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MORRISTOWN—On June 1, Walters State will begin the next phase of the college’s re-opening plan with student services offices opening at all campuses by appointment only. Services that will be available by appointment at the Morristown Campus include the following:

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CAMBELLSVILLE, KY—Terri Seay of White Pine is among students earning academic honors at Campbellsville University during the Spring 2020 semester.

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ROME, GA—Three area students are among those recently receiving degrees from Berry College. Connar Capps and Emma Talley, both of Morristown, and Brayden Fulton of Sevierville, are members of the newest class of graduates.

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MORRISTOWN—Three popular noncredit OSHA courses will be offered online by Walters State’s Division of Workforce Training. This is the first time the college has offered OSHA classes online. Classes are led by qualified instructors and courses meet OSHA standards. For more information or to r…

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GREENVILLE, SC—The following students are among approximately 800 Bob Jones University students named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester.

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When a toddler growing up in a bilingual household inserts native language words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman University has recognized the Jefferson City Public Library for its service to the community and its partnership in providing students with service-learning opportunities.

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MORRISTOWN—A recent Walters State Community College alumna returned to the college to make a generous gift, one funded by a prestigious grant she had received earlier this year.

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MORRISTOWN—Walters State photography students were ready to complete class assignments centered around spring when the college switched to an online-only format in March. For John D. Allen, photographer and adjunct faculty member, this meant no more class walks to promising photo locations. …

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Journalist Stephen Sawchuk reminds us that these past few weeks, our public schools—often dismissed as mediocre, unequal, or bureaucratic—have shown just how much they mean to American society by their very absence.

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JONESBOROUGH—Washington College Academy School of Arts & Crafts will open May 1, adhering to the regulations of the CDC which includes the following rules: six feet apart, no more than six students per class, masks can be worn, and gloves given to the students.

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MORRISTOWN—Brandon Waddell of Parrottsville was one of 69 students at Walters State Community College recently inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for community college students.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Understanding that many families are facing increased financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, Carson-Newman University will defer the bulk of admission deposits for incoming freshmen and transfer students until the fall.

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Should school boards or states cancel the rest of the school year, students could miss five to six months of formal schooling before possibly resuming in August. Many people are concerned about students falling behind because of the stay-at-home order. Yes, they may fall behind when it comes…

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused schools to close all across the country, forcing millions of students to stay at home and parents asking the question: “What should I do with my kids all day? How do I teach them?”

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MORRISTOWN—Registration for summer and fall semesters at Walters State Community College began Monday, April 6, at 8 a.m.. With all campuses closed due to the coronavirus, the college’s admissions department has made registering online as easy as possible.

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Glenda Cohen wrote for We Are Teachers that the coronavirus pandemic has laid bare something that educators have always known. Schools, side by side with hospitals, are the most important institutions in our country’s social safety net.

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NEWPORT—As a result of the mounting concerns over the COVID-19 virus, members of the Cocke County Board of Education, meeting Thursday, March 12, denied all field trip requests. These include both those requiring the use of a county school bus and those contracting with charter bus lines.

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NEWPORT—Members of the Newport City Board of Education, meeting Monday, March 16, extended their compliments and praise to Newport Grammar School’s teachers, administration, and staff for their quick, efficient reaction to a school closure brought about by the spreading CORONA 19 virus.

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Why have the CDC and federal officials recommended staying away from large groups? Because they are responding to a pandemic of the coronavirus—a respiratory disease spreading easily from person-to-person, which poses a serious public health risk.

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MORRISTOWN—Walters State Community College will transition all face-to-face classes to online instruction effective Monday, March 16. All campuses will be closed March 16-22. A decision on when to reopen campuses will be made on Thursday, March 19.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman University President Charles A. Fowler announced today that the institution would be suspending courses on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17 before moving all lecture courses online the following day. The announcement comes in response to the ongoing COVID-1…

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Mention the word “coronavirus,” and there will be reactions from knee-jerk panic to “who cares?”

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MORRISTOWN—Spring break at Walters State Community College is March 9-13, and campus hours will be adjusted during this time. All campuses will be open 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 9-12. Campuses will be closed on Friday, March 13. The R. Jack Fishman Library will also be closed on this date.