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Marisa Williams Named Recipient of Second Annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Marisa Williams Named Recipient of Second Annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship

June 14th, 2014 9:09 am by Beth Shankle Anderson

The second annual Jerry Shankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 has been awarded to Marisa Williams.

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TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

TN Sens. Alexander, Corker split on student loans

June 13th, 2014 10:14 pm by Paul C. Barton, The Tennessean

Republican Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker of Tennessee disagreed Wednesday about allowing debate on the refinancing of older student loans, legislation that would have been paid for with new taxes on millionaires.

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Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

Six Milligan golfers named AAC All-Academic

June 13th, 2014 1:24 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

To be eligible for the AAC's academic award, student-athletes must maintain a 3.25 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved sophomore or higher academic standing.

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Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

June 12th, 2014 11:39 am by Contributed - UT

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.

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Senate Republicans block student loan bill

Senate Republicans block student loan bill

June 11th, 2014 12:09 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The bill would have been paid for with the so-called Buffett Rule, which sets minimum tax rates for people making over $1 million.

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Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

June 11th, 2014 9:02 am by Nathan Baker

14 Hispanic high school students and college freshmen started Monday at the Simulated Medicine in Action camp in the medical college's simulation lab.

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What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

June 11th, 2014 8:38 am by Associated Press

Tuesday's fatal teen shooting at an Oregon school followed a string of mass shootings that have disturbed the nation, including one on Sunday in Nevada that left two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian dead.

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ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

ETSU splitting Communication Dept. in hopes of regaining accreditation

June 11th, 2014 8:32 am by Nathan Baker

As of July 1, the new entities will be the Department of Mass Communication and the Department of Communication and Performance.

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Judge strikes down California teacher tenure

Judge strikes down California teacher tenure

June 10th, 2014 9:30 pm by LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent

A judge struck down tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers as unconstitutional Tuesday, saying such laws harm students - especially poor and minority ones - by saddling them with bad teachers who are almost impossible to

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Update: Slain Oregon student identified

Update: Slain Oregon student identified

June 10th, 2014 3:11 pm by NIGEL DUARA and JONATHAN COOPER, Associated Press

Students were eventually led from the school with hands on their heads. Parents and students were reunited in a supermarket parking lot.

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