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ETSU to tailgate for Homecoming

ETSU to tailgate for Homecoming

October 25th, 2013 4:20 pm by Contributed — ETSU

The event featuring activities for Buccaneers of all ages will be held on the ETSU quad Nov. 2.

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More than 5,000 cases of bullying confirmed in Tennessee schools in 2012-13

More than 5,000 cases of bullying confirmed in Tennessee schools in 2012-13

October 25th, 2013 7:23 am by Staff Report

Of the cases reported, 321 were based on race, color or national origin, 695 concerned sex or gender-based discrimination and 168 involved a student's disability.

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Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

October 24th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City’s electric utility will contribute $500,000 to help build East Tennessee State University’s $38 million fine and performing arts center, a pledge that the company’s leaders said will help drive economic development in the region.

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Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

Tennessee 8th-graders better in science than world peers. Math? Not so much

October 24th, 2013 7:27 am by Associated Press

A study being released Thursday compared every state, the District of Columbia and Defense Department schools against 38 countries and nine additional subnational education systems.

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ETSU says football and arts center projects not in competition

ETSU says football and arts center projects not in competition

October 23rd, 2013 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Despite concerns voiced by a public official and educator, East Tennessee State University’s efforts to raise millions in donations for two emerging building projects are continuing as scheduled, university officials say.

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Grade cards go digital at Science Hill High School

Grade cards go digital at Science Hill High School

October 22nd, 2013 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

Like the vinyl record and the VHS tape, digital age technology may soon make report cards obsolete in Johnson City’s schools.

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ROTC group aims to save ETSU program

ROTC group aims to save ETSU program

October 22nd, 2013 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University’s ROTC program may be endangered, but like its hundreds of past and present cadets, it won’t go down without a fight.

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University of Tennessee relieves band director of duties

University of Tennessee relieves band director of duties

October 14th, 2013 4:36 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee has relieved the director of bands of his duties and put him on administrative leave for the fall semester following the band's complaints for reduced travel and budget cuts.

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Update: ETSU field for new medical school dean down to 3

Update: ETSU field for new medical school dean down to 3

October 14th, 2013 11:34 am by Nathan Baker

One of three candidates named Monday will likely be the next dean of medicine for East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

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Vocational college director questions another investigation

Vocational college director questions another investigation

October 12th, 2013 2:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Director Dean Blevins questioned the need for a criminal investigation into work performed by students on his houseboat after the release of a state audit that he said cleared him of wrongdoing.

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