Topic: College Students
Nashville, TN – As classes at colleges and universities across Tennessee get underway, students will be renting apartments and houses—some for the first time.
To help all tenants be prepared and stay fire-safe, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) urges renters of all ages and backgrounds to be aware of their rights as tenants and to always practice fire safety in their homes.
Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Shares Tips for Students Moving into Off-Campus Housing
Nashville, TN – With the month of August underway, many Tennessee college students are preparing to move into rental apartments and houses—some for the first time.
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) urges first-time renters to be aware of their rights as tenants and to practice fire safety in their off-campus home.
Nashville, TN – With the fall semester in full swing, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs urges college students to stay alert and informed to better protect themselves from identity theft.
Identity theft is a serious crime that can affect a person at any age. Identity theft can ruin your finances, your credit history and your reputation.
Nashville, TN – In just a few days, thousands of students from across Tennessee will take their seats in classrooms to begin a new academic year filled with wonderful experiences and learning opportunities.
As these youngsters start opening books and mingling with friends, some will miss out on the important first few days of school, unable to attend because they aren’t properly immunized to prevent the spread of dangerous, infectious diseases.
Nashville, TN – As the summer season winds down, college students begin preparations for the fall semester. While some will be first-time students moving into residence halls, many will be moving off-campus and living on their own for the first time.
The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges students and their parents to choose fire-safe off-campus housing and discuss fire safety practices in order to prevent potentially life-threatening situations.
From January 2000 to May 2015, there were 85 fatal fires in U.S. dormitories, fraternities, sororities and off-campus housing, resulting in 118 fatalities.
Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases 2016 Labor Education Alignment Education Program (LEAP) Annual Report
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has released the 2016 Annual Report for the Labor Education Alignment Education Program (LEAP), highlighting the early successes of LEAP in local communities in engaging education and employers to develop a pipeline of skilled workers in Tennessee. The report showcases LEAP as a model for alignment between industry and education.
LEAP is one of the primary initiatives of the Drive to 55, Governor Bill Haslam’s push to grow Tennessee’s postsecondary educational attainment rate to 55 percent by 2025.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to Greer Stadium on Thursday, June 27th, for their sixth homestand of the season: a seven-day, eight-game stretch in which the team welcomes the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Houston Astros affiliate) for five games spanning June 27th-30th and the Round Rock Express for a three-gamer (Texas Rangers affiliate) from July 1st-3rd.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Report Highlights the Burden of Student Loan Debt and Options for Making Repayment More Affordable
Consumers Union Urges Policymakers to Enable Students to Refinance High Interest Loans and Negotiate Affordable Repayment Plans
Washington, D.C. – A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau details the staggering debt that burdens an increasing number of graduating college students.
The report highlights how this debt burden is having a long term, damaging “domino effect” on the economy by making it even more difficult for young adults to purchase their first home, start a small business, and save for retirement. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – With less than a month until the start of the regular season, the Nashville Sounds are excited to announce their 2013 promotional calendar, which includes numerous fireworks extravaganzas, four bobblehead giveaways, BURGER KING Throwback Thursdays, six Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concerts, the addition of Military Sundays, and much more!
Single-game tickets for the 2013 Sounds regular season go on sale at 9:00am on Monday, March 11 via the team’s online purchase system at www.nashvillesounds.com, over the phone at 615.690.HITS (4487), or in person at the Greer Stadium box office at 534 Chestnut Street.
Clarksville, TN – On November 5th, the Austin Peay State University Department of Music will host a special evening showcasing the range and expressive capabilities of the clarinet.
The night will begin at 5:00pm in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall with a free mini-recital by renowned clarinetist Richard Hawkins, associate professor at Ohio’s famed Oberlin College and Conservatory. «Read the rest of this article»
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