Chattanooga State Plans Information Session For Displaced Virginia College Students

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Chattanooga State Community College has planned an immediate response to help students displaced by the closing of Virginia College. Affected students may attend an Information Session on Monday, at 5:30 p.m. in the Instructional Materials Center (IMC/Library), room 124.

According to Chad Jaynes, manager of technical training, Chattanooga State’s information sessions are critical to these students who are experiencing the trauma associated with their school closing without warning.

Monday’s information session will be led by Marsha Barker, director of adult services. Reed Allison, director of financial aid, also will be on hand to answer questions about financial aid. Between now and Monday, students may visit the Federal Student Aid website to learn more about what to do when a school closes. The site provides tips on transferring to another school, obtaining academic transcripts, more about federal student loans, and how to contact your loan servicer for assistance. Visit https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/announcements/closed-school.

“We want to create a sense of welcome and give students any help they need to continue and/or complete their education,” said Mr. Jaynes.

Students may sign up for the Dec. 10 information session at www.chattanoogastate.edu/tnreconnect or call (423) 697-3346 with questions.


2nd Information Session Planned At Chattanooga State For Displaced Virginia College Students

PHOTOS: Cleveland State Fall Commencement

County School Board Approves Open Enrollment At 7 Schools


In continuing efforts to assist students displaced by the abrupt closing of Virginia College, a second information session has been scheduled by Chattanooga State Community College on Monday, ... (click for more)

The County School Board on Thursday approved a resolution setting open enrollment at seven county schools. They include Dalewood Middle School, Howard Middle School, Lookout Valley Middle/High ... (click for more)


Student Scene

2nd Information Session Planned At Chattanooga State For Displaced Virginia College Students

In continuing efforts to assist students displaced by the abrupt closing of Virginia College, a second information session has been scheduled by Chattanooga State Community College on Monday, December 17 at 5:30 p.m. in the Library of the Instructional Materials Center, IMC building. Affected students who may have missed the first session earlier this week or who need additional ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: Cleveland State Fall Commencement

Breaking News

Former Assessor, County Commissioner Bill Bennett Dies At 82; Was One Of Hamilton County's Most Popular Public Figures

Bill Bennett, who served Hamilton County as assessor of property and a member of the County Commission, has died at 82. One of Chattanooga's most popular public servants, his experiences in a two-room schoolhouse helped hone his career. He was one of six boys, along with one girl, born to Ernest and Mary Roberts Bennett on the Cumberland Plateau. Ernest Bennett farmed and ... (click for more)

County Jail Inmate Dies Early Friday Morning After Having Trouble Breathing

A 57-year-old inmate at the Hamilton County Jail died Friday morning after having difficulty breathing and being transported to a local hospital. He was identified as David Leonard Bulloch. The Sheriff's Office said, "At 3:30 a.m. , Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the Corrections Division were made aware that an inmate was having difficulty breathing. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Bill Bennett Was One Of The Best Gentlemen In Politics - And Response (5)

In an era of political haughtiness and ego, we should recognize the life example of public service demonstrated by Hamilton County Assessor Bill Bennett. As I told my friend Bill many times, he and former Governor Winfield Dunn were the best “gentlemen” I knew in politics. He was kind, humble and honest. To honor his legacy, we should all try to carry ourselves a little more ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Christmas Sheep

There are a whole lot of reasons I ought to go to hell. It is by the saving grace of an Almighty God that I already have been assured of a place in heaven but, to be real honest, I think even my eternal Savior had reason for pause when it comes to my ‘Christmas Sheep Caper.’ I believe if you recognize a wrong and ask for God’s forgiveness, things work out. But I also believe my ... (click for more)