TDOE Launches Free Reading Resources For Tennessee Families

Monday, May 10, 2021
The Tennessee Department of Education is announcing the launch of free reading resources that will be made available statewide to parents of children in grades K-2, as part of the department’s Reading 360 initiative on Wednesday at 11 a.m. CT. at Dodson's Branch Elementary, 16221 Dodson Branch Hwy. in Cookeville.
 
At the announcement, Commissioner Penny Schwinn will provide highlights of the new at-home reading materials, why these resources are beneficial and how families can use them at home with their children.
 
Families, elected officials and community members are encouraged to watch the announcement via Facebook Live.


Cleveland State Awarded SERS And OER Grants

4 UTC Professors Selected For UT Alumni Association Faculty Awards

Girls In Engineering STEAM Camps At CSCC Going On This Week


Cleveland State Community College has received three new grants. The college was awarded two Student Engagement Retention and Success Grants and one Open Ed Resources and Digital Engagement Grant ... (click for more)

Four professors from UTC have been announced as 2021 Faculty Award winners by the UT Alumni Association. One is the only winner selected for the Alumni Distinguished Service Professor Award. ... (click for more)

The Girls in Engineering camp started this week on Cleveland State Community College’s campus. The camp explores a different engineering field each day: Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Cleveland State Awarded SERS And OER Grants

Cleveland State Community College has received three new grants. The college was awarded two Student Engagement Retention and Success Grants and one Open Ed Resources and Digital Engagement Grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents. In total, these three projects bring over $75,000 in new funding to the college. The first SERS grant awarded is for The Expansion and Diversification ... (click for more)

4 UTC Professors Selected For UT Alumni Association Faculty Awards

Four professors from UTC have been announced as 2021 Faculty Award winners by the UT Alumni Association. One is the only winner selected for the Alumni Distinguished Service Professor Award. Another is one of only two faculty members chosen in the Alumni Public Service Award. Two others were selected as Outstanding Teachers. All four professors are from the UTC College of ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Health Department No Longer Making Appointments For COVID-19 Vaccine; Gives Guidance For Lost Vaccination Record Cards And Upcoming Vaccination Schedule

The Hamilton County Health Department is no longer making appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals may drive up to the Tennessee Riverpark vaccination site during operating hours to receive their first or second dose of the vaccine. “We want to make this process as easy as possible so that we can eliminate barriers to getting vaccinated,” says Health Department Administrator ... (click for more)

Collegedale Police Save Overdose Victim

Collegedale police responded to the Integra Hills apartment complex on Thursday after receiving reports of an unconscious person. When they arrived at the residence, the officers discovered that the victim had overdosed on opiates. She wasn’t breathing and no pulse could be found. The officers immediately began CPR and administered NARCAN to the victim. Collegedale officers ... (click for more)

Opinion

Earl Freudenberg: My Dad Was The Definition Of What A Father Should Be

Charles Freudenberg was the definition of a dad. “What you saw was what he was.” Tthat’s the way I would best describe my father. Charles Freudenberg never tried to impress anyone. He always wore a white shirt, tie and hi top spit shined boots to work. When not working you’d usually see Dad in blue jeans with a white sweat shirt and hi top boots. Dad very rarely purchased new ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Mississippi’s Lee Sanderlin finished dead-last in his fantasy football pool with his buddies and, per the rules, had to spent 24 straight hours inside a neighborhood Waffle House to discipline his mind for the 2021 season. However, there was a proviso – for every waffle that Lee ate an hour would be deducted from the 24-hours at the restaurant. He ate two waffles when he got ... (click for more)