Topic: University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Clarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, Austin Peay State University leads Tennessee’s four-year institutions in increasing the retention and graduation successes of its students, according to a report released today during the fall quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
In its report, the THEC recommends that APSU receive a 12.9 percent increase in funding for 2013-14, based on the second year of the funding formula. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The fourth annual Clarksville-Montgomery County School System Pass and Go Program, sponsored by Wyatt Johnson Automotive Group and Premier Medical Group, culminated this evening with a Northwest High School graduate winning a brand new car.
Eric Phillips, who passed four Advanced Placement exams, was the winner in this year’s event.
Eric Phillips has his choice of a Mazada 2, Hyundai Accent or a Toyota Yaris as the winner of the CMCSS Pass and Go Program.
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Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library Board of Trustees recently appointed Martha Hendricks to the full-time position of Library Director. Martha has previously held the positions interim director and assistant director.
She has been with the library for more than three years and worked with the Warioto Regional Library program for more than thirteen years. She holds two degrees from the University of Kansas, a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting along with a Masters of Science degree in Information Sciences from UT Knoxville. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The State of Tennessee entered the capital markets and sold $546,655,000 worth of bonds this week – the largest sale in the state’s history. Demand for the state’s bonds was high among investors, a reflection of the state’s strong credit ratings.
Earlier this month, Fitch and Moody’s Investor Services, two of the country’s major bond rating agencies, reaffirmed the state’s AAA credit rating, which is the highest available. Standard and Poor’s, the third major rating agency, reaffirmed the state’s AA+ rating, which is the second highest rating available. The state’s high ratings reflect its debt level, which is one of the lowest in the country. «Read the rest of this article»