillen’s work is richly varied—from scholarly essays

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  • Grant will allow adults to attend TCAT tuition free

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, for area adults to sign up for the Tennessee Reconnect grant, a new program that allows Tennesseans to attend a technical college tuition free. The event is designed to encourage adults to enroll in The Tennessee Reconnect program, Governor Haslam’s initiative to provide eligible adults the opportunity to earn a

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