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3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

A longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for his involvement in a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities has died.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

9 hrs ago | WCYB

Bacterial meningitis among ETSU students

East Tennessee State University learned today that an off-campus student was treated for a case of bacterial meningitis and recently released from the hospital.


Related Topix: East Tennessee State University

15 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Obamacare: Universities Have to Cut Work Hours for Students, Profs

Universities everywhere are scaling back on part-time work opportunities for students and adjunct professors in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University

Sun Aug 24, 2014


ETSU professor holds '60s-centered class

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Johnson City, TN, Activism, East Tennessee State University

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

EMILY's List Puts Lenda Sherrell 'On the List'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- EMILY's List issued the following news release: Today, EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, announced that Lenda Sherrell, candidate for Congress to represent Tennessee's Fourth Congressional District, has been put "On The List."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Pleasant Hill, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily News

E-Books Cut Costs for Tennessee State Students

Tennessee State University students face higher costs, tacked on by state government, but that downer could be offset by "e-books" that can save students $735 each semester.


The Daily News

Middle Tennessee State's Goal: Students Graduating on Time

Tennessee's higher education funding formula is based largely on retaining students, and Middle Tennessee State University plans to stay focused on student support in 2014.


Related Topix: Middle Tennessee State University, Richard Chevolleau, University of Central Missouri, Missouri, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Clarksville Online

Montgomery County Farm visited by TSU Tennessee New Farmer Academy...

Tennessee State University is conducting a New Farmer Academy and Montgomery County was honored to host and provide education to participants.


Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Agriculture, Science, Clarksville, TN

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marshall County Tribune-Courier


Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth and Marcia Bryant of Gilbertsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kendra Michelle Bryant to John Michael Harrell, Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Murray State University, Middle Tennessee State University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Leadership Middle Tennessee names officers, board members [The Lebanon Democrat, Tenn. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 17--Deborah Varallo, president of Varallo Public Relations, was elected chair of the board of directors for the 10-county leadership group Leadership Middle Tennessee, according to Patti James, executive director of the organization.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Cumberland University, Williamson County, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Jones College

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Bailes Honored for CSAB National Accreditation Board Service

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Aug. 14 -- East Tennessee State University issued the following news: Dr. Don Bailes, a faculty member in the East Tennessee State University Department of Computing, has been recognized by the Computing Science Accreditation Board with one of four awards for those who provide continuing service as team chairs five times beyond ... (more)


Related Topix: Johnson City, TN, East Tennessee State University, Science, Computer Science

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Educators from Japan to visit Rutherford County Schools on Monday

A delegation of educators from Japan will spend Monday, Aug. 18, at Central Magnet School talking with faculty members and students and potentially developing a cooperative learning partnership.


Related Topix: Education Etc., World News, Japan, Middle Tennessee State University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Times

Q&A with Michael Pollard, chief of staff, City of Stamford

Michael Pollard, the mayor's chief of staff, on working at IBM, how he views his new role in city government, and crossing paths with Oprah Winfrey in college.


Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Journal

Tell your teen a part-time job means better earnings later in life

Working a part-time job while in high school translates into better wages later in life, according to the Employment Policies Institute - perhaps a timely study, considering the unemployment rate among teens is near a record high.


Related Topix: University of Virginia, Middle Tennessee State University


The Old Tweetsie Line In Miniature

The Tweetsie Hiking and Biking Trail from Johnson City to Elizabethon will open later this month.


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


General Manager wins broadcasting award

The Tennessee Association of Broadcasters has selected WCYB-TV Vice President and General Manager Jack Dempsey as the 40th recipient of their Distinguished Service Award.


Related Topix: Ashland, KY, University of Kentucky, East Tennessee State University, Georgetown, KY, Lexington, KY

Franklin McCallie To Be First To Receive John P. Franklin Humanitarian Award

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Alton Park Development Corporation is hosting the Inaugural John P. Franklin Sr. Humanitarian Award Banquet and Roast to honor Mr. Franklin.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Chattanooga, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Tennessee, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro host to the TN Journalism Hall of Fame

Six journalists were recognized Tuesday for lifetime achievement during ceremonies in Murfreesboro for the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame, located at Middle Tennessee State University.


Related Topix: Journalism, Murfreesboro, TN, Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University, Chattanooga, TN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Skeletal remains found in Clarksville identifiedSkeletal remains...

Skeletal remains found in Clarksville identified ID'd as 57-year-old man from Pennsylvania, no foul play suspected Check out this story on A set of skeletal remains found in the Dover Road area on June 28 have been identified as those of a 57-year-old man from Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Middle Tennessee State University

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Lannom joins First Freedom Bank

Debbie Lannom recently joined First Freedom Bank as an administrative assistant, according to John Bradshaw, executive vice president, chief operating officer and director of First Freedom Bank.


Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Middle Tennessee State University