Beca para estudiantes de Tennessee


Se presenta la Beca de Oratoria de $ 3,000 otorgada por la Legión Americana de Tennessee para Estudiantes de los grados 9-12. Este concurso incluye nuestros 10 distritos y comienza en enero de 2017. Los estudiantes deben estar matriculados en una escuela pública, parroquial, militar, privada o en educación en casa y completar el FormularioContinue reading “Beca para estudiantes de Tennessee”

UT Science Forum presents…


Image from Vintage Book Cover: ‘The Core of All Matter’  Posted: August 5, 2015 | Author: The Butcher Doctor Thomas Papenbrock, UT Professor of Physics and Astronomy will speak on: The Atomic Nucleus: The Core of Matter, the Fuel of Stars.  The atomic nucleus, the tiny object at the center of an atom, contains almost all theContinue reading “UT Science Forum presents…”

Summer Blast at Virginia College in Fountain City


Virginia College School of Business and Health in Knoxville will host Summer Blast for the community and former, current and prospective students on Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will enjoy activities while learning more about the educational opportunities available to Knoxville-area students at Virginia College School of Business andContinue reading “Summer Blast at Virginia College in Fountain City”

Presidente de King University Renuncia


BRISTOL , Tenn — El Dr. Gregory D. Jordan, Presidente de la Universidad King ha dimitido de su cargo en la institución privado Presbiteriana. El Dr. Jordan había desempeñado su rol como presidente de la Universidad desde 1997. “Es con gran tristeza que aceptamos la renuncia del Dr. Jordan,” dice Marcia Porter, miembro del Comité Ejecutivo Directivo de laContinue reading “Presidente de King University Renuncia”

Reunión gratuita para impartir consejos sobre Inmigración


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Centro Hispano y los colegios de leyes de la Universidad de Tennessee y de la Universidad Lincoln Memorial realizarán una reunión gratuita para impartir consejos sobre Inmigración. La reunión se llevarà a cabo el próximo sábado 25 de Enero de 9-12pm en Centro Hispano (2455 Sutherland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37919). Habrá intérpretes disponibles. PorContinue reading “Reunión gratuita para impartir consejos sobre Inmigración”

Arts and Culture Alliance presenta una Exposición Internacional


Arte y Cultura Alliance presenta Libélulas del Mundo : una Exposición Internacional KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — La Alianza de las Artes y la Cultura presenta con orgullo ” Libélulas del Mundo : una Exposición Internacional “, con obras de la pintura, técnica mixta y escultura de 21 artistas procedentes de  Europa,  América Central y Estados Unidos. LaContinue reading “Arts and Culture Alliance presenta una Exposición Internacional”

ETSU Olive receives highest honor from Tennessee Chapter of ACP


JOHNSON CITY – Dr. Ken Olive, interim dean of East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine, is the 2013 recipient of the Laureate Award, the highest honor given by the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). The Tennessee Chapter of the ACP selects only one recipient for this distinctionContinue reading “ETSU Olive receives highest honor from Tennessee Chapter of ACP”

Universidad King Adopta Evaluación del Aprendizaje Previo


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – – La Universidad King está ofreciendo créditos universitarios por el aprendizaje previo y la experiencia que los estudiantes hayan adquirido fuera de un entorno académico tradicional. La decisión de incorporar la evaluación de aprendizajes previos (PLA, por sus siglas en Inglés) en la política de la universidad fue hecha por el cuerpoContinue reading “Universidad King Adopta Evaluación del Aprendizaje Previo”

UT World Cafe Offers Taste of France and Spain Aug. 8, 13


KNOXVILLE—The Ready for the World Cafe at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will feature French fare on Thursday, Aug. 8.   The meal will be served family-style, with some items like appetizers displayed on the table.   The cafe, which is open to the public, operates from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712Continue reading “UT World Cafe Offers Taste of France and Spain Aug. 8, 13”

Knoxville Force empata con Rocket City United 2-2


El equipo varonil de fútbol Rocket City United de Huntsville Alabama no fue capaz de escapar del calor al viajar al norte para jugar contra el equipo local Knoxville Force la noche del miércoles. Los muchachos hicieron ejercicios de calentamiento a 90 grados de temperatura ambiente en el estadio Regal Soccer Stadium en el campusContinue reading “Knoxville Force empata con Rocket City United 2-2”

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR JOURNALISM STUDENTS


 OPEN TO ALL NAHJ General Scholarships – Rubén Salazar Fund Ranging from $1,000 – $2,000 per student, these scholarships are awarded to college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in English or Spanish-language print, photo, broadcast or online journalism. NAHJ Ford Motor Company Fund Scholarships These Scholarships of up to $2,500Continue reading “SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR JOURNALISM STUDENTS”

“EAT4-HEALTH” tackle Obesity among Youth in 10 States


Tennessee is among 10 states receiving a portion of a $300,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare as part of a new partnership between National 4-H Council and UnitedHealthcare. The UnitedHealthcare 4-H Eat4-Health campaign will officially launch during the Tennessee 4-H All-Star Conference at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville Hollingsworth Auditorium, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, where moreContinue reading ““EAT4-HEALTH” tackle Obesity among Youth in 10 States”

University of Tennessee student petition Chancellor Cheek to forgo his $22,356


In the aftermath of The University of Tennessee announcement of an 8% increase in tuition for 2013 students voices are heard online.  A University of Tennessee student’s petition asking Chancellor Cheek to forgo his $22,356 pay raise amidst budget cuts is taking off on Change.org. Already, 700 students have signed The petition author is Andrew Doss,Continue reading “University of Tennessee student petition Chancellor Cheek to forgo his $22,356”

Holiday Musicale Benefits UT Music Scholarships


          KNOXVILLE –Lovers of music and supporters of music students will enjoy doing both at the festive University of Tennessee School of Music’s annual Holiday Musicale to be held December 18. Hosted at the Knoxville home of Fuad and Layla Mishu on Sunday afternoon from 4-6 p.m., the Holiday Musicale isContinue reading “Holiday Musicale Benefits UT Music Scholarships”

New ‘Around the World in 80…’ recital series begins with ‘From Russia, With Love’


JOHNSON CITY – “Around the World in 80 … From Russia, With Love” is the first leg of a new Jules Verne-inspired musical trip around the world.   This first performance in the new recital series sponsored by the East Tennessee State University Department of Music will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. inContinue reading “New ‘Around the World in 80…’ recital series begins with ‘From Russia, With Love’”

UT prepara enfermeras para desastres globales


KNOXVILLE — La Escuela de Enfermería de la Universidad de Tennessee prepara a enfermeras para trabajar en desastres mundiales brindando atención a las víctimas, manejando los recursos, la comunicación y la dirección de otras personas en el cuidado psicológico y el bienestar físico. La Escuela de Enfermería está aceptando solicitudes para su nuevo programa deContinue reading “UT prepara enfermeras para desastres globales”

ACT Issues Report on Measuring Workforce Skills Gaps


Report Contains Gap Definition, Gap Analysis forFour Industry Sectors and Recommendations IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT today released a research report designed to assist economic and workforce developers as they contend with the increasing mismatch, or skills gaps, between labor market supply and demand in America. As the nation grapples with the effects of the deepest recessionContinue reading “ACT Issues Report on Measuring Workforce Skills Gaps”

Register Now for October ACT® Test


IOWA CITY, IOWA—Registration is now open for the October 22, 2011 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before September 16, 2011. The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT alsoContinue reading “Register Now for October ACT® Test”

ACT Scholars Program Fellowships


In collaboration with ACT, the University of Iowa Graduate College is pleased to accept nominations for the ACT Scholars program. This program provides both academic and professional development opportunities for qualified students pursuing graduate degrees at the University.  ACT, an international not-for-profit organization with headquarters in Iowa City, is dedicated to helping people achieve education andContinue reading “ACT Scholars Program Fellowships”

Roane State’s emergency medical dispatch course open


Roane State Community College’s Continuing Healthcare Education Department is offering a six-week course that will train people to work as emergency medical dispatchers. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays (6-9 p.m.) from Aug. 1-Sept. 12 at the college’s Knox County Center for Health Sciences, 132 Hayfield Road. Students who complete the courseContinue reading “Roane State’s emergency medical dispatch course open”

UT Student Band Drums up Support for Storm Victims


KNOXVILLE – The crowd at Preservation Pub in Market Square may not sell out like one of U2’s benefit concerts, but University of Tennessee, Knoxville student band members are ready to rock out for a good cause.  At 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, local Knoxville bands will gather at Preservation Pub to perform inContinue reading “UT Student Band Drums up Support for Storm Victims”

UT College of Engineering, Fisk University Sign Dual-Degree Agreement


KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering has entered into an agreement with Fisk University in Nashville to offer a dual-degree program in science and engineering.  The five-year program, which begins in the fall, will allow students to spend their first three years at Fisk as math and science majors and thenContinue reading “UT College of Engineering, Fisk University Sign Dual-Degree Agreement”

UT, Pellissippi Leaders Sign Agreement Formalizing New Bridge Program


Pellissippi Community College President Allen Edwards, left, and UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek sign the formal agreement creating the bridge program. KNOXVILLE—Sixty students have now confirmed their attendance in a new program in which students will be dually enrolled at UT Knoxville and Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC). The agreement formalizing the bridge programContinue reading “UT, Pellissippi Leaders Sign Agreement Formalizing New Bridge Program”

Former Tennessee safety Eric Berry holds Skills Clinic


Inaugural Elite Defensive Skills Clinic An instructional clinic for ages 15+ led by Eric Berry, former teammates and D1 coaches targeting all defensive positions. Proceeds will directly go toward the Eric Berry Foundation, helping build safe and top-of-the-line turf fields in low-income areas for kids to play. Each participant will receive AdiZero Football Cleats, AdidasContinue reading “Former Tennessee safety Eric Berry holds Skills Clinic”

UT Historian Explores Role of Small Villages in Ancient Israel


KNOXVILLE — A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, archaeologist who excavates ancient villages in the Near East has received a grant to reshape the modern understanding of the region’s political, economic and social structure by studying its smallest rural settlements.   J.P. Dessel, a UT Knoxville historian who specializes in Bronze and Iron Age villages ofContinue reading “UT Historian Explores Role of Small Villages in Ancient Israel”

UT Chancellor welcomes new UT President


I look forward to working with new UT System President Joe DiPietro, who officially begins his new role on Jan. 1. As chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture, Dr. DiPietro has a proven track record of success in leading a multifaceted institution, fundraising and networking with constituencies across the state. I am confident that Dr.Continue reading “UT Chancellor welcomes new UT President”

11,000 Documents SharesTennessee History


Evidence of Tennessee’s rich history — pictures of schoolchildren from the Depression, police notes on the 1968 assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., sheet music poking fun at the teaching of evolution from the time of the 1925 Scopes monkey trial, and documents from Civil War battles — have been gathered together forContinue reading “11,000 Documents SharesTennessee History”

ETSU Open House: Learn How ETSU Fits Into Your Future


Family budgets are tightening.  College tuition is rising… It’s time to take a closer look at East Tennessee State’s education value.  On Thursday, February 12th, at The Mall at Johnson City, come meet many of our university’s representatives at our ‘ETSU Loves You—Student Fair.’ Talk to Admissions and Financial Aid counselors to learn how toContinue reading “ETSU Open House: Learn How ETSU Fits Into Your Future”

New assistant dean appointed to Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus


Maryville native Holly L. Burkett has been named assistant dean of the Blount County Campus of Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Allen G. Edwards, the college’s president announced today. Burkett has been director of admissions and the Communications Center at Pellissippi State since last year. Previously, she worked as alumni relations coordinator for the PellissippiContinue reading “New assistant dean appointed to Pellissippi State’s Blount County Campus”

ETSU hosts inaugural southeastern paleontology conference June 18-21, honors former Gov. Don Sundquist


JOHNSON CITY—East Tennessee State University’s Don Sundquist Center of Excellence in Paleontology and the ETSU Office of Professional Development will host the inaugural Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology Conference scheduled Wednesday through Saturday, June 18-21. The conference opens with a 6 p.m. reception on June 18, at the ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural HistoryContinue reading “ETSU hosts inaugural southeastern paleontology conference June 18-21, honors former Gov. Don Sundquist”

ETSU Sholes Lectureship to address issues of c-section on demand


JOHNSON CITY – The ethical issues of c-section on demand will be the theme of the 14th Annual Dr. Dillard M. Sholes, Jr. and Mrs. Mattie E. Sholes Distinguished Lectureship at East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine on Wednesday, June 25. The lecture will be delivered by Dr. James W. VanContinue reading “ETSU Sholes Lectureship to address issues of c-section on demand”

ETSU remembers the late Dr. Rollin Williams, founder of Aerospace Workshop, university’s longest-running grant


JOHNSON CITY—During a recent Aerospace Workshop class at East Tennessee State University, Dr. W. Rollin Williams, who founded the program, was remembered through the presentation of mementos to Dr. Janice Williams, his widow. Rollin Williams was founding dean of the ETSU College of Applied Science and Technology (now part of the College of Business andContinue reading “ETSU remembers the late Dr. Rollin Williams, founder of Aerospace Workshop, university’s longest-running grant”

Pellissippi State appoints Byrd new dean of English


OAK RIDGE, Tenn.– Pellissippi State Technical Community College has selected Associate Professor Kathy Byrd to be the new dean of the English Department. Byrd replaces Lois Reynolds, who recently stepped down after serving in the position for 18 years. Allen Edwards, Pellissippi State president, announced the appointment May 23. “I am pleased to announce thatContinue reading “Pellissippi State appoints Byrd new dean of English”

Pellissippi State honors outstanding employees


OAK RIDGE, Tenn.– Pellissippi State Technical Community College recognized the efforts of its faculty and staff at the 2008 Employee Appreciation Awards ceremony April 23. All winners received a cash award, plaque and medallion, and all retirees a desk clock, provided by the Pellissippi State Foundation. Susan McMahon, program coordinator of Pre-nursing Education, earned theContinue reading “Pellissippi State honors outstanding employees”

ETSU receives NIH funding for study of language impairment in children


JOHNSON CITY – With good examples and training, most kids develop basic grammar skills by the time they reach preschool age.  But some fall behind. “This particular group of children has delays specifically in grammar and vocabulary development but do not have an underlying condition, such as autism or hearing loss, to which it canContinue reading “ETSU receives NIH funding for study of language impairment in children”

Public invited to free talk on ‘A Brief History of Tapirs’ at ETSU and GSB Natural History Museum at Gray Fossil Site


JOHNSON CITY – The “plight” of the tapir will be discussed by Dr. Matt Colbert of the University of Texas in a public talk entitled “A Brief History of Tapirs” on Tuesday, June 17, at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Visitor Center at the Gray Fossil Site.Continue reading “Public invited to free talk on ‘A Brief History of Tapirs’ at ETSU and GSB Natural History Museum at Gray Fossil Site”

ETSU finds going “green” is good


JOHNSON CITY—East Tennessee State University is making important strides in becoming a “green” university through a number of initiatives.  A highly successful event held recently encouraged businesses and homeowners to bring to campus their old electronic devices, such as computers, VCRs, and cell phones, to be collected and removed for safe, reliable, and environmentally friendlyContinue reading “ETSU finds going “green” is good”

ETSU School of Graduate Studies honors ‘Outstanding’ students


JOHNSON CITY— The East Tennessee State University School of Graduate Studies recently honored its recipients of awards for outstanding graduate work. Each award was determined by a committee comprised of graduate faculty members representing different disciplines and chaired by a member of the ETSU Graduate Council. Each award winner was presented a plaque and $100.Continue reading “ETSU School of Graduate Studies honors ‘Outstanding’ students”

ETSU names Quillen Scholarship recipients


JOHNSON CITY—East Tennessee State University has named the 2008 recipients of James H. Quillen Scholarships. The $4,000 scholarships were created through a bequest to ETSU by the late James H. Quillen, who represented Tennessee’s First Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for 34 years. Quillen requested that endowment proceeds be used to fundContinue reading “ETSU names Quillen Scholarship recipients”