Site Review Scheduled For Dalton State's BSN Program

Monday, January 13, 2014

Dalton State’s bachelor of science in nursing degree program will host a site review for initial accreditation of its RN to BSN program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Anyone interested in providing feedback to the ACEN site review team is welcome to a public meeting Wednesday, January 29, at 10 a.m. in room 201 of the College’s Sequoya Building.

Those wishing to send written comments are welcome to submit them directly to Dr. Sharon Tanner, Executive Director, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326. Comments may also be sent via email to sjtanner@acenursing.org.

Written comments should be received by January 22 in order to be considered.

Anyone with questions is invited to contact Dr. Gina Kertulis-Tartar, Interim Dean of Dalton State’s School of Health Professions, at gkertulistartar@daltonstate.edu or 706/272-4516.


Chattanooga State Global Scholars Students Attend Acceleration Point

More than 45 Chattanooga State Global Scholars honor students, parents, and advisory board members attended the first annual Acceleration Point and pinning ceremony on August 19. Using the program theme of “Challenge yourself. Change the world.”, college administrators Dr. James L. Catanzaro, Dr. Kimberly McCormick, and Dr. Robert Denn welcomed students and provided opening remarks. ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Hosts 2nd Annual Drupal Camp

Building on the success of last year’s camp, Chattanooga State will host the 2nd Annual Drupal Camp on Saturday, Sept.13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and costs $25 to attend. Included is a box lunch and afternoon snack. Drupal is a free open-source content management system written in PHP programming language. This event is an attendee-driven; completely ... (click for more)

Boy, 16, To Face Murder Charges In Criminal Court On Triple Lookout Valley Slayings

A Lookout Valley youth who was 15 at the time of his alleged involvement in a massacre in the valley will stand trial as an adult. Jacob Allison, who is now 16, was taken by the sheriff's office to the Hamilton County Jail after a transfer hearing in Juvenile Court on Friday morning. Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw said under state law he has jurisdiction over rehabilitation ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)

Black Creek TIF Decision-Who Guards The Hen House? - And Response

Citizens of Chattanooga were invited to give public comment before their own Industrial Development Board Aug. 15. They arrived to find foxes guarding their hen house.  Many thought the meeting was their opportunity to seek redress in the ill-conceived Black Creek Tax Increment Financing plan. However, they learned it was a sham orchestrated by both the past and present ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Let’s ‘Pay It Forward’

At 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, this at a Starbucks coffee store located at 2186 Tyrone Blvd. in St. Petersburg, Fla.,  an unidentified woman who was first in line at the drive-through window, politely told the drive-through window clerk she would like to “pay it forward.” The clerk checked the next order – it was a caramel macchiato – and the first customer paid for both her ... (click for more)