News
Opinion
Sports
Business
Community
entertainment
Schools
News
Announcements
Classifieds
Place Ad
Advertising
Contact Us
Archives
Search

school happenings


• Learn how your brain affects your actions and how your actions affect your brain at “The Neurobiology of Being Human” 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 15, at Pellissippi State Community College. The lecture by Ron Bridges, associate professor in Natural and Behavioral Sciences, is the last of the Faculty Lecture Series, new to Pellissippi State this academic year. The community is invited to the free event held in the Goins Building Auditorium at the Pellissippi Campus off Hardin Valley Road. For more information, contact English instructor Trent Eades at 865-694-6689.

• Those using a domestic kitchen to prepare, manufacture and sell food to the public can ensure their facilities meet Tennessee Department of Agriculture regulations through an upcoming course presented by University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Food Science Technology and UT Extension faculty. The one-day course, Domestic Kitchen - Tennessee Food Safety Certification, will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., April 19, at the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive. For more information or to enroll, contact Nancy Austin at 865-974-7717 or naustin@utk.edu.

• Lipscomb University announces a doctorate of education degree beginning in fall 2010. The Doctorate of Education in Learning Organizations and Strategic Change is focused on preparing leaders for both academic settings and public and private organizations. This is the first doctorate offered by Lipscomb’s College of Education.

• Greenway School invites interested families to tour and meet the faculty at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday, May 2. For more information, visit www.greenwayschool.edu or call 865-777-0197.

• A.L. Lotts Elementary School PTA will host a Fun Run for students, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, May 6. The fun run encourages physical fitness and fun for the children. They will be raising money for the PTA by completing laps around the track for donations. There will be prizes and fun for all.

• Roane State Community College Library will hold a book sale at the Roane County campus in Harriman through April16 in honor of National Library Week. All books will cost 25 cents. Sale hours are 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Now through Thursday, April 15, and 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Friday, April 16. The sale may end earlier if all books are sold. Proceeds benefit the Roane State Library.

• Maryville College’s Summer Institute schedule has been announced, and registration now is open to area high school students and college students wishing to get ahead or catch up on coursework, and to other adults who want to explore new fields of study. For more information, contact Dr. Mardi Craig, director of the Summer Institute, at 865-981-8167 or mardi.craig@maryvillecollege.edu, or Maryville College Registrar Kathi Wilson at 865-981-8211 or kathi.wilson@maryvillecollege.edu.

• Roane State Community College will exhibit its annual Student Art Show in the O’Brien Art Gallery on the Roane County campus in Harriman through April 29. The reception and awards ceremony is at noon, Thursday, April 15, in the art gallery. The public is invited. For more information, contact Stacy Jacobs at jacobssl@roanestate.edu, 865-354-3000, ext. 4311; or Bryan Wilkerson at wilkersonbs@roanestate.edu, 865-354-3000, ext. 4649.









• Drew Still will teach a new course: “Fly Fishing with Drew Still” to begin June 8 at The University of Tennessee. To register early or for additional information, contact Still at DrewStill@gmail.com.

• The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its annual open house from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, April 24. The free event will take place, rain or shine, on the UT agricultural campus, located off Neyland Drive. Children are encouraged to bring their “injured” stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Clinic for veterinary students to bandage. Visit www.vet.utk.edu/openhouse for more information.

• Students who are looking to transfer from two- or four-year colleges and universities are invited to learn more about Maryville College at Transfer Day, scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 21. The event begins with a welcome session in Fayerweather Hall, Room 235. The day will include lunch with a panel of MC transfer students and administrators at noon, sitting in on a class at 1 p.m., a tour of the campus at 2 p.m., and an information and discussion session about financial aid, transcripts and the transfer process at 3 p.m. For more information or to register for this event, contact Gibbons at 865-981-8127 or penny.gibbons@maryvillecollege .edu. Registration is also available online at maryvillecollege.edu.

• Roane State Community College’s Oak Ridge campus will serve as a pilot course format that allows students to complete one class in three weeks. The “Maymester” classes will be held in early summer. Courses offered will primarily be general education classes. For more information, visit www.roanestate.edu or call the student enrollment and recruitment office at 865-882-4554.

• Drew Still will teach a new course: “Fly Fishing with Drew Still” to begin June 8 at The University of Tennessee. To register early or for additional information, contact Still at DrewStill@gmail.com.

 

News | Opinion | Sports | Business | Community | Schools | Obituaries | Announcements
Classifieds | Place Ad | Advertising | Contact Us | Archives | Search

© 2004-2014 farragutpress