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2nd phase of common core training for Tennessee teachers starts July 9

2nd phase of common core training for Tennessee teachers starts July 9

July 5th, 2013 7:49 am by Associated Press

State education officials are kicking off the second phase of training teachers on how to implement a new set of common core benchmarks for math and reading.

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ETSU fosters research via internal grants

ETSU fosters research via internal grants

July 1st, 2013 5:02 pm by Rex Barber

A culture of research and discovery is maintained at East Tennessee State University via internal grants intended to foster faculty projects.

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Hobby lands doctor spot in Hall of Fame

Hobby lands doctor spot in Hall of Fame

June 28th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Starting off his tennis career with no formal instruction, just knocking the tennis balls around with neighborhood friends, Dr. William T. Mathes has always thought of his involvement with the sport as somewhat of a hobby.

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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean’s list for spring semester

Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy announces dean’s list for spring semester

June 28th, 2013 12:13 pm by Staff report

Students who qualified for the dean’s list were enrolled in no fewer than 12 credit hours and achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale, with no grade lower than a B-minus.

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Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

Unwanted phones removed from ETSU dorms

June 28th, 2013 11:28 am by Rex Barber

Less than 1 percent of the roughly 1,800 phones in student dormitories at East Tennessee State University were in use this past school year, and those unwanted land lines have been removed, according to the school’s housing director.

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Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

Northeast State on brink of largest capital project in Tenn. community college history

June 27th, 2013 9:15 am by RICK WAGNER - Kingsport Times-News

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College is about to embark on a historic $35 million construction project.

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ETSU bestows nearly 1,800 degrees at spring commencement

ETSU bestows nearly 1,800 degrees at spring commencement

June 26th, 2013 4:06 pm by Contributed — ETSU

East Tennessee State University conferred nearly 1,800 degrees in two spring commencement ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on May 11. The entire list of graduates is included in this article.

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School programs, jobs threatened due to county budget crunch

School programs, jobs threatened due to county budget crunch

June 26th, 2013 8:23 am by Madison Mathews

School programs and staff positions could be on the chopping block following the county’s rejection of a multi-million dollar spending plan if county commissioners don’t find a way to fund Washington County Schools’ needs next year, according to Director

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‘Heart full of Jesus and a head full of knowledge’: Johnson City church honors scholars

‘Heart full of Jesus and a head full of knowledge’: Johnson City church honors scholars

June 24th, 2013 2:18 pm by Kayla Carter

For more than 25 years, Friendship Baptist Church has been recognizing students in the congregation of all ages for their academic success and excellence.

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