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Knoxville resident travels to D.C. to walk in college graduation
KNOXVILLE – Local resident Kathleen Bian recently earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from WGU Tennessee, and traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive her diploma at the university’s summer commencement.
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Thirty Knox County high school students start service on Youth Health Board
KNOXVILLE – Thirty Knox County high school students have started their year of service on the Youth Health Board. A collaborative effort between the Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and Coordinated School Health, the Youth Health Board serves as a forum for youth to affect our community’s well-being through volunteer activities and service-learning projects.
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WGU Tennessee climbs to third-largest private, nonprofit university in state
NASHVILLE, TN - WGU Tennessee – a nonprofit, online university launched in 2013 as part of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55 initiative - has grown to the third-largest private, nonprofit university in the state based on full-time enrollment.
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South College, Chattanooga State partner on pharmacy education
KNOXVILLE/CHATTANOOGA -- Qualified students enrolled in the pre-pharmacy program at Chattanooga State Community College will be guaranteed an admission interview with South College to pursue a Doctor of Pharmacy under an agreement between the two institutions of higher education.
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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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salamander
NSF awards UTIA faculty grant to study
fungal pathogen of amphibians
essay contest
Student essay contest to
focus on leadership
ut agresearch field day
UT AgResearch 2018 Field Day Schedule
March-October

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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