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Cleveland State, Motlow State win Community Colleges of Appalachia awards for Instructional Program, Workforce Development

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, 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.

Cleveland State won CCA’S 2020 Instructional Program Award and Motlow State won CCA’s 2020 Workforce Development Award.

Cleveland State won CCA’S 2020 Instructional Program Award and Motlow State won CCA’s 2020 Workforce Development Award.

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Austin Peay State University Department of Chemistry makes hand sanitizer for campus this fall

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Lisa Sullivan. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Lisa Sullivan. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System 2019-2020 End-of-Year Message

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – As the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) closes out the historic 2019-2020 school year, there is much to celebrate.

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.

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Tennessee Department of Education reports 8,000+ Teachers Register for Free Training on Digital Learning, Teaching

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, 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. 

Through a partnership with Trevecca University, Free Training is an Optional Resource to Help Equip Teachers with Tools & Resources for Digital Learning and Teaching

Through a partnership with Trevecca University, Free Training is an Optional Resource to Help Equip Teachers with Tools & Resources for Digital Learning and Teaching

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Austin Peay State University summer public policy class to examine United States response to COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University professor Dr. Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder. (APSU)

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APSU team working on Mathematical Model to help University’s transition back to Campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Clockwise from the left are Austin Peay State University's Drs. Perry Scanlan, Ramanjit Sahi and Vajira Manathunga, Mike Wilson and Dr. Andrew Luna. (APSU)

Clockwise from the left are Austin Peay State University’s Drs. Perry Scanlan, Ramanjit Sahi and Vajira Manathunga, Mike Wilson and Dr. Andrew Luna. (APSU)

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Hopkinsville Community College to begin new Paramedic Program in August

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, 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.

Hopkinsville Community College to start paramedic program that allows students to graduate with either an associate in applied science degree in emergency medical services - paramedic or a certificate for emergency medical services - paramedic.

Hopkinsville Community College to start paramedic program that allows students to graduate with either an associate in applied science degree in emergency medical services – paramedic or a certificate for emergency medical services – paramedic.

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How Austin Peay State University’s Distance Ed went Digital to help keep Campus running during COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

The Austin Peay State University Distance Education Team. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Distance Education Team. (APSU)

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AAA works with Tennessee Highway Safety Office to Offer Traffic Safety Scholarship

 

AAATennessee – 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.

$3,000 Scholarship Awarded to High School Senior Dana White. (AAA)

$3,000 Scholarship Awarded to High School Senior Dana White. (AAA)

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Fort Campbell High School celebrates graduating Class of 2020

 

Fort Campbell High SchoolFort 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.

Anijia Black, Fort Campbell High School graduating senior, poses with her mom, Tcipporah Jean-Juste, as FCHS Principal Kimberly Butts looks on during the filming of the FCHS 2020 graduation (Stephanie Ingersoll, Fort Campbell Courier).

Anijia Black, Fort Campbell High School graduating senior, poses with her mom, Tcipporah Jean-Juste, as FCHS Principal Kimberly Butts looks on during the filming of the FCHS 2020 graduation (Stephanie Ingersoll, Fort Campbell Courier).

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