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South College assists students from closed Knoxville school
By Scott Bird

South College plans to assist Fountainhead College of Technology students complete their fall semester courses following the school’s unexpected closure in Knoxville last week. The completion of these courses would allow some students to complete their degree programs by the end of the year.
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WGU Tennessee achieves statewide footprint
NASHVILLE, TN – WGU Tennessee – the nonprofit, online university launched as part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 effort – now has students enrolled in all 95 counties in Tennessee.
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  ut student

UT student wins international competition in Brazil

KNOXVILLE ­– For many, a trip to Brazil sounds like vacation. But for one University of Tennessee student and his professor, traveling to Brazil was the chance of a lifetime to win on the international stage. David Gentry, a junior from Clinton, Tennessee, studying biosystems engineering and soil science, and Andrew Sherfy, a lecturer in the Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science, traveled to Brazil with Team USA for the competition.
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utia potato lab
UTIA awarded $7.5 million to lead study of
potatoes as sentinel plants
essay contest
Student essay contest to
focus on leadership
salamander
NSF awards UTIA faculty grant to study
fungal pathogen of amphibians

natures way kids
Knoxville elementary school kids to meet
their French video pals in Paris
tn promise
TN Promise needs mentors
lone oaks farm
UT Ag receives $1 million grant from
FedEx Corp. for Lone Oaks Farm
bijou theatre
SunTrust Foundation awards $300,000 grant to
UTIA for financial literacy program
ut grant
UT Extension receives grant to help
digitally disconnected communities

  pellissippi state

Pellissippi State generates $3.6 billion economic impact over 20 years
KNOXVILLE -- For many years, Pellissippi State Community College has measured its economic impact in East Tennessee. Since 1997, the college has contributed an estimated $3.6 billion in economic impact to Knox and Blount counties. Additionally, there have been approximately 122,245 jobs generated over the past 20 years as a result of the college's presence.
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Help for children who stutter
Parents eagerly anticipate the moment when their child first begins to talk. But for some parents, it is a time of anxiety because their child struggles to get words out. As many as five percent of preschool children nationwide have repetitions and prolongations of sounds severe enough to be of concern to their parents.

A DVD, Stuttering and Your Child: Help for Parents, helps parents detect stuttering and take action toward helping their child and is available free online.
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