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After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

December 12th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seeger Chapel filled with cheering family and friends Friday night as 113 students strode across the stage to receive their degrees.

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Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

December 11th, 2014 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Dwight Bennett's death left an open seat on the six-member Unicoi County Board of Education, and it appears unlikely that seat will be filled before the board meets next month to decide whether Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown will continue

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With little chance for more state funding, higher ed may turn to cuts, tuition increases

With little chance for more state funding, higher ed may turn to cuts, tuition increases

December 11th, 2014 7:31 am by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

Faced with flat revenue projections, higher education officials will have to find ways to cover costs at their institutions because the state won't be able to help them anytime soon, a top economist said Wednesday.

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Jonesborough Middle School students shake a leg, show off art for cultural awareness

Jonesborough Middle School students shake a leg, show off art for cultural awareness - VIDEO

December 10th, 2014 8:47 am by Max Hrenda

After approximately 200 people turned out for Jonesborough Middle School's first effort at a culturally driven arts and dance show, organizers said they were hopeful this year's event would bring in even more.

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Haslam proposes changes intended to help teachers

Haslam proposes changes intended to help teachers

December 10th, 2014 7:55 am by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday announced several proposals for Tennessee teachers, including adjusting the way they're evaluated and creating a Governor's Teacher Cabinet in which educators could provide ideas.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

December 9th, 2014 10:14 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it - or don't report it at all.

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Few campus sex assaults reported to police

Few campus sex assaults reported to police

December 9th, 2014 4:02 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it - or don't report it at all.

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Tennessee Governor Haslam to address ETSU graduates

Tennessee Governor Haslam to address ETSU graduates

December 8th, 2014 3:42 pm by Contributed to the Press

Also, Dr. Alison Barton will be the speaker at ETSU's 10 a.m. ceremony.

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Milligan legend Duard Walker to speak at college's graduation

Milligan legend Duard Walker to speak at college's graduation

December 8th, 2014 3:37 pm by Contributed to the Press

Milligan will award 113 degrees at the ceremony. Notably, the college will award nine degrees to the first graduating class of the Master of Counseling program, which started in fall 2012.

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Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

Let your no-talent self get freaky at ETSU Sex Week fundraiser

December 7th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Organizers hope an upcoming fundraising event will thrust proposed sexual education programming back into the spotlight and give rise to a new wave of giving.

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