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Senate passes bill on student loan rates

Senate passes bill on student loan rates

July 24th, 2013 7:34 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.

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Update: ETSU to continue growth despite $3.7 million budget shortfall

Update: ETSU to continue growth despite $3.7 million budget shortfall - VIDEO

July 22nd, 2013 1:28 pm by Kayla Carter

President Dr. Brian Noland announced plans to deal with a $3.7 million budget shortfall during a press conference at 3 p.m. Monday in the President's Conference Room.

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ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

July 20th, 2013 9:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

For a group of East Tennessee State University paleontologists, the fossil finds in the Saltville, Va., area continue to be plentiful.

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Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

July 19th, 2013 6:11 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

STEMsummer 2013, is an initiative started by Michael Cummings, INSIGHT Educational Center’s CEO, and Adam Dickson, Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union community development coordinator and INSIGHT COO, designed to enhance math and science skills, w

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ETSU Arts Initiative fundraising campaign nearing halfway mark

ETSU Arts Initiative fundraising campaign nearing halfway mark

July 19th, 2013 12:46 pm by Rex Barber

Right around 45 percent of the $9.5 million East Tennessee State University needs to raise for it’s part of a proposed $38 million fine and performing arts center has in fact been raised in five months.

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Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:08 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The Senate could vote as early as Thursday on a bipartisan compromise that heads off a costly increase for returning students.

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ETSU students learn centuries-old ceramic-making techniques in Italy trip

ETSU students learn centuries-old ceramic-making techniques in Italy trip

July 16th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Lauren Rutherford and Whitney Disher were way out of their comfort zones when they traveled to Italy a few weeks ago to study how Etruscans made ceramics centuries ago.

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$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

July 14th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Much attention was placed this past week on members of the State Building Commission approving a plan to construct a new football stadium at East Tennessee State University, but that body also approved other university projects totaling around $21 million

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Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

July 11th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Christopher Bowen, an eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Bell Middle School, was recently named one of nine statewide finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award.

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Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

July 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Washington County Board of Education announced at Tuesday night’s meeting that they had trimmed down the $3.4 million the school system is out of balance by $1 million, according to Director of Schools Ron Dykes.

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