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Carson-Newman to hold Eagle Scholars Ceremony, touts program’s growth

Posted on August 23, 2014 at 5:57 pm

Carson-Newman University is touting a successful first year for its Eagle Scholars Program, one that has succeeded expectations. It is a point that will be made during the second annual Eagle Scholars Ceremony on Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church. The event is open to the public. The Eagle Scholars Program recognizes academic achievements among Carson-Newman student-athletes. Carson-Newman is the only school in the South

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  • Fifteen recognized at Walters State 21st class of paramedics graduation

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    (Left to right) Dustin Carter of White Pine received the professional development award, Philip Jordon of Morristown received the clinical excellence award and Renee Dunn of Jefferson City received the leadership award during Walters State’s recent paramedic graduation. With the paramedics is Jonathan R. Reeves, coordinator, Paramedic Program.

    Walters State’s 21st class of paramedics is now prepared to serve emergency service agencies across East Tennessee. A total of 15 graduates were recognized at a ceremony held on Aug. 15 at the Morristown campus in which their technical certificates were conferred. Walters State offers the three-semester Paramedic program as part of its Public Safety Division. The speaker for the certificate ceremony was Andrew A. Slemp, III, regional operations manager,

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  • WSCC to offer workforce training classes in September

    Posted on August 16, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Walters State’s division of Workforce Training will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Greeneville and Sevierville Campuses, beginning in September. The schedule is as follows: Phlebotomy Technician: 5:30 to 9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 8 to Nov. 12 on the Morristown Campus and Sept. 15 to Nov. 19 on the Greeneville Campus. This 10-week program is designed to provide didactic and clinical instruction in venipuncture. The 70-hour

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  • WSCC “Gallery” earns state recognition

    Posted on August 9, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    WSCC Magazine

    “Gallery,” the literary and arts magazine of Walters State Community College, has been judged as the best magazine produced by Tennessee community college students. The news came just as the 2014 issue rolled off the presses. The magazine features short stories, essays, poems, drawings, photography and other artwork submitted by Walters State students. “This was one of the best issues of the magazine in its 41-year history,” said Sarah Eichelman,

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  • WSCC CNA class added in Claiborne

    Posted on August 2, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    The Walters State Office of Workforce Training will offer a certified nursing aide (CNA) class in Claiborne County beginning Aug. 26. This class is offered through a partnership between Walters State Community College and Claiborne County Hospital. A CNA works under the supervision of a licensed or registered nurse and provides direct patient care. A CNA may work in a nursing home, hospital or home health agencies. Duties include taking

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  • WSCC talks technology at Leadership Academy

    Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:33 am

    Walters State Community College was host to more than 100 educators from 23 different campuses across Tennessee for the 2014 TBR mEngage Leadership Academy this past week on the Morristown Campus. The event was sponsored by the Tennessee Board of Regents and Walters State, who each have been recognized nationally for their use of mobilization tools to increase learning in the classroom. “Five years ago when iPads and tablets came

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  • McClanahan receives Food City scholarship

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    Rob Ikard Awards

    Candace McClanahan of Morristown was recently awarded a $1,500 Food City Scholarship Award from the Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation. McClanahan was recognized on June 14 at the annual convention of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association held at the Music City Center. A graduate of Morristown Hamblen High School East, McClanahan will attend East Tennessee State University and major in Nursing. Candace, an employee of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.,

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