Local Student Earns Doctor Of Optometry Degree From Southern College Of Optometry In Memphis

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Christopher Muegge, O.D., of Chattanooga, was among 134 students awarded the doctor of optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. 

A native of Chattanooga, Dr. Muegge is the son of Beth and Harold Muegge. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. After graduation, Dr. Muegge plans to practice at Oakmont Eyecare in Cleveland.


Williams Receives Lee’s Excellence In Teaching Award

Lee's DeLaLuz Awarded Rank Of Distinguished Professor

2020 Lee University Ledford Scholars Announced


Dr. Christine Williams has been selected as the recipient of Lee University’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. President Paul Conn made this announcement during a recent virtual faculty and ... (click for more)

Dr. Paul DeLaLuz was promoted to distinguished professor of chemistry by the Lee University board of directors. This title is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of Lee’s faculty. ... (click for more)

Seven Lee University students were selected by the Appalachian College Association as Colonel B. Ledford Scholars. The Colonel B. Ledford Scholarship offers financial assistance to eligible ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Williams Receives Lee’s Excellence In Teaching Award

Dr. Christine Williams has been selected as the recipient of Lee University’s 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award. President Paul Conn made this announcement during a recent virtual faculty and staff meeting. The Excellence Awards are the highest honors presented to Lee faculty members and recognize advising, scholarship and teaching. The Excellence in Teaching is the oldest ... (click for more)

Lee's DeLaLuz Awarded Rank Of Distinguished Professor

Dr. Paul DeLaLuz was promoted to distinguished professor of chemistry by the Lee University board of directors. This title is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a member of Lee’s faculty. Dr. DeLaLuz is one of only 10 professors in the university’s history to be awarded the title of distinguished professor. A 1993 alumnus of Lee, Dr. DeLaLuz returned to take his ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Adds 75 New Cases, Another Death To COVID Toll

Hamilton County Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes said Friday that Hamilton County has added 75 new coronavirus cases, with the number of cumulative cases being 3,255. She said there are 2,096 recovered cases, and 1,122 active COVID patients in the community. She reported another COVID death to the total. The 37 th death was a White non-Hispanic male between 61-70 ... (click for more)

Protest Leader Takes Down Sheriff's Flag In Front Of Jail, Burns It At Miller Park

A protest leader acknowledged in an Internet post that she took down the Sheriff's Department flag from in front of the County Jail and burned it at Miller Park. Marie Mott said she did so because "I got tired of seeing it flying knowing there are black, brown and poor white people in that jail while white people are allowed not to wear a mask when we have a virus that kills ... (click for more)

Opinion

Mandates Are A Bluff - And Response (13)

Via something called an "Executive Order," the facemask mandate will go into effect in Hamilton County on Friday until Sept. 8. This is an illegal executive order and carries no legal weight. Those issuing it know this, which is why Jim Coppinger was too cowardly to issue it himself, but passed off the dirty deed to Dr. Paul Hendricks, who is not even a duly elected representative ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Some time ago The Saturday Funnies started a “CLICK HERE” section at the end of the weekly jokes and stories. With today’s magnificent media, they are easily available and now I find a good half of the “Funnies” that arrive in our emails are videos. This week I received one video that I believe should be shared with everyone in times such as this. Because I am so gleeful over ... (click for more)