Education

National Park Week 2015 encourages everyone to find your park

National Park Week 2015 encourages everyone to find your park

Arts & Culture, Education, Local News April 14, 2015 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

 Great Smoky Mountains National Park joins national find your park movement GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched Monday by the National Park Service and the NationalRead More

Katie Stagliano to speak at Pigeon Forge Chamber event

Katie Stagliano to speak at Pigeon Forge Chamber event

Arts & Culture, Education, Local News April 9, 2015 at 2:17 am 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Katie Stagliano is a very impressive young woman who started the non-profit Katie’s Krops before she was ten years of age. Her credits include being featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, USA Today, Times Magazine for Kids and People Magazine.  At age fourteen, sheRead More

Walters State Community College workforce training courses

Walters State Community College workforce training courses

Education, Health, Local News March 17, 2015 at 11:17 pm 0 comments

By Kimberly J. Slater   Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Sevierville, Greeneville and Claiborne County campuses. For more information on any of these classes you may contact Patty Harmon at 865-774-5851 or Patricia.Harmon@ws.edu<mailto:Patricia.Harmon@ws.edu>. The schedule is as follows: Clinical MedicalRead More

ETSU to host annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

ETSU to host annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference

Education, Health, Local News March 14, 2015 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

JOHNSON CITY (press release)—The East Tennessee State University’s Office of Professional Development will host the annual Intermountain Brain Injury Conference, with the theme “The ABCs of Childhood Brain Injury,” Friday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Millennium Centre, opposite the campus of ETSU. The day begins withRead More

BlueCross underwrites GoNoodle physical activity breaks for 1,100 Tennessee elementary schools

BlueCross underwrites GoNoodle physical activity breaks for 1,100 Tennessee elementary schools

Education, Health January 21, 2015 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation (BlueCross) and GoNoodle announced a new partnership today to bring GoNoodle’s in-classroom physical activity breaks to all 480,000 Tennessee elementary students at the 1,100 elementary schools across the state. The Foundation is funding GoNoodle through a three-year grant totaling $3,000,000. Sponsored byRead More

WSCC dean’s and president’s lists for fall 2014

WSCC dean’s and president’s lists for fall 2014

Education December 28, 2014 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

SEVIERVILLE (press release)—The following students received academic honors for the 2014 fall semester at Walters State Community College, including President’s List honors for a perfect 4.0 grade point average while carrying 12 hours or more and Dean’s List honors for a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 while carrying 12 hoursRead More

Walters State announces new scholarship program

Walters State announces new scholarship program

Education December 13, 2014 at 2:35 pm 0 comments

Sevier County students among first recipients By Debra L. Williams During a press conference at the Walters State Community College Morristown campus, the college announced a new scholarship program that will benefit local high-achieving students. Called the Walters State Promise, the program is designed to help individuals achieve their educationalRead More

Tusculum College opens Little Free Library

Tusculum College opens Little Free Library

Education November 21, 2014 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

GREENEVILLE (press release)—Tusculum College is opening a new reading resource on the Greeneville campus for both the students and the community. Sponsored by the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, the Little Free Library of Tusculum College is located on the first floor of Rankin House. “This is an additionalRead More

WSCC division of workforce training courses

WSCC division of workforce training courses

Education November 20, 2014 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

By Kimberly Slater Walters State Community College’s Division of Workforce Training will offer a variety of classes at the Morristown, Sevierville, and Greeneville campuses in December. For more information on the courses, contact Amanda Hill at 423-798-7946 or Amanda.Hill@ws.edu<mailto:Amanda.Hill@ws.edu>. Parent’s Children and Divorce (Court Ordered): 5:30-9:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18,Read More

Citizens Police Academy, part nine of 10: assessing the CPA

Citizens Police Academy, part nine of 10: assessing the CPA

Education November 19, 2014 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Week nine of the Citizens Police Academy was one of the most anticipated classes. This week representatives from the Sevierville Police Dept. took the students to the indoor shooting range located in Sevierville. Inside the shooting range, students were supplied with safety glasses, hearing protection, a gun and free ammunition.Read More