Cleveland State, Motlow State win Community Colleges of Appalachia awards for Instructional Program, Workforce Development
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s Cleveland State and Motlow State community colleges captured two of the three annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia, an association of nearly 100 colleges in 13 Appalachian states from New York to Mississippi.
The awards were presented this week by Community Colleges of Appalachia Executive Director Anne McNutt in a virtual ceremony, held in lieu of the association’s 28th annual conference that was cancelled due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Clarksville, TN – When students return to Austin Peay State University (APSU) this fall, they’ll likely clean their hands with home-made sanitizer from the APSU Department of Chemistry.
That’s because University officials decided to tap their own resources last month when the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic made hand sanitizer – an important tool in combating coronavirus – almost impossible to find.
Below is a video of Director of Schools Mr. House reflecting on the school year and providing some insight into the strategic plans for the 2020-21 school year as public school leaders across the globe continue to navigate the ever-changing circumstances of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Tennessee Department of Education reports 8,000+ Teachers Register for Free Training on Digital Learning, Teaching
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education and Trevecca Nazarene University announced today that 8,000+ teachers already registered to participate in a free optional training on digital learning and teaching.
The self-paced, online training began one week ago on May 15th and is available for free through August 1st to help teachers develop skills for digital learning, including how to design classes for remote instruction, use technology to enhance learning outcomes for all students, and more.
Austin Peay State University summer public policy class to examine United States response to COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) professor of political science, public management and criminal justice, Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder likes to keep a close eye on public policy trends.
Her books have analyzed issues such as the Affordable Care Act and TennCare, and when the global COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic struck earlier this spring, she decided to change the honors public policy class she planned to teach this summer.
Clarksville, TN – As leaders at Austin Peay State University (APSU) work to define what classes will look like when students return to campus this fall, an APSU medical laboratory science professor and virologist is working with his colleagues to build a statistical model to help guide the way.
Hopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will start a new 4-semester paramedic program that will prepare students to sit for the National Registry Paramedic Exam that is required for students to work in the field.
HCC will partner with Madisonville Community College (MCC) to better serve students in the Pennyrile region.
How Austin Peay State University’s Distance Ed went Digital to help keep Campus running during COVID-19 Pandemic
Clarksville, TN – On a quiet afternoon in early March, Austin Peay State University (APSU) director of Distance Education Amor Moran gathered her team and told them to start drawing up a plan of attack.
Colleges across the country were beginning to move all classes online due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, and while Austin Peay State University still remained fully open, her office needed to be prepared for such an unprecedented event.
Tennessee – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) joined AAA – The Auto Club Group to grant Dana White the Reduce Tennessee Crashes Scholarship Award.
Ms. White will receive $3,000 toward her college education for working with the THSO’s Reduce Tennessee Crashes program to improve driver safety within her local community.
Fort Campbell, KY – Innovative techniques were implemented to allow Fort Campbell High School’s 87 graduating seniors to celebrate the end of their high school careers, while still practicing social distancing.
Social distancing guidelines enforced because of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic did not allow for a traditional commencement ceremony. However, FCHS Principal Kim Butts and her team tackled those challenges head on to give seniors an unforgettable celebration.
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