Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Tennessee State University News

News on Tennessee State University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

26 min ago | Freshnews

Doctor Recovering From 100-Pill-A-Day Addiction Stars In New Ad...

Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering substance abuser who is at the White House today for National Recovery Month, stars in a new television ad supporting Proposition 46 that consumer advocates released today. Consumer advocates were also joined by a Los Angeles woman who spoke out after losing her fiancee because of a preventable error in surgery and later discovering that the doctor had a history of crack cocaine abuse.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, East Tennessee State University, Drug Testing

5 hrs ago | Tomahawk Online

Mayor, inspector remind Mtn. City citizens building codes must be met

The Town of Mountain City has hired a new building inspector, Alan Hammons, who comes to the job with a vast amount of experience earned from owning a construction company.

Comment?

Related Topix: Mountain City, TN, East Tennessee State University, Johnson County, TN

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Tour Ahead Of Grand Opening Of TSU Research Facilities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Officials gave a tour of the new research facilities at Tennessee State University ahead of Wednesday's grand opening.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Lovenoise delivering Isaiah Rashad to Marathon Works

Lovenoise will deliver Chattanooga native and hip hop recording artist Isaiah Rashad live on October 10th at Nashville's Marathon Music Works. He is a member of the 2014 XXL freshman class and signed to Top Dawg Entertainment label which is also home to Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q and Jay Rock.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WCYB

Mary the elephant resurrected at ETSU

A 100-year-old story is now a reality, thanks to a renowned artist and art and design students from East Tennessee State University. The story is of an Indian elephant "BigMary," also know as "Murderous Mary" who killed her trainer in Kingsport in 1916.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Tennessee State University

WAFF-TV Huntsville

TSU, community college agree on transfers

Tennessee State University and Southwest Tennessee Community College have signed an agreement that will allow students who complete two years at Southwest to transfer to TSU to complete their baccalaureate degree. The agreement between the two institutions calls for the awarding of 10 two-year full Tennessee State scholarships with preference to STEM majors, beginning fall 2015.

Comment?

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Country up-and-comer Dustin Lynch stands up for music education

All country artists are grateful for the support of their fans. But they might look to Dustin Lynch as a model for how to take their appreciation a step further: He wants to help those fans - and others too - finish their college careers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lipscomb University

Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Police arrested Anderson after she was involved in a crash Thursday evening. The responding officer said she showed "signs of impairment," according to her arrest warrant.

Comment?

Related Topix: Gray, TN, East Tennessee State University

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Two Cents Worth

Middle Tennessee State University honored the late Andrew Mizell Burton of Nashville, Joe Crosswhite of Greeneville and John Sample of Knoxville, with induction into the Robert E. Musto Tennessee Insurance Hall of Fame, according to a press release. Burton, a Sumner County native, began his insurance career in Nashville in 1901 as an agent with the Sun Life Insurance Company and later organized the Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee, Lipscomb University, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

WKRN

Tennessee museum takes preacher's dead snakes

The remains of dozens of poisonous snakes confiscated from a Tennessee preacher have been sent to a museum for research. The 53 frozen carcasses were given to East Tennessee State University's Natural History Museum at Gray.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Tennessee State University, Gray, TN

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

National strikes spark local debate

Wilson County has its fair share of fast-food restaurants and recent fast-food protests across the nation have some local workers discussing the issues at hand. Fast-food workers in several cities, including Nashville, walked out of their restaurants last week to protest low wages and the right to unionize without penalty.

Comment?

Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Nashville, TN, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Institute for Southern Studies

Stop feeding the hand that bites us

When Volkswagen finally agreed to build its new SUV in Chattanooga, Tennessee politicians crowed over the promise of 2,000 new jobs. Union-bashing Senator Bob Corker, the guy who months ago threatened these jobs would be toast if plant workers won a union, "choked back tears" announcing the news.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Voice of America

Water Therapy Helps Patients Make Small Steps

For people with impaired mobility, the world is one, long obstacle course. Even the simplest tasks can be a challenge, but as Mike Osborne reports, a research program in Tennessee shows that even relatively minor improvements in mobility can make a huge difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Lebanon Democrat

Matheson, Thomas join Pinnacle's Lebanon office

Matheson, with eight years of financial services experience, is a senior vice president and financial advisor. He comes most recently from SunTrust Bank, where he was a vice president and business banker.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Austin Peay State University, Middle Tennessee State University

Chattanoogan.com

Young Historians Series Showcases Award-Winning Student Projects

The Tennessee Historical Society and Humanities Tennessee are proud to announce the Young Historians Series will be held at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Lane in Clarksville, on Tuesday, Sep. 16. The series features nationally recognized student projects addressing an array of state and local history topics.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN, Elizabethton, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WCYB

ETSU teaches international students how to train athletes

East Tennessee State University is welcoming special visitors on campus this week from around the world. Coaches and students from the Chinese cultural university in Taiwan are visiting the Center of Excellence for Sport Science and Coach Education.

Comment?

Related Topix: East Tennessee State University

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Business Journal

Southwest Tennessee Community College and Tennessee State University enter transfer agreement

Southwest Tennessee Community College is expanding its student transfer partnership agreement to include Tennessee State University in Nashville. In an official signing that will take place on Southwest's Macon Cove campus Sept.

Comment?

WKRN

MTSU works to stop on-campus sexual assaults before they start

Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro is trying to stop sexual assaults on campus before it starts and they are doing it by teaching males students to be better men. In addition to their year-long program to combat sexual violence on the Rutherford County campus, next month activist and international lecturer Tony Porter will to share his "A Call to Men" initiative aimed at stopping violence against women.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Decatur County, TN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Birmingham City Schools tackles 'weekend waste' with Saturday school

Ramsay High School junior Campbell Escott participates in Birmingham City Schools' summer credit acceleration program via the distance learning service Edmentum. Escott plans to graduate early and enroll in Tennessee State University where she will pursue a degree in engineering.

Comment?

Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Clarksville Online

Governor Bill Haslam announces David Purkey as Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) Director

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency . Purkey has served as interim director of TEMA since the April retirement of Jim Bassham.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••