Cleveland State To Offer New LPN To RN Bridge Program

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Cleveland State can provide a way to change “LP” to an “R” in no time with the new LPN to RN Bridge program, starting this spring. 

“Our program prepares experienced health professionals to climb the next rung in their career ladders,” stated Dr. Denise King, vice president for Academic Affairs. “We place a special focus on valuing what these nurses already know and build on those strengths as they add to their toolbox of knowledge and skills that they'll need as RNs.”

"Students interested in pursuing this degree should begin preparing by taking their general education classes this fall.
They will then be on the road to getting an associate of applied science degree in just three semesters," officials said.

For more information on the general education classes needed to enter the program, there will be a drop-in information session on Tuesday, July 23 from 3-5 p.m. in room E-217 in the Career Education building on the main campus. To RSVP for the information session, visit mycs.cc/nursinginfo or call 423-478-6228.

Cleveland City Schools Enrollment Underway

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic School Hires Caroline Carlin As New Principal

Hixson High School Air Force JROTC Receives 2 Awards


Cleveland City Schools is enrolling new and returning students for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline to complete online enrollment will be Thursday, July 23. Instructions and links for ... (click for more)

From the time Caroline Carlin arrived on the campus of Our Lady of Perpetual Help just one year ago, she had a plan to promote educational excellence as the academic dean. Ms. Carlin said she ... (click for more)

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Cleveland City Schools Enrollment Underway

Cleveland City Schools is enrolling new and returning students for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline to complete online enrollment will be Thursday, July 23. Instructions and links for families may be found at www.clevelandschools.org/enrollment . Cleveland City Schools plans to open school in a traditional, in-person format starting on Aug. 10 with Reconnection Week. ... (click for more)

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic School Hires Caroline Carlin As New Principal

From the time Caroline Carlin arrived on the campus of Our Lady of Perpetual Help just one year ago, she had a plan to promote educational excellence as the academic dean. Ms. Carlin said she embraces a healthy tension between collaboration and challenge. As she completes her doctorate degree, she has had widespread exposure to 21st-century pedagogy that compels her to take a new ... (click for more)

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Hamilton County Has Highest Number Yet Of Coronavirus Patients In Hospital; Tennessee Has 3,314 New Cases - A New Record For 1 Day

There are 74 coronavirus patients in Chattanooga hospitals - a new one-day high, Health Department officials said on Monday. Of that group, 39 are from Hamilton County. However, the number of Intensive Care Unit patients with the virus dropped to 15. Hamilton County had 52 new cases of coronavirus, but deaths remain at 38, officials said on Monday. The local case total is ... (click for more)

Dalton Municipal Court Suspends In-Person Sessions Due To Rise In COVID Cases

The City of Dalton’s Municipal Court is suspending in person court appearances through at least Aug. 12 in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Whitfield County and the northwest Georgia region. Payments for fines can still be made online or in person at the window in the Public Works building at 532 N. Elm Street. There will be no in person Municipal Court ... (click for more)

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Mayors And Legislators Have Demonstrated Bold Leadership In Mandating Masks

The Honorable Jim Coppinger The Honorable Andy Berke The Honorable members of the Hamilton County, TN legislative delegation: Sen. Todd Gardenhire and Bo Watson; Rep. Mike Carter, Yusuf Hakeem, Patsy Hazelwood, Esther Helton, and Robin Smith Dear Mayors, Senators, and Representatives: Thank you for your bold leadership! As healthcare leaders on the front lines of the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: B.B., Jesus Loves You

Minutes after I learned one of my very earliest friends, B.B. Branton, died early Sunday morning, another friend sent me an email that just fit the moment perfectly. When I was growing up, our back yard butted up against the Brantons' backyard, so B.B. and I were quite sure we started out as playpen partners and were close ever since. Both of our fathers were from Mississippi - ... (click for more)