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ē Christian Fellowship Academy is accepting applications for enrollment and will host an open house from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 8, at Carpenterís Chapel, located at 10613 Dogwood Road, Solway. For more information, call 865-671-8983.

ē Pellissippi State Community Col-lege will offer free New Student Orientation sessions as well as sessions targeted specifically to certain majors throughout the summer. Orientation gives participants the opportunity to meet with Pellissippi State students, faculty and staff; discuss strategies for college success; explore degree and major options and learn about campus services and resources. Students with complete files also will be able to meet with an advisor and register for classes. Specific times and dates are available at www.pstcc.edu/admissions/orientation. To reserve your space, call 865-694-6400.

ē Roane State Community College announces it has received an $880,000 federal grant for the Cumberland Business Incubator, a new facility on its Cumberland County campus that will help entrepreneurs start and expand small businesses. Grant from the U.S. Commerce Departmentís Economic Development Administration is the culmination of efforts to fund the $1.28 million facility. The Cumberland County Commission and Crossville City Council each have committed $200,000 for construction of the CBI. Additionally, the county and city have committed more than $50,000 each to help with costs related to the EDA grant and project design.

ē Roane State Community College announces local student Sonya Chairez, daughter of Sonja and Pete Chairez, has received the Academic Vice Presidentís ETSU Scholarship Award. Award provides $1,500 a semester toward the cost of attending East Tennessee State University. Sonya plans to pursue a degree in biology at ETSU and apply to ETSUís pharmacy school.

ē Belmont University announces Lindsey Ricker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ricker and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Monger, all of Farragut, has qualified for its Spring 2009 Deanís List. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade-point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Lindsey is majoring in business marketing and has been selected as a member of the Belmont College of Business Student Advisory Board, a Belmont Bruin Recruiter, a Belmont Student Ambassador, Towering Traditions team leader, and a participant in the Engaged Scholars program.

ē Furman University announces the following local students have been named to its Spring 2009 Deanís List: Michelle A. Glover, daughter of Dr, and Mrs. Mike Glover; Jordan M. Greene, daughter of Suzanne and Robert Greene; Mary K. Monday, daughter of William Monday; Ruth M. Sills, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jack Sills; William O. Walker, son of Lisa and William Walker; Alexis C. Wong, daughter of Mr. Keen Wong; Amelia L. Cornish, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Cornish; Luxi Fang, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bing Fang and Robert T. Hall, son of Kathy and Robert Hall. Furmanís Deanís List is comprised of full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher in a four-point system.

 

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