Cleveland State Hosts Graduate And Career Expo

Monday, March 03, 2014
Cleveland State Community College is sponsoring a Graduate and Career Expo on Thursday, March 20 from 12-4 p.m. in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium. The 2014 Graduate and Career Expo will provide students, graduates and community members with an excellent opportunity to explore the different career options in our area and network with employers from companies like Olin, Life Care Centers of America and TVA Credit Union. Participants will receive valuable information and make contacts that could be very beneficial in obtaining a job.             

At 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00 p.m., Maurice’s of Bradley Square Mall will be presenting a fashion show demonstrating how to dress for success. Sandi Kramer of iKruit Staffing will moderate the fashion show and offer valuable tips that will aid participants in gaining the edge when interviewing for that next position.             

For those graduates who plan on pursuing a four-year degree, there will be approximately 20 universities on hand ready to discuss transfer options with you.  You will be able to update your resume, practice your elevator speech and prepare to make contacts with employers and colleges. 

For more information on this event or to register, visit the website at mycs.cc/expo2014. The Graduate and Career Expo is sponsored by Cleveland State’s ACCESS Center. 


GPS Takes Best Delegation And Runner-Up Delegation At Model UN Conference

The Best Delegation (France) and Runner-Up Delegation (Mexico) awards both went to GPS at the Southeastern High School Model United nations conference.  GPS sponsor Glen Vey said the teams “distinguished themselves.” This is the third time in four years that GPS has been recognized as Best Delegation. This year’s conference hosted 13 schools from Chattanooga and beyond, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Boosts LaPaz Food Drive

Students, faculty and staff banded together in support of the annual food drive to La Paz Chattanooga. A total of 41 boxes of food were collected, packed and delivered on Monday in time for Thanksgiving. According to Dr. Katheryn Thompson, Spanish Club advisor, “It was the most boxes we ever have been able to deliver and it was all due to the support of our students and campus community.” ... (click for more)

10-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured In Attack By Pit Bull At His Home In Sale Creek

A 10-year-old boy suffered serious injuries when he was attacked by a pit bull on Thanksgiving Day morning. At approximately 10:12 a.m. deputies were called to 175 Daugherty Ferry Road regarding a report of a dog attack on a child. On arrival the Sale Creek Fire Department found the child on the front porch of the residence.  The child’s father said his son came ... (click for more)

Alecia Driggins Faces Multiple Charges After Robbery And Hit-And-Run In East Ridge

East Ridge Police arrived on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the East Ridge Flea Market at 6725 Ringgold Road in response to a reported pedestrian struck and hit and run incident. Once on the scene, police determined that the incident was actually a robbery. The victim advised police that a white woman claiming to be a police officer grabbed her purse and attempted to flee ... (click for more)

Lawlessness At Heritage Park

As a frequent visitor at Heritage Park in East Brainerd, I must say that the situation is becoming slightly out of control.  To start, parking is atrocious.  The unpaved lot contains nothing but loose gravel which has naturally given way to divots in the ground assuring you a few bumps.  Why isn't this area smoothed out?  It's not worth parking there anyways ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Why I Am Thankful 2014

Over 40 years ago I was a young sports writer when I came up with the notion of setting daily things aside, just for one day, and writing about why “I Am Thankful.” Every Thanksgiving I come up with my list and it is as much about me as it is about my gratitude for all things great and small. I can’t imagine approaching this day in any other way. Here we go … I AM THANKFUL for ... (click for more)