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2015 June 26 - 12:00 am

Tennessee Promise Initiative Has Colleges Preparing for Influx of New Students

In April, 31,000 high school seniors were still eligible for the program, which offers them community college tuition-free. Early projections suggest as many as 18,000 of those students could continue with the program this fall, about 6,000 of whom would not have gone to college without the scholarship.
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2014 October 13 - 12:00 am

Former Volunteer State Community College Student Elated at Return of Family Heirloom

That missing piece was restored in August, when retired Vol State staffer Betty Gibson found the Bible while she was rummaging through her basement. Somehow, it wound up in a box of debris Gibson collected after an EF-3 tornado swept through the college campus in 2006, peeling away rooftops and scattering.

Advocates Say Full Academic Load Is Key to On-Time Graduation

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League Leads Effort To Embed Colleges In Public Health Education

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