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Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

ABOVE: From left are Amanda Judice (Spring Hill); Sue Christian, program director and instructor of anesthesia technology; Darbee Hollis (Cypress Inn); Jessica Krizman (Franklin); and Dr. Kae Fleming, Columbia State dean of the Health Sciences Division. // SUBMITTED   COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia State Community College recently honored the three inaugural anesthesia technology graduates

By | 2019-05-30T17:33:36-05:00 May 30th, 2019|Categories: BW-Healthcare, BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory fees at its June 18 meeting. Undergraduate in-state tuition would go from $3,690 to $3,777, a 2.35% increase. Mandatory fees would go from $913 to $935, a 2.41% increase. According to information

By | 2019-05-29T22:00:36-05:00 May 29th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, Schools|Comments Off on MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

Registration is open for MTSU’s 5-day accelerated language courses

MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY MTSU’s Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition, or CALA, is hosting its 16th annual Summer Language Institute at MTSU. The CALA Summer Language Institute offers five-day accelerated language courses for adults (age 13 and up) in Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Spanish. CALA, the language training center of the MTSU Honors College, offers accelerated language classes engineered

By | 2019-04-30T18:00:50-05:00 April 30th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Registration is open for MTSU’s 5-day accelerated language courses

Public welcome to listen in on Board of Regents discussion of TCAT, community college tuition and fees

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet by telephone conference call at 3 p.m. CT Tuesday, April 23, to begin discussion of student tuition and mandatory fees for the 2019-20 academic year at Tennessee’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology. The meeting is

By | 2019-04-17T20:10:02-05:00 April 17th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Public welcome to listen in on Board of Regents discussion of TCAT, community college tuition and fees

Hillsboro School educator one of three honored by state for pioneering financial education

ABOVE: Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, Speaker Glen Casada, Sen. Jack Johnson, award recipient Cody Hawks, Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., and Gov. Bill Lee. // SUBMITTED TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY This week the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission honored three Tennessee educators for taking the lead in bringing financial education tools to their students. Kara Campbell, Cody Hawks, and

By | 2019-04-12T17:14:37-05:00 April 12th, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, Schools|Comments Off on Hillsboro School educator one of three honored by state for pioneering financial education

OPINION: What will Gov. Lee say about education on Monday?

STATE OF THE STATE EXPECTATIONS 2019 By JC Bowman Governor Bill Lee will give his first State of the State address at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, in the House chamber of the Tennessee General Assembly. The speech is highly anticipated, as it will signal to the state the administration’s priorities for the

By | 2019-03-01T19:36:22-05:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Schools|Comments Off on OPINION: What will Gov. Lee say about education on Monday?

Columbia State partners with Nolensville High to expand hospitality program

Students at Nolensville High School prepare food in the commercial kitchen. / Photo Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Columbia State Community College is patterning with Nolensville High School to expand its hospitality program. Students at Columbia State will soon be able to earn an associate degree in hospitality and tourism management. Previously the college only

By | 2019-02-12T22:32:01-05:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Columbia State partners with Nolensville High to expand hospitality program

State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2019-20 academic year. The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT Feb. 5

By | 2019-01-31T15:17:19-05:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Schools|Comments Off on State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

Tractor Supply supports Columbia State student in an emerging technology course

ABOVE: Glenn Allison, Tractor Supply Company vice president of IT enterprise architecture and IT solutions; LK Browning, Columbia State director of economic and workforce development; Deepa Janakiraman, Columbia State program director and assistant professor of computer information systems; Ethan Pierret, Columbia State student; Shane Sevier, Columbia State student; Adam Gaines, Tractor Supply Company IT enterprise architect;

By | 2019-01-23T19:25:00-05:00 January 23rd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Tractor Supply supports Columbia State student in an emerging technology course

Philanthropy aims to make a college degree affordable for more students with free courses, test fees

Modern States Education Alliance, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, announced a partnership this week with the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) to help districts across the state give students the opportunity to earn free college credit while they are still in high school. The "Freshman Year for Free"

By | 2019-01-22T22:51:56-05:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Schools|Comments Off on Philanthropy aims to make a college degree affordable for more students with free courses, test fees