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Carson-Newman nursing receives scholarship support from Jefferson Memorial Hospital

Carson-Newman nursing receives scholarship support from Jefferson Memorial Hospital

Representatives of Jefferson Memorial Hospital were on Carson-Newman University’s campus recently to present a $1,000 check toward student scholarships within the school’s nursing program. “Every year Jefferson Memorial celebrates physicians in our community in recognition of Doctor’s Day,” said JMH CEO Ben Ridder. “In honor of our physicians, the hospital is saying thank you by donating […]

New Market Girl Scout achieves highest honor

New Market Girl Scout achieves highest honor

Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians has announced its 2024 Gold Award recipients, presenting the honor to 24 girls across the region, one of whom is from New Market. The Gold Award is the most prestigious award in Girl Scouting, presented to girls in grades 9-12 who have planned and implemented significant projects that address […]

Letters To The Editor – SafeSpace Funding

Letters To The Editor – SafeSpace Funding

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters To The Editor are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Jefferson County Post. Submitted by: Kay Rutherford, Board Chair-SafeSpace Again, the Budget Committee of the Jefferson County Commission has cut our funding at SafeSpace. For over forty years, SafeSpace has provided vital […]

Pressley Berger – JROTC Bronze Medal Winner for 2024

Pressley Berger – JROTC Bronze Medal Winner for 2024

Pressley Berger, a junior at Jefferson County High School, is the recipient of the JROTC Bronze Medal for 2024 awarded by the Martha Dandridge Washington (MDW) Chapter, National Society Daughters of American Revolution (NSDAR). Janet Guyett, regent of Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, made the presentation at the JROTC awards ceremony on April 30, 2024, for […]

Carson-Newman Commencement celebrates graduates, Robert Reedy Bryan Society inductees

Carson-Newman Commencement celebrates graduates, Robert Reedy Bryan Society inductees

Carson-Newman University announced four inductees into the third class of the Robert Reedy Bryan Society. The recognition took place during C-N’s May 3 Spring Undergraduate Commencement, which awarded degrees to 288 graduates and featured The Honorable Phil Roe, who gave the commencement address. Those inducted into the Robert Reedy Bryan Society were The Honorable Jeanette […]

Tennessee Tech is first university in the southeast to certify P.E. teachers in fly fishing instruction

Tennessee Tech is first university in the southeast to certify P.E. teachers in fly fishing instruction

For some, gym class may conjure up old memories of dodgeball games gone awry. Faculty in the Exercise Science Department at Tennessee Tech University, however, are pioneering a new program to expand the physical education curriculum and train future P.E. teachers on a valuable skill for Tennessee’s open waters. Tech is now the first university […]

Renee Hamilton Presents “Stories We’ve Heard About Early America – Truth or Myth”

Renee Hamilton Presents “Stories We’ve Heard About Early America – Truth or Myth”

Renee Willingham Hamilton, State Registrar for the Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution (TSDAR) entertained the members of the Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter (MDW), National Society, Daughters of the America Revolution (NSDAR), at their Eighth Anniversary in February by quizzing them on some commonly held “Stories We’ve Heard About Early America – Truth or […]

Registration opens for Carson-Newman Army ROTC Summer Basic Camp

Registration opens for Carson-Newman Army ROTC Summer Basic Camp

Registration is now open for Carson-Newman University’s Army ROTC basic camp scheduled for this summer. Different than basic training, the summer camp allows participants to receive payment to attend, as well as six credit hours to Carson-Newman and an “A” for passing the course. The camp is designed for college students, typically between their sophomore […]

State of Tennessee: Carson-Newman “exceeds expectations” in latest Board of Education report

State of Tennessee: Carson-Newman “exceeds expectations” in latest Board of Education report

Carson-Newman University’s Education Department received news worth celebrating courtesy of the State of Tennessee. The Board of Education released its annual Educator Preparation Report Card this month. The report noted that Carson-Newman, along with nine other programs, in the state is considered to “exceed expectations.” Dr. Kim Hawkins, dean of Carson-Newman’s School of Education and […]

Jefferson County High School Lucas Havely Named Roan Scholar at ETSU

Jefferson County High School Lucas Havely Named Roan Scholar at ETSU

Lucas Havely, a Jefferson County High School senior, has been named a Roan Scholar, selected from more than 450 high school senior applicants from across Tennessee and the bordering states of Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Eleven outstanding high school seniors from across the region have been selected as the newest members […]

The Princeton Review: Carson-Newman program “one of nation’s best”

The Princeton Review: Carson-Newman program “one of nation’s best”

Carson-Newman University’s online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner program (MSN-FNP) is one of the best in the in the nation according to The Princeton Review’s 2024 listing. Carson-Newman was one of only five institutions in Tennessee to make the “Best Online Nursing School Master’s Program” list.   “It is always an honor to have our programs and faculty recognized,” said Dr. Lana […]

Boston Tea Parties at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library

Boston Tea Parties at Parrott-Wood Memorial Library

What would it be like to don the disguise of an Indian warrior, sneak onto a masted cargo ship in the dark of night, and hoist hundreds of crates of British tea overboard into the Boston Harbor in an act of defiance against the tea tax imposed by King George and the British Empire? For […]

Dandridge Reindeer Run 1K Walk/Run Spreads Christmas Cheer for a Worthy Cause

Dandridge Reindeer Run 1K Walk/Run Spreads Christmas Cheer for a Worthy Cause

The spirit of Christmas was alive and well in Historic Downtown Dandridge on December 2, 2023, as the community came together for the Dandridge Reindeer Run 1K Walk/Run. This festive event, held through the charming streets of Dandridge, was not only a celebration of the holiday season but also a heartwarming initiative to support the […]

Mira Denton of White Pine Wins National Annual Innovation in Computer Science Education Awards

Mira Denton of White Pine Wins National Annual Innovation in Computer Science Education Awards

December 4, 2023 –  Cognizant and Teach For America have announced the winners of the third annual Cognizant Innovation in Computer Science Education Awards. These awards, granted at the school level and the broader systems level, recognize outstanding educators and individuals advocating for and expanding access to PK-12 computer science education across the United States. […]

SouthEast Bank bolsters hunger relief efforts with $110,000 donation to Second Harvest

SouthEast Bank bolsters hunger relief efforts with $110,000 donation to Second Harvest

SouthEast Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to the community by donating $110,000 to Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee. This support of Second Harvest’s various hunger-relief programs reflects the bank’s dedication to addressing the increasing need for food assistance in the region. Additionally, this fall SouthEast Bank organized a food drive that successfully collected […]

Carson-Newman Army ROTC holds Branch Night, celebrates senior class

Carson-Newman Army ROTC holds Branch Night, celebrates senior class

Carson-Newman University held its annual Army ROTC held Branch Night. The event celebrates the revealing of the senior class’s branching and components as they continue their pursuits to be future Army Officers. The celebrated cadets have a combined grade point average of 3.5. Their ratings at camp leveraged Carson-Newman to the top 10 in brigade […]

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