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ETSU SGA: Potential TBR fallout prompted Sex Week shoot-down

ETSU SGA: Potential TBR fallout prompted Sex Week shoot-down

October 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's student government representatives say it was concerns voiced by a Tennessee Board of Regents official that led to the student Senate's denial of funding for a proposed sexual education and awareness week.

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Lights go from grow houses to greenhouses

Lights go from grow houses to greenhouses

October 13th, 2014 9:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Items once used for criminal activity will now serve to benefit students across Unicoi County.

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Education ETSU
New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

October 13th, 2014 9:25 am by Contributed - ETSU

Dr. Karl Goodkin comes to ETSU from Los Angeles, where he served as the director of mental health at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

Desegregation in a Tennessee county: 60 years late

October 9th, 2014 4:17 pm by Associated Press

A letter from the Justice Department says investigators found that the Robertson County "has engaged in a longstanding pattern of decisions that have hindered, rather than furthered, the desegregation of its schools."

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Education Elizabethton
TCAT Elizabethton offers Tennessee Promise registration

TCAT Elizabethton offers Tennessee Promise registration

October 9th, 2014 1:57 pm by Contributed - TCAT

High school seniors in Tennessee in the 2015 graduating class will have an opportunity Saturday, Oct. 18, to sign up for two years of free tuition to attend a technical or community college.

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Education ETSU
ETSU to hold fall open houses for prospective students and families

ETSU to hold fall open houses for prospective students and families

October 9th, 2014 1:49 pm by Contributed - ETSU

High school students, transfer students and their families are invited to attend.

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College marks opening, certification partnerships

College marks opening, certification partnerships

October 8th, 2014 9:24 pm by John Thompson

Wednesday was a day of celebration for the students, faculty and friends of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Elizabethton.

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Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

Sex Week fundraiser starts strong

October 8th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Less than 24 hours after being deemed too controversial for discretionary funding by an overwhelming majority of East Tennessee State University's student Senate, Sex Week organizers turned to crowdsourcing for the cash needed to hold the three-day sexual

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Education
Classes intended to inform parents about special ed rights, support

Classes intended to inform parents about special ed rights, support

October 8th, 2014 11:56 am by Tony Casey

The class is titled "Basic Rights - A Parent's Introduction to Special Education Workshop" and is free to all parents and available to professionals who want to make a donation.

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ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

October 8th, 2014 11:29 am by Contributed - ETSU

The partnership was announced during a news conference Wednesday morning.

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