• Extended hours offered by Roane State to assist with registration/admissions

        Roane State Community College campuses will offer extended business hours to assist students with admissions and registration.
        Hours at the Roane County, Oak Ridge, Campbell County, Knox County, Loudon County, Morgan County and Scott County campuses will be 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Eastern on Aug. 23-26 and Aug. 30-Sept. 2.
        The Cumberland County campus will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central on those dates, and the Fentress County campus will be open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central.

  • Branham awarded at Oakdale

  • 2010-2015 “Master Plan” approved for higher education

        The Tennessee Higher Education Commission recently  approved the 2010-15 “Master Plan”, signaling a major shift in the public agenda for higher education in Tennessee. The plan reflects the goals of the Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010, proposed by Governor Phil Bredesen and adopted by the General Assembly during January’s special session. The new law establishes increased educational attainment as the state’s primary need.    

  • Collins participates in 21st annual Math-Science-Technology Institute

         Instead of staying home and participating with friends in more “usual” summer activities, such as swimming and softball, Courtney Collins from Wartburg, joined fifty other exceptional high school students and 13 teachers from across 13 Appalachian states, who chose to take part in a two-week, hands-on camp focused on math, science and technology.

  • High school students can compete in Poetry Out Loud Contest

        The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation present Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, in partnership with the Tennessee Arts Commission.

  • Vendors needed for RSCC Support Staff Council 18th annual Craft Fair planned for December 2nd

         The Roane State Community College Support Staff Council has set the date for its 18th annual Craft Fair and is seeking vendors.
         The fair will be held at the Roane County campus on Thursday, Dec. 2 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds from booth rentals fund the Gayle Mullins Memorial Student Book Scholarship, which helps Roane State students with the costs of textbooks. Mullins was a former president of the Support Staff Council. She died in 2000, and the scholarship is named in her honor.

  • Morgan County Schools Breakfast/Lunch Menu

    Aug. 30: Breakfast: Scrambled eggs, ham or cereal, fruit
                  Lunch: Ham wraps, baked fries, broccoli & cauliflower, Polonaise,
                  garden side salad and apple wedges
    Aug. 31: Breakfast: Mini pancakes, fruit or muffin, yogurt

  • Windham of WCMS is recognized

        The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Skyler Cheyenne Windham from Wartburg has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in English.
        This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. In fact, the Academy recognizes fewer than 10% of all American high school students.

  • Roane State Community College President receives Ovation Award

        Roane State Community College President Dr. Gary Goff has been honored by the Cumberland Business Journal as part of the publication’s 2010 Ovation Awards.
        Dr. Goff received the Excellence in Business Leadership award. The Ovation Awards honor businesses, organizations and individuals in the Upper Cumberland region for excellence in several categories, from manufacturing and retail to individual philanthropists and governmental officials.

  • Spotlight on Education

    “Expect More, Achieve More” Part 3

        This article is the third in a series on the more rigorous curriculum standards and assessments for students in Tennessee schools. During the first article, we discussed the reasons for these changes. Last week, suggestions were offered for parents and families about how to assist students when the testing results are received later in the fall.