Virginia College In Chattanooga Has Friends And Family Fall Festival Saturday

Friday, September 13, 2013

Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga will host a Friends and Family Fall Festival for the community and former, current and prospective students on Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the campus at 721 Eastgate Loop Road.  

Attendees will have an opportunity to learn more about educational opportunities at Virginia College while participating in activities. The cosmetology department will be on hand for lotion demonstrations and a Candyland Hair Show, while Culinard students will be participating in a Salsa Quick Fire Challenge.

“We are excited to host this Friends and Family Fall Festival here at Virginia College in Chattanooga,” says Campus President Dominick DeLorenzo. “It gives area residents the opportunity to visit and learn more about our campus.” 

Various planned activities including inflatables and crafts for children will provide fun for the whole family. Hot dogs, a cupcake bar and other refreshments will be provided for guests, as well as free giveaways and the opportunity to win door prizes. Attendees will also be able to take a tour of the campus and receive information about programs offered including:  business administration, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, healthcare reimbursement, medical assistant, medical billing and coding, medical office management, office administration, pastry arts and pharmacy technician.

For more information about Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga, visit vc.edu/Chattanooga or contact the school directly at 893-2000. 



Dalton State's Simulation Lab Prepares Health Professions Students For Jobs

A nurse’s worst nightmare is going into a room and not knowing how to care for a patient, said nursing student Chris Mendoza.  With the completion of the new simulation lab at Dalton State, nursing students, and others in the health professions, don’t have to worry about facing that fear. The simulation lab is designed to prepare health professions students for just about ... (click for more)

Criminal Justice Professor At Dalton State Honored For Domestic Violence Education

Dr. Natalie Johnson knows it is impossible to rid the world of domestic violence. But if she makes a difference in the life of at least one person, all the work has been worth it.  Dr. Johnson, associate professor of criminal justice at Dalton State, was awarded the Betty Higgins Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Award for the work she does in the community. Ms. Higgins, ... (click for more)

Former Executive Assistant To Pilot Sales Director Recalls Being Interviewed By FBI While Nursing Her Baby On The Front Porch

The executive assistant to the vice president of sales at Pilot Flying J told a Chattanooga jury on Monday that she never expected to be interviewed by the FBI on the front porch of her Knoxville home, nursing a one-month-old and with her other two young children running around in the yard. Katy Bibee, who worked directly for an expected star witness for the prosecution, said ... (click for more)

Tony Williams, 26, Shot On Dodson Avenue Late Sunday Night

Tony Williams, 26, was shot late Sunday night on Dodson Avenue. Chattanooga Police responded at 11:50 p.m.,  to the 900 block of Dodson Avenue on a shooting.   Upon arrival, police located the victim who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. HCEMS responded and transported the victim to a nearby hospital. The victim advised police that the ... (click for more)

Pollution For Profit?

Why should Chattanooga allow special interests to boost sediment pollution in our South Chickamauga Creek? To pad their profit margin and pass that cost on to city taxpayers? If your city council votes to reduce the storm water regulations – that is the result we can expect. Special interest homebuilders profit, but citizens pay.  More sediment pollution and paid for with ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Two From Sandy

Down through the years I have delighted in sharing stories that come from my friend Sandy Pohfal in Texas. Seeing how Thanksgiving is almost here – day after tomorrow – I figure it’s about time to slow down and let warmth of this week prepare us to give thanks for both the good and bad – without the bad things we wouldn’t recognize the real blessings. The first story I am going ... (click for more)