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Lamar Alexander says Senate Confirms Brian Noland to Serve on TVA Board of Directors

 

Lamar Alexander says Noland’s administrative experience makes him the right person to help keep TVA on a good path – to continue to provide clean, cheap, reliable electricity throughout the Tennessee Valley

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today after he voted for and the Senate confirmed Brian Noland to serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors:

“Today, the Senate confirmed Brian Noland to serve on the TVA Board of Directors, and I know he will make an outstanding board member. Brian is a respected leader in East Tennessee, and during his tenure as president, he has helped transform Tennessee’s fourth largest university, East Tennessee State University.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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APSU joins state effort to get more face masks in hands of Tennessee residents

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.

APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

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Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.

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APSU student Mallory Fundora wins state’s Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University (APSU) social work student is one of five students in the state to win the Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. 

Mallory Fundora – who just finished her second year at Austin Peay State University – won the award for her work with Project Yesu, a charity she founded when she was 11 to feed and educate children in Uganda. 

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University student Mallory Fundora. (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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Austin Peay State University GIS Center leads statewide effort to produce face shields to combat Coronavirus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) GIS Center is leading a statewide effort to produce face shields for medical workers battling the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Tennessee.

Ben Meisch and Austin Peay State University GIS Center Project Manager Doug Catellier examine a 3D printer at work on a shield frame. (APSU)

Ben Meisch and Austin Peay State University GIS Center Project Manager Doug Catellier examine a 3D printer at work on a shield frame. (APSU)

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Tennessee’s Community, Technical Colleges assist in project to help protect Health Professionals

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are playing a major role in a crash project by the state’s public higher education system to manufacture face shields to help protect Tennessee health professionals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Using 3D printers, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Elizabethton, Jackson, Morristown, Murfreesboro and Shelbyville,  and Jackson State and Pellissippi State community colleges manufactured 858 headbands from Saturday through Monday afternoon that will be used for plastic face shields.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

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Tennessee Board of Education says Nine Programs Exceed Expectations in Latest Educator Preparation Report Card

 

Tennessee State Board of EducationNashville, TN – In its newly enhanced Educator Preparation Report Card, the State Board identified nine educator preparation providers (EPPs) as exceeding expectations in their preparation of the state’s future teachers and school leaders.

“Our latest report card shows us that more educator preparation programs are meeting or even exceeding expectations in their work to prepare our state’s future teachers,” said Dr. Sara Morrison, executive director of the State Board of Education.

Tennessee Board of Education releases annual Educator Preparation Report Card.

Tennessee Board of Education releases annual Educator Preparation Report Card.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to Deliver Second State of the State Address, February 3rd

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Monday, January 27th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that he will deliver his second State of the State address to the Tennessee General Assembly and fellow Tennesseans on Monday, February 3rd at 6:00pm CT.

The joint session will be aired statewide and take place in the House Chamber in the Tennessee State Capitol.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Nashville Sounds Foundation accepting 2020 Scholarship applications

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – For the fifth consecutive year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation will award four scholarships worth $2,500 each to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in fall of 2020.

The program, which began in 2016, has awarded $40,000 in scholarships and is designed to help deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee students help pay for college tuition during their freshman year.

“The Nashville Sounds Foundation is proud to continue our scholarship program into its fifth year,” said Nashville Sounds Foundation Executive Director Destiny Whitmore.

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