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Dr. Robert Pearigen Is New Leader At The University Of The South

  • 1/27/2023

Robert Wesley Pearigen, Ph.D., C’76, the president of Millsaps College "known for his commitment to academic excellence, community partnerships and diversity," and a former leader at the University of the South has been named the university’s 18th vice-chancellor and president. The Board of Trustees elected Dr. Pearigen unanimously on Friday following a national search that began in March 2022. Dr. Pearigen, who previously served Sewanee in several executive and academic positions, including leading university relations from 2005-2010 before assuming the Millsaps’ presidency, will take office as vice-chancellor on July 1, 2023. “It will be my great privilege and pleasure to serve ... (click for more)

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The Harry S. Truman Club donated $1,000 to Cleveland State Community College for the John and Charlotte Bivens Scholarship. Pictured, from left to right, are: David Cawood, Gloria Smiddy, Pam Edgemon, Mildred Sparkman, Steve Bivens, Lee McChesney - CSCC Director of Development, Joe Cate, Craig Bivens, Drew Robinson, Doug Pirkle, Carol Beck, Angie Sanford and Dave Dunstan.
The Harry S. Truman Club donated $1,000 to Cleveland State Community College for the John and Charlotte Bivens Scholarship. Pictured, from left to right, are: David Cawood, Gloria Smiddy, Pam Edgemon, Mildred Sparkman, Steve Bivens, Lee McChesney - CSCC Director of Development, Joe Cate, Craig Bivens, Drew Robinson, Doug Pirkle, Carol Beck, Angie Sanford and Dave Dunstan.

Harry S. Truman Club Donates To CSCC Scholarship In Honor Of Craig Bivens

  • 1/27/2023

The Harry S. Truman Club donated $1,000 to Cleveland State Community College for the John and Charlotte Bivens Scholarship. The donation is being given in honor of Craig Bivens for his 30 years of public service. Craig retired in 2000 after serving as city planner for the City of Cleveland for 24 years. Prior to being city planner, Mr. ... (click for more)

UTC's Lola Oke Awarded Charles B. Rangel Fellowship For Graduate Degree And U.S. Foreign Service Career

  • 1/27/2023

Senior Lola Oke, a political science major and Brock Scholar in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Honors College, has become the first UTC student to be awarded a Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship. Ms. Oke, who said, “I want to be a change-maker; I want to be a servant,” will begin an orientation at Howard University in Washington, ... (click for more)

CSCC To Hold High School Art Competition
  • 2/1/2023

Cleveland State Community College will host a high school art competition in conjunction with the annual Multicultural Fair this spring. The competition is open to all high school students, grades nine-12. The deadline for digital submissions is Feb. 15, and $500 in cash prizes will be awarded. Students may submit up to three entries in all media and subject matter for a juried exhibition. Students can enter their own artwork or be nominated by an art teacher. Digital submissions will ... more

Why Does America Continue To Tolerate These Elite Police Units? - And Response
  • 1/30/2023

The Memphis police involved in the killing of Tyre Nichols was an elite unit called "Scorpion." These elite units morph into nothing less than death squads, making up their own rules along the way. It was members of an elite Atlanta police drug task force that bursted into the home of 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston in 2006, killing her in a barrage of 39 bullets. Then they planted drugs inside her basement to make it appear she was a 92-year-old drug dealer, and that's the story Atlanta ... more

Dan Fleser: Vols Make It To #2
Dan Fleser: Vols Make It To #2
  • 1/30/2023

Tennessee ascended to No. 1 in men’s basketball twice last week. First, the Vols were tabbed as a No. 1 seed in the latest NCAA tournament projections by ESPN’s Joe Linardi. ... more

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