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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Guest Conductors

Four community leaders, Friberg, Carolyn Thompson, Jim Catanzaro and Jeff Styles all competed through fundraising efforts for the chance to lead the CSO musicians onstage at Home for the Holidays. Wilson said the four raised a total of $16,000 for the CSO.

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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Personnel Chief Burk Says Wacker Up To 200 Workers

Erika Burk says she was Wacker Polysilicon's first employee for its planned new $1.5 billion Tennessee plant.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Webb Leads Tigers Past Cougars

Chattanooga State coach Jay Price knew the Cleveland State men’s basketball team presented some challenges offensively for his tall, lanky Tigers. But his team’s size presented its share of problems for the Cougars.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Area Gets Grants To Boost College Access

Southeast Tennessee schools received nearly a quarter of a million dollars in federal grants to improve college access for graduating high school seniors.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Best Bets

First-year Professional Actor Training Program students perform scenes from American life at 7:30 p.m. today in C.C. Bond Humanities Building at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Free. 697-3246.

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Monday, December 12, 2011

STEM School To Be Placed At Chattanooga State Community College

A proposed high-tech Hamilton County high school could hold 300 students on the campus of Chattanooga State Community College.

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Report: Solar Fueling Growth In State

Tennessee's solar industry is heating up, but the lack of labor skills for some jobs could cool the sector, says a new report issued Thursday.

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Budget cuts threaten Tennessee And Georgia Pell Grants

Half a million students across the country and thousands in Tennessee and Georgia could lose their federal Pell grants for college if a proposal in Congress passes during the next few weeks of Washington budget talks.

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Marion Seeks More Funds To Build Community College

The Marion County Commission’s revitalized plan to build a Chattanooga State Community College satellite campus in Kimball...

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Christmas Productions Now Available To People With Hearing Impairments

Christmas, perhaps more than any other holiday, relies on senses.

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Thursday, December 08, 2011

Boss Of Business Learned Her Way In Trenches

Sharyn Moreland has helped open businesses for most of her life. Before starting her own training and consulting company, she spent seven years moving from town to town setting up franchises for a business services operation. So helping others grow their companies as director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center is an easy fit.

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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Chattanooga Based Radio Program “Tokyo Tower” Partners With Leading Japanese Broadcaster For Global Event

Tokyo Tower is hosted by Zippy and Shouyume every Wednesday night from 9-11 p.m. from the campus of Chattanooga State Technical Community College's campus radio station, The WAWL, in Chattanooga, TN.

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Monday, November 28, 2011

Miller Industries And Chattanooga State Develop Leadership Training Program

As the economy comes back after the Great Recession, Chattanooga State is seeing more companies again focus on training, said Ginger Duggan, a business development specialist for the college.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Dr. Darshana Morar Visits Chattanooga State Nov. 29

Dr. Darshana Morar, a microbiologist and research scientist, specializing in wildlife diagnostic and immunology, will speak at Chattanooga State Community College on Tuesday, Nov. 29.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Diversity Thanksgiving Celebrates Chattanooga’s Global Village

Diversity isn’t a common response when people are asked what they are most thankful for this time of year, but for some locals it’s enough to warrant its own Thanksgiving celebration.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

SBA Administrators Visit Small Business Development Center

Two officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration visited the Tennessee Small Business Development Center in Chattanooga for the purpose of meeting the new director, discussing the local TSBDC’s 2012 objectives, and touring the Economic Development Center.

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Tennessee Higher Education Commission Votes For Tuition Increase

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission voted Thursday to request a $28 million increase in state funding for public colleges and universities along with a tuition increase of 3 to 6 percent next fall for students attending the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga State and Cleveland State.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

THEC Approves Tuition Hikes At Chattanooga State, UTC

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission this afternoon approved tuition hikes of 3 to 6 percent next fall for students attending the UT-Chattanooga, Chattanooga State and Cleveland State.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Chattanooga State Media Club Holds Film Screening Nov. 15

The Media Club of Chattanooga State will screen several short films, including the premier of Zombie College on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 12-2 p.m. in the faculty/staff dining room.

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Thursday, November 10, 2011

'Suessical' Brings Dr. Suess To Life Nov. 11-13

Suessical' is family-friendly and entertaining for all ages.'

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Around The Region

Six Chattanooga State men’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Tigers opened their season Monday night with a 114-78 win over the Tennessee Temple junior varsity.

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Monday, November 07, 2011

Seussical: The Musical Presented At Chattanooga State

The Chattanooga State Theatre and Music Departments will present Seussical opening on Friday, November 11.

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Monday, November 07, 2011

Uninsured Receive Free Dental Care At Clinic

While the line formed outside, Dr. Ernie Oyler Jr., went over last minute instructions with the dental hygienists from Cleveland Dental Associates, the office of Dr. Maricela Rodriguez of Chattanooga, and student dental hygienists from Chattanooga State Community College.

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Monday, November 07, 2011

Chattanooga State Aims For Dual Nationals Again

Jay Price had one of those great problems to have last basketball season, coaching both of his Chattanooga State basketball teams to simultaneous national tournaments at separate Kansas locations.

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Friday, November 04, 2011

Snow In Asheville: Singer Angel Snow Plays Mo Daddy's

Snow hit the road after graduating from Chattanooga State with a degree in psychology, eventually landing in Nashville.

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Friday, November 04, 2011

This Week In The Arts

The Chattanooga State Music and Theatre Departments will present Seussical, a Broadway Musical based on the books of Dr. Seuss...

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Thursday, November 03, 2011

Hixson Principal Christine Couch Takes New Job At Chatt. State

Ms. Couch will become the Director of the Education Program at CSCC.

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Chatt State Concert Choir Performs

The Chattanooga State Concert Choir will present a masterworks concert, featuring Schubert's Mass No. 4 in C-Major, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The program also includes Schubert's Salve Regina in A-Major and Der Hirt auf dem Felsen.

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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Senior Analyst On Civil Rights Dr. Peter Minarik To Speak At Chattanooga State

Dr. Peter Minarik, southern regional director for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, will visit Chattanooga State on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Neil deGrasse Tyson Opens New Worlds At Chattanooga State

Guest Observation: I was snatched out of my bubble yesterday by an encounter with an astrophysicist named Neil deGrasse Tyson, when he took the Chattanooga State gymnasium by storm.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Chattanooga State Joins Community College Advisory Board At STEMtech Conference

College President James Catanzaro has announced that Chattanooga State Community College will join Corporate Voices for Working Families’ Community College Advisory Board to inform national-level business leaders on the needs of higher education institutions in order to successfully build strategic partnerships between the two sectors.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Astrophysicist Tyson Offers Cosmic Update

Rather than starting with a monologue full of scientific jargon Tuesday evening, noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Harness On The Hardwood, Brooms On The Basketball Cour

See sub section: Price Observes Practice...

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Monday, October 24, 2011

NJCAA Basketball Schedule

NJCAA announces the 2011-2012 basketball season for Chattanooga State...

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Area College Donations Hold Steady

And to buck the downward trend, Chattanooga State Community College focuses on targeting giving.

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

A Proposed Satellite Campus For Chattanooga State Could Soon Be A Reality

Chattanooga State could soon be coming to Marion County...

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Marion Eyes Training Center Campus Construction Set To Begin Next Year

Marion County is reinvigorating plans for a new college campus on 30 acres of farmland in Kimball...

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Study Shows College Bans Helps Curb Student Smoking

Smoke-free air policies on college campuses may reduce students' smoking rates, a recent study found.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Erlanger Establishes Nursing Chair Of Excellence At Chattanooga State

Holly Reeve, Chattanooga State Community College associate vice president for leadership and fund development, announced the establishment of a Nursing Chair of Excellence by Erlanger Health System.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Visits Chattanooga State In October

Internationally-acclaimed astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson will visit Chattanooga State Community College on Tuesday, October 25.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Shippers Ill Prepared To Handle Boom

A partnership with Chattanooga State Community College allows students to train for 12 weeks, and virtually guarantees them a job on graduation, said Claude Ramsey, deputy governor of Tennessee.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

27,000 Students Find Middle Tennessee State University Right Fit

This year, Middle Tennessee and Chattanooga State Community College signed a dual-admission agreement, in which the schools share a curriculum plan for students who want to complete an associate degree in the community college before getting their bachelor's in Murfreesboro, making it easier for students who want to transfer.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Another Tuition Increase Likely In UT System

State budgets are precarious nationwide and tuition increases are likely in many states, said Thomas Harnisch, policy analyst with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

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Monday, October 10, 2011

Trucking Industry Faces Challenges, Provides Opportunities

The trucking industry is in a “tough position,” but with challenges come opportunities, leaders said.

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Friday, October 07, 2011

Chattanooga State Hosts NCATC Fall Conference

Chattanooga State Community College and the Tennessee Technology Center at Chattanooga State are hosting the fall conference of the National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers Oct. 5-7.

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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Wacker Lays Plant Foundations In Bradley County

CHARLESTON, Tenn. -- Builders of Bradley County's Wacker plant have hit a new milestone as they've started foundation work for some of the $1.5 billion factory's buildings.

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Friday, September 30, 2011

Hamilton County Moves On STEM School

Hamilton County will move forward with the grant application to open a new science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, school. But school board members caution that more details need to be ironed out before committing to the project.

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Wacker Seeking To Fill 60 Key Slots

Wacker Polysilicon North America wants to fill about 60 more lead operator and supervisory posts in chemical and technical manufacturing areas for its Charleston, Tenn., plant.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Race for the Cure Highlights

After two days of successful softball Beth Keylon-Randolph's Chattanooga State Tigers grouped as a team and supported breast cancer awareness/cure by entering the Race for the Cure' in Chattanooga TN on September 25.'

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Friends Confront Truth In

What do you really know about your closest friends? Perhaps not as much as you think.

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Monday, September 19, 2011

Amazon.com Offers Jobs To 1,500 In Chattanooga And Bradley County

Internet retailer Amazon, fast-tracking the ramp-up of new distribution centers in Hamilton and Bradley counties, has offered jobs to about 1,500 people so far.

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Friday, September 16, 2011

This Week In The Arts

Destiny Theatre Company's season opener Long Time Since Yesterday will be performed Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. at Chattanooga State Community College. For more information, call 242-5156 or visit www.destinyentertainment.org.

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Chattanooga State Offers Wine Tasting Class

The Continuing Education Department at Chattanooga State Community College will offer a series of ten wine tasting classes from September through December for wine lovers who wish to increase their knowledge of wine.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Wacker Offering Students Employment Opportunities

Wacker is offering students enrolled in the Wacker Institute at Chattanooga State Community College the opportunity to interview for a job.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Wacker Polysilicon Commits To Employment Offer & Recruitment Bonus For Students

Wacker Polysilicon North America LLC announced on Thursday the company will extend to students enrolled at the Wacker Institute the opportunity to interview for a conditional job offer. The Wacker Institute is located at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Warehouse Transforming Into Wacker Institute

Wacker Institute, a facility at Chattanooga State Community College

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Friday, September 09, 2011

Wacker Offering Students Employment Opportunities

Wacker is offering students enrolled in the Wacker Institute at Chattanooga State Community College the opportunity to interview for a job.

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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Erlanger And Chattanooga State Host “A Slight Discomfort”

Erlanger Health System and Chattanooga State Community College announced the presentation of “A Slight Discomfort,” a man’s journey through prostate cancer, at C.C. Bond Humanities Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 8, beginning at 7 p.m.

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Building Showcases Chatt State Baseball, Softball

Chattanooga State already had pre-eminent baseball and softball programs in place. Now the school has an athletic facility to match.

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

College Classes Fill, Driven By Job Market

The first time Matt Roberson applied for Chattanooga State’s registered nursing program in 2009, he wasn’t surprised he got a rejection letter because he knew how competitive the program was.

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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Destiny Theatre Presents

Destiny Theatre Company and Co-Producer New African Grove Theatre Company in Atlanta, in association with the Theatre Department at Chattanooga State Community College, presents the classic drama “Long Time Since Yesterday” a smash hit stage play by P.J. Gibson and directed by Keith Franklin.

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Thursday, September 01, 2011

AT&T Donates $130,000 To Tenn. Community Colleges

AT&T today announced a $10,000 contribution to Chattanooga State Community College to support students enrolled in the new accelerated pathways technical certificate and degree programs in Tennessee community colleges.

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Friday, August 26, 2011

TTU And Chattanooga State Host Area Partners

Faculty and administrators representing the Tennessee Technological University’s 2+2 onsite program in early education hosted an orientation/reception for residents, area school-based partners and administrators.

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Friday, August 26, 2011

Movie Likely Shooting At Baylor School In Fall Helps Put City On The Map

Lights, camera, Chattanooga. When news broke last week that a major motion picture, “Will To Succeed,” starring Helen Hunt, will be shot in Chattanooga this fall, local filmmakers and enthusiasts were pleased. “This is a very, very exciting time for film in Chattanooga,” said Missy Crutchfield, director of Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Film Commission.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Mentors Guide Freshman At Chattanooga State

Less than a week away from her first day of college, Megan Collyer has already made a solid dent in her to-do list -- and in her stress level. She's prepared to navigate the manic parking situation at Chattanooga State Community College. She's mastered her school email account. And she doesn't have to worry anymore about getting a college ID. But 19-year-old Collyer is most relieved about making new friends in Chattanooga State's incoming freshman class.

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Jennison Named Dean At Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State Community College has named Barry P. Jennison as dean of the Business and Information Technologies Division.

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Monday, August 22, 2011

County Mayor Coppinger To Speak To TTC Graduates At Chattanooga State

County Mayor Jim Coppinger will address the 2011 graduating class of the Tennessee Technology Center (TTC) at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Bryan College Adult Degree Completion Orientation - Chattanooga State

Thursday, Aug 25 6:00p at Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, TN

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Wacker To Hire Next 60 Supervisors

Anyone who has a profile on file for employment at Wacker Polysilicon North America needs to visit the company website to express interest in the second wave of lead chemical operators and lead technical operators.

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Center Trains Underemployed People In Green Jobs

* What: Free training in environmentally friendly jobs for the unemployed and underemployed

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Person To Watch: Sherry Landrum Teaches A New Generation Of Actors

Sherry Landrum has been teaching acting and improvisation techniques almost as long as she has been practicing the crafts herself.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Chattanooga State Piloting National Effort To Improve Math Learning

Chattanooga State Community College is leading a national project to increase student success in developmental math courses with help from a grant.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Chattanooga State Hosts Wacker Pilot Plant

A miniature version of Wacker's planned production plant is going up at Chattanooga State Community College as the company powers up hiring and training for its Bradley County factory.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

UTC Has Degree In Construction Management Program

A partnership with the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science, Chattanooga State Community College, Cleveland State Community College, and the Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee announced the establishment of the new degree program, which began in fall 2008.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Wacker Chemie Continues Hiring For 650 Person Workforce Manufacturer Partners With Chattanooga State To Train Employees

In June, the unemployment rate in Chattanooga was at 9.1 percent, but officials with Wacker Chemie want area residents to know that the company is currently working to fill 650 positions.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

UTC Offers Information On Construction Program

The construction industry has taken a hit during the economic recession, but that hasn't lessened the demand for UTC's construction management program.

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Monday, August 15, 2011

Downtown Council Explores Chattanooga State’s Impact On Local Business

The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce’s Downtown Council will discuss Chattanooga State’s impact on local business at its monthly meeting on Thursday.

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Monday, August 08, 2011

TVA Partners With Chattanooga State To Increase Non-Destructive Testing Workforce

Ten years ago Mike Turnbow with TVA looked at an aging workforce and knew that eventually — without a system to train new employees — there wouldn’t be enough qualified people to perform inspections at nuclear power plants.

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Monday, August 01, 2011

Chattanooga State To Offer Housing Through Private Venture

Whether Chattanooga State Community College will be the first community college in Tennessee to have dorms sort of depends on semantics, said the college's president.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

TVA Supports Degree Program At Chattanooga State

The Tennessee Valley Authority, in cooperation with Chattanooga State Community College and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, has developed an associate degree program in non-destructive testing that will graduate students and provide them the opportunity for national certification making them ready to perform inspections and testing for multiple industries including TVA's nuclear power plants.

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wacker CEO Says Plant May Open Ahead Of Schedule

Wacker Chemical's chief executive said Monday the company's solar plant near Charleston, Tenn., could turn out bigger and come on line faster than originally planned.

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Rhea County, Dayton Try To Settle Who Pays Welding School Costs

After confusion over which entity is responsible for bill payments on Rhea County’s new welding school, the County Commission is expected to consider a memorandum of understanding in the matter at its August workshop.

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Over 4,300 Apply For First 60 Wacker Jobs

Wacker Chemical Corp. officials said today the company that’s building a $1.5 billion solar plant in Bradley County, Tenn., received over 4,300 applications for its first 60 jobs.

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Industry On The Move In Bradley County

Olin Chlor Alkali launches construction of its $160 million facility in Bradley County today in an 11 a.m. ceremony at the Hiwassee River. Work is progressing on Whirlpool Corp.'s new Cleveland plant, which remains on schedule to begin operation early in 2012.

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

First Wacker Polysilicon Employees Begin Training

Wacker Polysilicon’s first wave of hires and applicants begin training on their first official day of employment next Monday.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

College News, Walker And Catoosa Counties, July 2011

Chattanooga State Community College announces 25 Catoosa County residents graduated from the college at the conclusion of the spring semester 2011.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Chattanooga State Celebrates Golf Green

Chattanooga State Community College’s Landscape and Turf Management program will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new golf green at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Commissioner Warren Mackey To Host VW And Other Jobs Update Forum Tuesday

Commissioner Warren Mackey will host a forum on jobs at VW and other local facilities.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Chattanooga State Hosts Family Fish Fry July 16

Chattanooga State Community College is planning to host the 2nd Annual Family Fish Fry in July on Saturday, July 16. Beginning at 11 a.m., the event provides an informal and relaxing setting through which the community can interact with college personnel relative to completing admissions applications and registering for fall classes.

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Wacker Gains Prominence At Chatt State

Terry Coffelt, a carpenter at Chattanooga State Community College, adjusts the letters for the Wacker Institute that just opened at the college

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Chattanooga State Ending Free CARTA Rides, Students Pick Up Tab

Students at Chattanooga State Community College want to make sure their classmates have a ride when the semester starts.

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

She Never Said 'I Can't'

Pregnant at 14, valedictorian at 17, local teen mom put herself through college and law school.

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Free Carta Rides In Jeopardy At Chatt State

Free Carta services are in jeopardy at Chattanooga State Community College off Amnicola Highway

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Northwest Georgia Bank Promotes Williams, Hires Hood

Mr. Hood most recently worked as manager of the SunTrust Bank branch inside Wal-Mart in Fort Oglethorpe.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Community College Tuition Rises As Family Income Falls

Cheaper tuition, a hallmark of community colleges, could be a thing of the past in Tennessee as the state continues to trim higher education funding and push the costs onto students, according to a new national report.

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Monday, June 27, 2011

Chattanooga State Tuition To Increase 9.5 Percent

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has approved tuition hikes of between 8 and 11 percent, with the actual increase for each student depending on how many credit hours that student is taking.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Haslam ‘Probably’ To Back Tuition Hikes

He isn’t happy about it, but Gov. Bill Haslam says he likely will back double-digit tuition increases that University of Tennessee trustees are voting on today and Tennessee Board of Regents will consider Friday.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Chattanooga State Has HITECH Workforce Program

Chattanooga State Community College has been chosen to be part of a College Consortium created by the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to educate health and technology professionals in the implementation of the Electronic Health Record.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wacker Offering Bonus To Recruits Who Graduate

Wacker Polysilicon North America has just sweetened the deal for students attending its specialized degree program at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Sports Calendar

Chattanooga State youth camp: June 20-23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; ages 8-12; $75. Call coach Greg

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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Chattanooga State Extends Hours June 23

Chattanooga State Community College will extend the operating hours of the Student Center on Thursday, June 23, providing an opportunity for the community to receive services related to applying for admission and registering for fall classes.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Three-Way Partnership Brightens Employees Future At Volkswagen Chattanooga

Tennessee Tech University, Volkswagen Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Community College have partnered to provide education, training and job placement efforts that will align with the unique needs of Volkswagen, their tier-one parts providers and the growing manufacturing industry in the state.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

VW Partners With Schools

Volkswagen announced a new partnership with Chattanooga State Community College and Tennessee Technological University.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Chattanooga State Hall Of Fame Honors Three

For the north Alabama, all-everything country kid who went from the sand lots of Sand Mountain to center stage at Fenway Park, to the home run-hitting queen of community softball to the tough California girl who was the key to the trip to March Madness and the juco Final Four.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

TTU, VW And Chattanooga State Partner To Offer Degree, Support Industry

Tennessee Tech University, Volkswagen Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Community College have partnered to provide education, training and job placement efforts that will align with the unique needs of Volkswagen, their tier-one parts providers and the growing manufacturing industry in the state.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Regents Set Tuition Hikes For Chattanooga State, Cleveland State

Students at Chattanooga State and Cleveland State will likely see tuition soar another 9.3 percent to 11.8 percent this fall under recommendations approved Monday by the Tennessee Board of Regents’ Finance Committee.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Etowah Product Merkling Taken In 44th Round

Merkling just completed his sophomore season as a standout pitcher for Chattanooga State Community College, where he led the Tigers with an 11-1 record and a team-high 85 1/3 innings pitched in 17 appearances.

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Educational Opportunity Center Offers Help With College

Malinda Riley had two children to support and was out of work in 2006. As a last resort, she sought the free college services of The Educational Opportunity Center. Five years later, she not only has a one year certificate, but is two semesters away from receiving her AAS at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Tennessee College Students Face Higher Than Expected Tuition Hikes

College tuition could rise this fall by 9.5 percent or even higher for students at Chattanooga State, Cleveland State and other Tennessee Board of Regents colleges and universities, authorities said Wednesday.

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

VW, Tenn. Tech & CSCC Create Specific Degree

It's been three years since Volkswagen broke ground. On Wednesday, the German automaker announced a new degree program through its Volkswagen Academy. It's a program that works hand in hand with Chattanooga State Community College, and Tennessee Tech.

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Chattanooga State, Tennessee Tech To Offer Bachelor’s Degree At VW Academy

Volkswagen today agreed to partner with Chattanooga State Community College and Tennessee Tech University to create a new 4-year degree program.

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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Chatt State To Teach Classes At Volkswagen

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations, Chattanooga State Community College and Tennessee Technological University will announce the creation of a new 2+2 partnership between the two educational institutions leading to a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology.

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Monday, June 06, 2011

Plaza Comunitaria Graduation

Aura Simon, center, a participant in Chattanooga State’s Plaza Comunitaria program, feeds her son Steven Garcia while her daughter Hazel Garcia watches Sunday at Warner Park. Dozens of people attended a graduation and recognition ceremony for the program that serves primarily Hispanic adults completing their GED, English as a second language or other courses.

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

County Commissioners Honor ChattState Marketing

Chattanooga State Community College’s marketing department was honored by the Hamilton County Commission “for outstanding achievement during the Paragon Awards Banquet at the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) annual conference in Philadelphia in March.

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Dalton Hosts Manufacturing Summit

On May 19, 2011, Dalton, Georgia hosted the 2011 Manufacturing Summit at the Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Building Commission Gives Go Ahead On Wacker Training Facility

Faced with a looming deadline, State Building Commission members on Monday gave the OK for Chattanooga State Community College to begin work on a training center for employees of the new Wacker Chemical plant in Bradley County.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Industry Insists Schools Keep Up

Workers who lack the technical ability to understand and operate computers will be excluded from the manufacturing work force of the near future, according to a report by the Brookings Institution.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Chattanooga Business Calendar

Mini Computer Workshops for Busy People—An introduction to tracking at 2 p.m. Saturday at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway Attendees will learn valuable tools to manage their investment portfolios. $39. Registration and fee are required by May 26. Call 69-3100 for more information and to register.

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Rhea Welding School Opens For Training

Nearly 20 students will begin learning welding todayThursday, May 19 in Dayton when the local welding school opens for business. Mike Ricketts, dean of the Technology Center at Chattanooga State Community College’s Dayton campus, smiled as he called the school a “labor of love” at last week’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sports Calendar

Chattanooga State youth camps: June 6-9 & 20-23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; ages 8-12; $75. Call coach Greg Dennis at 697-2418 or Joe Wingate at 298-8484.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tigers Top Player, Pitcher In TCCAA

Chattanooga State shortstop Dylan Coleman from McMinn Central was voted the baseball player of the year in the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association for 2011, and Tigers teammate Patrick Merkling from Woodstock, Ga., was the pitcher of the year.

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Monday, May 16, 2011

Outdoor Chattanooga News And Events

We’re having a heat wave, so let’s all get on the water! Catch the star « to see new events and activities.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Chattanooga State Stunned In Regional

Volunteer State stunned nationally 10th-ranked Chattanooga State with two defeats Wednesday afternoon in the finals of the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII softball tournament and denied the Lady Tigers a repeat trip to the national tournament in St. George, Utah.

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Fun And games Chattanooga State Student Activities Rocket Upward Under Directo

With a pen tucked behind his right ear and a backpack slung across his shoulder, Justin Booker looks more like a student than the director of student life at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Tennessee American Water And Chattanooga State Team Up For The Fifth Annual Elementary Science And Math Olympiad

Tennessee American Water will again sponsor the Elementary Science and Math Olympiad for the fifth year. The event is hosted by Chattanooga State Community College on Wednesday, May 11. This event will offer area third, fourth and fifth grade students an opportunity to learn math and science by using hands-on fun experiments.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Cougars, Chatt State Teams Win

Chattanooga State’s topseeded softball team and second-seeded baseball team both won Monday in the TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII tournaments at Volunteer State, and the sixthseeded Cleveland State baseball team joined them by upsetting the third-seeded hosts 6-0.

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Monday, May 09, 2011

Workers Train Outside U.S.

For many of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga workers, greetings such as “hola” and “guten tag” are just part of the job. As VW’s work force has learned how to make cars at the new Tennessee plant, many have had to learn the rudiments of or bone up on Spanish and German as they’ve traveled to some of the automaker’s factories outside the United States to train.

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Friday, May 06, 2011

Chatt State Fills Truck For Storm Victims

The folks at Chattanooga State spent Wednesday packing a semi truck full of supplies. They know so many people-- even some of their own-- are hurting.

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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Cleveland: Profiles Of Six Outstanding High School Students

Last month, I met with six outstanding high school seniors to discuss their experiences in Hamilton County’s halls of learning. The six are representative of many students who quietly go about the business of acquiring a superior education here.

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Thursday, May 05, 2011

Claude Ramsey To Speak At Chattanooga State Commencement

Claude Ramsey, deputy to the governor and chief of staff for Governor Bill Haslam, will address Chattanooga State Community College graduates at Commencement on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Memorial Auditorium.

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Friday, April 29, 2011

'All The World's A Stage' Performing Arts Festival And Fundraiser

Price: Admission is Free!!! Phone: (423) 697-3113 Age Suitability: All Ages Tags: theater, festival, fundraiser, performing arts, kid friendly, family friendly, free admission

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Chattanooga State Baseball Becoming A National Power

A little recruiting luck is usually needed for junior college programs to compete on the national level. But after stringing together several successful seasons, luck is becoming less of a factor for Chattanooga State.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tennessee Community Colleges Seeing Growth

State leaders’ plans to push community colleges into a more prominent role in Tennessee higher education is working, according to a recent study released by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

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Monday, April 25, 2011

A Tall Order State Needs To Double College Graduation Rates

This time last year, the higher education community in Tennessee was in full swing developing plans for implementing the Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010, the landmark reform legislation aimed at increasing the number of individuals in our state with a post-secondary credential.

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Volkswagen Awarded Silver Star Of Excellence Award

Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations recently received the Silver Star of Excellence Award from the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Volkswagen Chattanooga was also inducted into the NTHS Hall of Fame for Educational Excellence.

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Chattanooga State Hosts Middle College High School Open House

Chattanooga State Community College invites the community to an open house for Middle College High School on Thursday, April 28. Beginning at 6 p.m., the preview introduces interested parents and students to the benefits gained and the curricula offered through the Middle College High School program.

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Signing For The Future

During an historic signing, Wacker Chemical Corporation President and CEO Dr. Ingomar Kovar sealed the deal on the highly anticipated Wacker Institute, a comprehensive training ground that will prepare employees for their on-site roles once the new Wacker Polysilicon North America plant is built and operating in north Bradley County.

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Participants Sought For VW Training Program

Volkswagen is running up against a rallying economy and new entries to the Chattanooga area such as Amazon and Wacker as it searches for quality applicants to a hightech apprenticeship program.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tigers Star Jurick Now A Cowboy

In the end, the combination of comfort level and the possibility of early playing time proved to be the deciding facor for Phillip Jurick. After narrowing his choices of where he would continue his college basketball career from dozens to three, Jurick signed Monday with Oklahoma State. The 6-foot-11 former East Ridge standout whose recruiting star soared in two years at Chattanooga State, chose the Cowboys over West Virginia and Southern Mississippi.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Senators Edge Tigers

The Chattanooga State baseball team has been adept at taking what it wanted, but visiting Walters State turned the tables Monday as the host Tigers gave more than they got.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Chattanooga State, MTSU Sign Dual-Admission Agreement

Chattanooga State Community College students will find it easier to pursue bachelor’s degrees at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro under an agreement reached this week by the leaders of both institutions.

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

NJCAA Division I, II, & III Baseball Ranking & Players Of The Week

NJCAA Headquarters in Colorado Springs has released the fourth NJCAA / Perfect Game USA Division I baseball rankings of the 2011 season. Salt Lake Community College (Utah) owns the top ranking for the second straight poll, followed by Chattanooga State Community College (Tenn.), Santa Fe College (Fla.), Grayson County College (Texas) and Northwest Florida State College.

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Cooper: What’s One More Instrument?

Brooks was a classroom teacher for a number of years at Missionary Ridge Elementary and also had stints as assistant principal at Barger Elementary and as a Hamilton County Schools supervisor. She retired in 1998. From 1999 through 2009, she taught foundations of education to students who wanted to be teachers at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Monday, April 11, 2011

The Flomenhaft Gallery In New York Presents 'John Henry: Poetic Builder'

'John Henry: Poetic Builder' opens at the Flomenhaft Gallery on April 28th 2011, with an opening Reception between 6 and 8 pm that day. The Flomenhaft Gallery is proud to exhibit the sculpture of John Henry, known world-wide for his boldly distinctive art.

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Tigers: Tale Of Success

When they boarded the bus Thursday for Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis, Chattanooga State’s baseball Tigers had an unbeaten pitcher, one of the nation’s RBI leaders and a No. 2 national ranking.

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Chattanooga State Hosts International Festival Wednesday

Chattanooga State will host the 2nd Annual International Festival: Around the World in One Day on Wednesday. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. in the college amphitheater, which is located on the Chattanooga State main campus at 4501 Amnicola Highway. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Columbia St. To Host Key Conference Games

The Lady Chargers softball team will play a pair of doubleheaders starting with a 5 p.m. Friday meeting with national power Chattanooga State and concluding with Saturday’s 1 p.m. clash with Cleveland State.

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Storytellers Connect Across Generations, Gender & Culture

In a first for the City of Chattanooga, the celebration of Women’s History Month included a storytelling performance. It was a packed house at Chattanooga State Community College for the multicultural storytelling event. Sponsored by the Women’s Council on Diversity, a division of the American Diversity Report, the ‘W.O.W. – Welcome Outstanding Women’ attracted an unusual cross section of the community.

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Friday, April 08, 2011

Adult Education Options At Chattanooga State Community College

Whether you want to earn credits towards a degree or take some courses to develop some personal skills through continuing education, there are numerous options at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Friday, April 08, 2011

John Henry Opens At Flomenhaft Gallery 4/28-6/18

The Flomenhaft Gallery is proud to exhibit the sculpture of John Henry, known world-wide for his boldly distinctive art. Since the 1960's Henry's sculpture, both monumental and tabletop-size, has been defined by a minimalist and constructivist style, an incisive attitude toward composition united with an unerring harmony and grace.

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

Lady Pioneers Split In Pair Of Thrillers

The Volunteer State Community College softball squad had both games of its Saturday-afternoon doubleheader against second-ranked Chattanooga State come down to the final inning.

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

Curtis Hurls Pioneers To Lone Win In Series

Behind the complete-game effort of Zac Curtis, the Volunteer State Community College baseball team managed to salvage one win against second-ranked Chattanooga State last weekend, capturing a 4-3 victory in the series finale at the Tim Garrett Baseball Complex.

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Two Chattanooga State Community College Nursing Students Receive Scholarship Awards

Chattanooga State has the distinction this year of having two of its nursing students honored with scholarships from both the National Student Nurses Association Foundation and the Tennessee Nurses Foundation.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Around The Region

No. 2-ranked Chattanooga State swept a TJCCAA doubleheader against Cleveland State on Sunday afternoon winning the first game 4-1 and taking an 8-0 win in the late game.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Worker Skills Honed : Corporate Certification Program For Students Seen Benefiting Area

The local group will work with Chattanooga State Community College to set up the system as the statewide standard for manufacturing education.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Walk4Hearing Set May 14

The third annual Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Walk4Hearing is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, beginning at 10 a.m. at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Corporate Certification Program For Students Seen Benefiting Area

Saying the Dynamo of Dixie is back, Chattanooga business and political leaders Friday agreed to launch an education initiative to hone work force skills needed by manufacturers in the city and state. Tim Spires, Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association president, said the system will certify certain worker skills and will attract more industry to the area.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

SGA Senator Finalist For TBR

Mosley gained the most ballots for the university nomination. Antonio Hines, president of the SGA at Chattanooga State Community College, and Lee Gatts, treasurer of the SGA at Tennessee Tech University, received the other two nominations.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Chattanooga Area Business Calendar

• Mini Computer Workshops for Busy People from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Attendees will learn the basics of using a computer to conduct business. The $39 event is sponsored by the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Call 697-3100 for more information and to register.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Colleges Reflect National Crime Statistics

Crime is down overall at Tennessee colleges, but the number of violent crimes has swelled, according to an annual college crime report released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Chattanooga State’s Marketing Department Receives National Recognition

The Marketing Department at Chattanooga State Community College was recently recognized for outstanding achievement during the Paragon Awards Banquet at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) annual conference in Philadelphia, PA.

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Friday, April 01, 2011

Bradley Strength Attracted Industry

WACKER is currently actively looking to hire its first 70 lead chemical operators, and eventually lab technicians, mechanical and electrical personnel, and mechatronics experts, through various sources, including online and through Chattanooga State Community College.

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Wacker’s Gratifying Partnership

Decisions by Volkswagen, Alstom, Wacker and Amazon to build plants in Chattanooga and the surrounding area are bringing significant change to the region. It’s already evident. The companies have hired many workers and will add more. Construction continues on facilities for the big companies as well as the smaller enterprises that will provide supplies and services to them. New partnerships to help prepare area residents for the contemporary workplace have formed as well. The Wacker Institute, a joint project of the company and Chattanooga State Community College, is the latest example of that useful phenomenon.

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mini Computer Workshops For Busy People - Introduction To Word

Mini Computer Workshops for Busy People - Introduction to Word Monday, April 18, 2011 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Friday, March 25, 2011

This Week In The Arts

The Chattanooga State Music and Theatre Departments present the Broadway musical Little Women Friday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Chattanooga State Humanities Theatre. For more information, call 697-3246.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

WACKER Institute Established

CHATTANOOGA — WACKER and Chattanooga State Community College sealed their agreement Monday to work together to provide qualified and well-trained employees for the local Wacker Polysilicon North America plant being built by the Munich-based company in north Bradley County.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Chattanooga State Revs Up Wacker Institute

A $5 million project is under way at Chattanooga State Community College to prepare the future work force of Wacker Polysilicon North America, company and school officials said. “Wacker is investing $1.4 billion in a new plant and ... they have to have a very sophisticated work force on board, ready, trained and fully functional from Day One and that’s 2013,” Chattanooga State President James Catanzaro said Monday during a news conference at the school.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Chattanooga State And Wacker Officials Team Up For Wacker Institute

Officials with Chattanooga State officially signed-on as part of the upcoming Wacker Institute Monday morning. The Wacker Institute is part of the Engineering Technology Division at the college.

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Chattanooga State, Wacker Create New Institute

Chattanooga State Community College and Wacker Polysilicon North America, LLC announced the creation of the Wacker Institute Monday morning. The Wacker Institute at Chattanooga State was designed to ensure that qualified applicants will be prepared and ready to fill more than 600 production and professional positions at the plant opening in Bradley County in 2013.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

Chatt State Exits From Nationals

SALINA, Kan. — The Chattanooga State women’s basketball team ended its season Thursday with a 77-43 loss to Georgia Perimeter in the NJCAA Division I national tournament. That was after the Lady Tigers (22-8) fell Wednesday to ninth-ranked State Fair (Mo.), 66-50. “We struggled the whole day,” said Chattanooga State coach Jay Price, whose men’s team sustained two very close losses Tuesday and Wednesday in its national tournament at Hutchinson, Kan.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Job Fair Draws Local Employers’ Interest

CHATTANOOGA — For more than 20 years, Chattanooga State Community College has held a career fair, and hundreds of job seekers were in attendance for the 2011 event Wednesday.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Line Of Applicants Eye Wacker At Fair

Hundreds of job hopefuls crowded through the door at the Chattanooga State Career Fair to shake the hand of Jeff Zierenberg, manager of human resources and training for Wacker Chemical Corp.

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Game Plan: One Coach, Two Teams

(SALINA,Kan.) — It’s one of the more unusual coaching situations in the history of junior college basketball. One coach, one school with two different teams to guide through the season…this is the situation a Chattanooga State.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Chatt State Men Lose In Tourney

Foul trouble quickly limited Chattanooga State in the first game it ever played in the NJCAA Division I men’s basketball national tournament, but the Tigers fought third-ranked Midland College to the end before falling 75-71 Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kan.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Chattanooga State Men's Basketball Team Trails 35-34 At Halftime

The Chattanooga State mens basketball team heads to halftime down 35-34 against the No. 3 junior college team in the country, Midland College Chaparrals.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Public Education Foundation Received Money For SOAR

The Public Education Foundation announced that it received $1 million from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for SOAR - Student Opportunities, Access and Retention.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Plenty Of Recruiting Options For Men's Basketball

The Iowa coaches also are recruiting several front-line players, both in high school and in junior college. A new name being mentioned is 6-11, 265-pound Philip Jurick, who attends Chattanooga Community College in Tennessee. Jurick originally signed with Tennessee and now has schools like West Virginia, Cincinnati, Georgia and Oklahoma recruiting him.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Chattanooga State Men Clipped In National Tourney Debut

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (WRCB) -- Chattanooga State's first-ever visit to the national stage resulted in heart-break Tuesday morning.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Chattanooga State Men Fall In Opener

HUTCHINSON, Kan. -- Number three seed Midland (Tex.) College rallied from four points down in the final three minutes to defeat No. 14 seed Chattanooga State, 75-71, in the first game of the NJCAA men's national basketball tournnament here Tuesday afternoon.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

College Basketball: Midland College Prepares For NJCAA Tournament

Chattanooga State (24-5) won the Region 7 tournament on March 6, defeating Motlow State Community College in the finals, 83-73.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Welch, Manning Spur Lady Tigers

Chattanooga State has former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men’s assistant coach Gerald White to thank for its best women’s basketball player, but April Woodard is far from the Lady Tigers’ only standout.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Tigers, Cougars Split Two

The Chattanooga State baseball team opened its weekend TCCAA series against visiting Cleveland State with a 12-2 win Saturday, but the Cougars rebounded for a split with an 8-4 win. The teams play again today at 1 p.m.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Sharrocks Give Back

Cindy Sharrock attended the Walk 4 Hearing kick off event Saturday. The fundraiser held at Chattanooga State Community College supports hearing loss services.

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Men's Basketball: Phillip Jurick

The Mountaineers have already received a commitment from one JUCO player in forward Dominique Rutledge from Western Texas Community College, and Bob Huggins is after another big player in center Phillip Jurick from Chattanooga State Community College.

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tanner Grad Named Tournament MVP For Chattanooga State College

For several years, Latraius Mosley wowed crowds at Tanner High School and around Limestone County with his athletic ability on the hardwood.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Wacker Chemie Hires 8 Engineers

Wacker Chemie has hired eight engineers and extended offers for procurement and logistics managers as the company’s staffing efforts continue moving full-steam ahead.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

College Softball: Former Shaw Player Aldridg Has Standout Weekend At Tournament

Former Shaw softball player Misha Aldridge had a standout weekend at the NFCA Junior College Leadoff Classic in Panama City Beach, Fla., earning the tournament's Most Valuable Pitcher honors and leading Chattanooga State Community College to a runner-up finish.

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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Price Doubles In Titles Two Tigers Teams Heading To Kansas

Jay Price told Allan Houston last week that he would like to attend the jersey-retirement ceremony for his former Tennessee backcourt mate Sunday in Knoxville — but he hoped he wouldn’t be able to. Indeed, Price’s two Chattanooga State basketball teams played Sunday in Dyersburg for NJCAA Region VII championships, and both won. Price and Houston congratulated each other by phone Sunday night.

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Chattanooga State Women, Men Win NJCAA Region VII Tournament

While all local college teams where eliminated from their tournaments. two Chattanooga State Tiger teams slipped under the radar and won the NJCAA Region VII Tournament. This is the equal to winning the SEC for a community college.

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Chatt State Has Dual Finals Spots

Chattanooga State coach Jay Price has a chance today to get both of the school’s basketball teams to Kansas for national tournaments. His top-seeded Lady Tigers beat Cleveland State 72-56 and his Tigers defeated Columbia State 82-72 in NJCAA Region VII tournament semifinals Saturday at Dyersburg State.

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Monday, March 07, 2011

Chattanooga State Ousts Walters State

The Walters State women's basketball team struggled through a 9-of-31 second-half shooting performance and lost 57-55 to Chattanooga State on Sunday in the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association tournament in Dyersburg.

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Monday, March 07, 2011

TCC Softball Falls To Chattanooga State At NFCA Leadoff Classic

Chattanooga State broke a 2-all tie, pushing across two runs in the bottom of the fifth, which proved to be the game-winning runs.

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Monday, March 07, 2011

GPC's Ezell Dominates Wallace State-Hanceville Event With 50 Strikeouts

Ezell pitched three complete-game one-hit shutouts, plowing through Northern Oklahoma College, No. 9 Chattanooga State Community College and No. 18 Seminole State College.

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Friday, March 04, 2011

SOAR Bridges Gap For College Hopefuls

With a $1 million grant from the state, the Public Education Foundation is launching a college mentor program for struggling high school students, officials announced Thursday.

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Conference Tourney Time For Colleges

Several local basketball products will begin postseason tournament action with their college or university over the weekend.

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Chattanooga State Baseball Ranked Fifth In The Nation

Chattanooga State baseball is ranked fifth in the nation after getting off to a 14-1 start.

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

UTC Tied For 2nd In Women’s Golf

The TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII basketball tournaments begin Wednesday at Dyersburg State with Motlow State’s eighth-seeded women against Columbia State at 5 p.m. EST and Cleveland State’s eighth-seeded men against Volunteer State at 9 EST among the four first-day matchups. The Cougars-Pioneers winner will face Motlow’s top-seeded Bucks at 7 EST Friday, after Chattanooga State’s third-seeded Tigers play Roane State at 5. Chattanooga State’s No. 1-seeded Lady Tigers play the Motlow-Columbia winner at 7 EST Thursday, followed by Cleveland State’s Lady Cougars against Vol State at 9.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Officials Ink Welding School Agreement

After more than a year of talks and several bumps in the road, officials this week inked a deal to bring a specialized welding school to Rhea County. Officials hope the school will boost the local workforce and entice more industries to make their home in Rhea County.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Road To College

Margarita Rodriguez started to dream a little when she came to the United States at the age of 38 from Mexico, where she was a housewife. “I consider education the American dream,” said the single mother, now 41, who wants to work in the medical field.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Scholarship Changes Have Limited Effect

Changes to Tennessee's lottery scholarship program have helped more minority, male and low-income students maintain their scholarships, but most of the money awarded still goes to those who had a good chance of staying in school anyway, according to a recent report.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Stories Worth Reading

I guess if we had to lose a national journalism prize to someone, we could do worse than a reporter at The Washington Post. Our staff writer Joan Garrett was named a finalist last week for the Freedom Forum/ASNE Award for Distinguished Writing on Diversity.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Community Briefs

* Black History Concert: Chattanooga State Community College, Humanities Theatre, 11 a.m., free, college choir presents A Musical Journey through the African American Experience.' 697-2482.'

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Wacker Work, Hiring On Fast Track

When Wacker Chemical finishes building a Bradley County plant in late 2013, officials hope to already have hired most of its planned 650-member work force, an official says.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Chattanooga State Takes Part In College Goal Sunday

Local schools are helping students get a head start on finding financial aid thanks to College Goal Sunday. Chattanooga State is one of several Tennessee campuses helping students fill out the FAFSA form.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Northside Softball Player Kristen Qualls Signs With Chattanooga State

The Northside softball team sent one of its hardest-working players to the next level Wednesday as outfielder/third baseman Kristen Qualls signed to play at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Improvising A Career In Theater

For many theater people, the goal is to get to Los Angeles or New York. Rex Knowles did both for a time, writing, producing and acting in dozens of plays and musicals, often with his wife of 41 years, Sherry Landrum.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Chattanooga State Concert Showcases African-American Music Feb. 23

Chattanooga State Community College will host a concert that explores the legacy of African-American music on Wednesday, Feb. 23. The performance, A Musical Journey through the African-American Experience, begins at 11 a.m. in the Humanities Theatre on Chattanooga State’s main campus located at 4501 Amnicola Highway.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Seniors Indulged With Free Mani-pedis At Eastgate

The Eastgate Senior Activity Center wants seniors to be pampered to the tips of their toes, literally, with help from students in the Chattanooga State Community College manicure and pedicure class. (article on page 8)

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Chattanooga State Community College Summer Camps 2011

Chattanooga State Community College Summer camps

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Webb Becomes Registered CT Technologist

Webb has worked as a radiation therapist at Blount Memorial Hospital since 2002, and became a certified radiation therapist in 2005 through a program at Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Chattanooga State's Morgan Smith Has A Dream Come True

Morgan Smith, a 21-year-old sophomore at Chattanooga State has spread her wings a little further.

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Two UTC Wrestlers Honored By SoCon

Chattanooga State swept visiting Roane State in TCCAA basketball Wednesday night, the 25thranked Lady Tigers prevailing 74-70 and the Tigers winning 97-92.

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Senators Drop 94-91 Decision To Visiting Chattanooga State

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. – The Walters State Senators battle from behind for nearly the entire game Saturday against Chattanooga State and trimmed what was a 16-point deficit to three late, but they couldn't get over the hump in a 94-91 loss to the Tigers at 'Z' Buda Gymnasium.

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Lee Softball Plans Canceled Due To Mississippi Snow

Due to weather in the Jackson, Miss. area, the Belhaven University Sweet 16 Tournament scheduled for Feb. 11-12 has been cancelled. The Lady Flames softball team was scheduled to play five games at the Sweet 16 tournament.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Tyner’s Exquisite To Perform At Chattanooga State Half-Time

Tyner High Academy of Math, Science and Technology’s premier dance team, Exquisite, will perform at half-time during the last home game for Chattanooga State Community College men’s basketball team against Roane State Community College on Wednesday, at 8 p.m.

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Chattanooga State Wins 2 In Baseball

The Chattanooga State baseball team finally got to start its season Sunday, five days after originally scheduled, and the Tigers swept Gadsden State in a doubleheader with a 5-4 win in eight innings and a 4-3 victory in the second game. The games were the Tigers’ first in their revamped stadium since the 2009 season.

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Lady Cougars Nip Lady Tigers In OT

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — War was renewed Saturday afternoon in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium at Cleveland State, and this time the other side won. As had happened on Dec. 11 at Chattanooga State, the home team won in overtime in the TCCAA women’s basketball showdown. Behind 26 points and 12 rebounds from Kierra Johnson, Cleveland State’s nationally 20thranked Lady Cougars won 69-65 over the No. 24 Lady Tigers, who got 23 points from April Woodard but only two after halftime.

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Volkswagen In Chattanooga

Press Releases 12 January 2009 Volkswagen Group of America Announces Formation of Chattanooga Manufacturing Company Renderings for new production facility also unveiled CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Volkswagen Group of America today announced the formation of its new manufacturing company, Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, to be based in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Marion Training Center Future In Doubt

KIMBALL, Tenn. — The plan to build a technical skills training center on the old Holland farm along U.S. Highway 41 has endured severe highs and lows over the past year. According to the plan, Chattanooga State Community College would buy 40 of the nearly 150 acres that Marion County has set aside for the project

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Tuesday, February 08, 2011

GPC Opens Season With Wins In Florida

The Jaguars return to action this weekend against what will no doubt be tougher teams. Georgia Perimeter will play at 1 p.m. Friday at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala., and will play a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday at Chattanooga State, which was scheduled to play in the Jaguars’ home opener last week that was postponed due to rain.

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Just Briefly: McCallie To Host Education Lecture

As part of its Vann Lecture series, McCallie School will host John Swallow on Monday. Swallow, the J.T. Kimbrough Professor of Mathematics and Humanities at Davidson College and a graduate of the University of the South, will address upper-school students on the changing nature of American educatio

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Monday, February 07, 2011

Union Backers See Room For Gains In Area

At 32, Michael Smith is starting a new career, training to be a unionized iron worker in Chattanooga. After working as a mason for his uncle's construction company, Smith said he was eager for the better wages and benefits available in a union job. So the Bledsoe County worker recently began a four-year apprenticeship with Iron Workers Local Union 704.

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Thursday, February 03, 2011

College Baseball Season Set To Start

Two area college baseball teams that went to national tournaments for the first time last year were scheduled to begin their 2011 seasons today. At least one of them won’t because of the expected rain, but a third area team is trying to get under way today after all.

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Thursday, February 03, 2011

Chattanooga State Offers February Events

Chattanooga State Community College has invited the public to tour the campus and explore educational programs during the college’s annual “Spring Visit” on Feb. 8. Beginning at 5 p.m. in the Health Science Center, the event will introduce prospective students to the college’s roster of academic majors and technical training programs. The event is open to the public free of charge.

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Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Public, Private Partnerships Key To Growth

CROSSVILLE — Crossville and Cumberland County officials are hoping to take a lesson in success from the Chattanooga area.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Wacker hiring first 70 workers for Bradley County plant

CLEVELAND, BRADLEY COUNTY (WRCB) - Wacker Chemie, which has been planning a project in Bradley County for a couple years now, is ready to begin the hiring process.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Lady Tigers Whip Two Ranked Teams

HENDERSON, Nev. — The Chattanooga State softball team, ranked No. 9 in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll, continued their firstday hitting into the second day of their seasonopening barrage of games in this Las Vegas suburb and beat No. 15 Southern Idaho 9-0 in five innings and downed No. 12 Pima 9-3.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Lady Tigers Whip Two Ranked Teams

HENDERSON, Nev. — The Chattanooga State softball team, ranked No. 9 in the NJCAA Division I preseason poll, continued their firstday hitting into the second day of their seasonopening barrage of games in this Las Vegas suburb and beat No. 15 Southern Idaho 9-0 in five innings and downed No. 12 Pima 9-3.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Chattanooga State Goes 2-1 In Softball

HENDERSON, Nev. — Chattanooga State began its 2011 softball season Friday afternoon by losing 4-3 in eight innings to Central Arizona in this Las Vegas suburb.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

In Brief

The Coyotes (4-5) upset No. 5-ranked Chipola (Fla.) Community College 7-5 but then lost to Pima College of Tucson 4-1 and to Chattanooga (Tenn.) State Community College, 8-0.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

In Brief

The Coyotes (4-5) upset No. 5-ranked Chipola (Fla.) Community College 7-5 but then lost to Pima College of Tucson 4-1 and to Chattanooga (Tenn.) State Community College, 8-0.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Chattapets: Puppy Murals Brighten McKamey

Local artist Mike Holsomback has gone public with his love of animals. Holsomback, a Chattanooga State Community College assistant professor, along with some of his students, painted murals of man's best friend on the walls of a room at McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Lady Senators Take Down Southwest TN

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. – The last time the Walters State Lady Senators were on the floor in conference action, they dropped a heartbreaker on the road at Chattanooga State with a chance to move into a first place tie in the league.

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Monday, January 31, 2011

GNTC Names New Faculty Members

Lee Ann Williams began her educational career with an associate degree in nursing from Chattanooga State Community College and continued her education by obtaining a masters degree in nursing from Walden University. Williams teaches on the Walker County Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Read more: RN-T.com - GNTC names new faculty members

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Monday, January 31, 2011

Grant To Help Chattanooga State Nursing Program

Faculty members from the nursing program at Chattanooga State Community College were awarded a grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to participate in an education consortium that will lay the foundation for inclusion of new evidence-based practices in student learning outcomes.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Chattanooga State Designates Financial Aid Awareness Month

Chattanooga State Community College has designated February as Financial Aid Awareness Month. The month-long promotion invites current students, future students and their parents to attend information sessions designed to provide information about and offer assistance with accessing funding resources that help defray the cost of attending college.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Nashville Jobless Numbers Improve

An associate's degree in a technical or math field and experience as a supervisor would boost applicants, the company said. Anyone hired would spend up to 18 months in training at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

Jim Coppinger

Jim Coppinger has lived within a five mile radius his entire life. Born in 1955, the longtime Hixson, Tennessee resident has devoted years of service to his community.

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Chattanooga State Opens In Softball

The Chattanooga State softball team gets the jump on all other area diamond programs by playing this weekend in the Las Vegas suburb of Henderson, Nev. Coach Beth Keylon-Randolph’s Lady Tigers will play three games each on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and then face North Idaho in a doubleheader Monday.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Junior Gets More Looks At Basket

Gash was one of Northwest Georgia’s top offensive threats as a senior, culminating his prep career with an 119-point scoring assault in five postseason, including 88 points in four Region 7-4A tournament games in Rome. Gash, who signed with Chattanooga State Community College and now works in Dalton, posted career-high efforts of 27 (versus Rome), 32 (vs. Murray County) and finally a 36-point explosion (vs. Gordon Central) that season. He averaged 23.2 points in the postseason, including 29 in a 68-52 loss to Pebblebrook in the first round of the state tournament, his final appearance in a Bruins uniform.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Ad Seeks Applicants For Chemical Plant In SE Tenn

Wacker Chemical has started advertising jobs at its planned polysilicon plant in southeast Tennessee. A company ad in the Cleveland Daily Banner says minimum requirements for the 70 lead chemical operator jobs are a high school or general equivalency degree and technical and mathematical aptitude. An associate degree in a technical or mathematical field and supervisory experience are preferre

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Chemical Company Advertising Jobs At Plant That Will Make Material For Solar Panels In SE Tenn

Wacker Chemical has started advertising jobs at its planned polysilicon plant in southeast Tennessee.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Chargers Salvage Split On The Road

Chattanooga State 72, Columbia State 64: The Lady Chargers came up short in their bid to hand the Lady Tigers their first TCCAA loss.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

WACKER To Hire Lead Chemical Workers

Wacker Chemical Co. announced Dec. 9 that it was proceeding with construction of its hyperpure polycrystalline silicon facility in northern Bradley County. Read more: Cleveland Daily Banner - WACKER to hire lead chemical workers

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Junior League Announces New Members In Provisional Class

Mitchell inducted into honor society Jason L Mitchell has been inducted into the Alpha Beta Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Chattanooga State Community College. Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honor society for two-year colleges. The criminal justice major is the son of Christine Newberry and Donald Mitchell.

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Tennessee Junior College Softball Teams

Chattanooga State has traditionally been the dominant force in the TCCAA, having won 16 of 17 titles between 1994 -- the first season of conference play -- and 2010. The Lady Tigers lost just one game in the TCCAA and posted an overall record of 51 wins and 12 losses in 2010. Read more: Tennessee Junior College Softball Teams | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/info_7828696_tennessee-junior-college-softball-teams.html#ixzz1BxYUaNp9

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Friday, January 21, 2011

A Day Of Collaborative Music

Chattanooga State Community College • Darrin and Christine Hassevoort; Brett and Amanda Hyberger Accompanied by Alan Nichols

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Friday, January 21, 2011

VW Academy In Chattanooga, Tennessee

The new state-of-the-art Volkswagen Academy opened it's doors to it's first students last fall. The program, which is a collaboration between the Volkswagen Group of America and The Tennessee Technology Center at Chattanooga State Community College, will train students a variety of automotive skills through it's Automotive Mechantronics Program.

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Flagler Softball Picked To Finish Fifth In Peach Belt

Flagler (28-24 overall, 10-10 Peach Belt) finished in a three-way tie for fourth place last season garnered a total of 66 points. The Saints received one vote for second and third places, three each for fourth and fifth place and two more for sixth place.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

No Make-up Snow Days for Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State isn’t adjusting for snow… The Community College delayed classes until Tuesday.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Berrys Given Chatt State Philanthropy Award

James and Carlydia Berry have been given the President’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy by Chattanooga State Community College. “The honor is bestowed upon individuals or organizations whose leadership and generosity have been instrumental in advancing the mission of the college. The Berry’s many generous gifts to Chattanooga State established them as the college’s leading philanthropist for 2010,” according to a news release.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Chattanooga State Signs Grace's Ace

Virtually as soon as Lacye Walker could sign scholarship papers with Chattanooga State, she did. Walker, who pitched Grace Academy to the Class A state softball final last spring, was to sign just after midnight this morning to play for the Lady Tigers in 2011-12. Jan. 15 is the first date for junior college signings.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

RWJF Grant To Benefit Chattanooga State Nursing Students

Two faculty members from the nursing program at Chattanooga State Community College have been awarded grant funding by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Four Former Monarchs Headed To Mark Morris Hall Of Fame

A longtime coach and three former standout athletes will be the latest inductees into the Mark Morris Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Jan. 21 in the Lower Columbia College Student Center

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Lady Senators Drop Close One To Tigers

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Walters State Lady Senators nearly pulled off an upset Saturday afternoon, as a late game winning shot was wiped off the board, giving the homestanding 20th-ranked Chattanooga State Lady Tigers a second life and a 52-49 victory.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

UTC Expecting More In Softball

Amy Herrington-Woodard directed Appalachian State to its first winning season last year but left to join Reed's staff, and Lee Dobbins is back for his fourth turn working for Reed at Chattanooga State and UTC. Former Maryland and Missouri standout Lindsey Ubrun is the new volunteer assistant.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Chattanooga Sports Committee Lands Big Events

The Greater Chattanooga Sports and Events Committee announced Tuesday the successful bids for the 2014 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 7th Grade Basketball National Championships as well as the 2013 & 2015 United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Black American Softball World Championships.

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Friday, January 07, 2011

SJC Names Emily Holbrook To Lead Women's Soccer Program

RENSSELAER, Ind. - Saint Joseph's College Athletic Director Bill Massoels announced Thursday the hiring of Emily Holbrook to serve as the new head women's soccer coach. Holbrook will become the tenth head coach since the inception of the program in 1988.

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Friday, January 07, 2011

Harmon Named 12th District Public Defender

Harmon, 48, has practiced law since 1986 and has been assistant public defender for the 12th Judicial District since 1992. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and his law degree from the University of Memphis College of Law. He has served as an adjunct instructor for American government at Chattanooga State Community College.

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

TVA Makes Contribution To Chattanooga State

The Tennessee Valley Authority presented a check for $5,000 to fund a series of summer enrichment camps for youngsters offered through Chattanooga State Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Department.

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Chattanooga To Host 3 Major Sporting Events

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) – Chattanooga has been named host city for several major sporting events. Tuesday, the Chattanooga Sports and Events Committee has announced that the city will host the 2014 Amateur Athletic Union 7th Grade Basketball National Championships and the 2013 and 2015 USSSA Black American World Tournaments.

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Chattanooga Wins National Basketball, Softball Tournaments

The Greater Chattanooga Sports and Events Committee announced the successful bids for the 2014 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 7th Grade Basketball National Championships as well as the 2013 & 2015 United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Black American Softball World Championships.

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Chattanooga Sports Committee Lands Big Events

The Greater Chattanooga Sports and Events Committee announced Tuesday the successful bids for the 2014 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) 7th Grade Basketball National Championships as well as the 2013 & 2015 United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Black American Softball World Championships.

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Monday, January 03, 2011

Stebbins: Predicting Garden Trends For 2011

UT Extension and the Master Gardeners will certainly take note of these trends. They will offer numerous classes in the spring. Look for classes on garden art, herbs, natives, bonsai, rain barrels, composting, vegetables and more. The first seminar for the year is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Every gardener should come to hear about the latest and greatest gardening trends.

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Monday, January 03, 2011

Happy New You!

Meanwhile, upgraded athletic facilities just unveiled at Chattanooga State Community College are being lauded by coaches and players who will make good use of them. The Lady Tigers start the New Year already halfway through their basketball season with a ten-game winning streak; the school’s highly regarded women’s softball team, which earned its way to the national tournament for junior colleges during 16 of the last 17 years, is preparing for its first test of the year later this month.

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Monday, January 03, 2011

Ross Joins List Of Chattanooga State Internship Locations

Just in time for the spring semester, Ross Chiropractic Clinic at Lee Highway and Shallowford Road has qualified as a World Instructor Training Schools-certified site for internships for students studying fitness and wellness at Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

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Monday, January 03, 2011

Tigers In New Dens

“That’s not pressure,” quips Randolph, a former pitching standout and coach at Chattanooga State Community College who remembers her first meeting with the school’s president, Dr. Jim Catanzaro, ten years ago. “When I came aboard, Chattanooga State already had a tremendous program. Dr. Catanzaro walked up to introduce himself and said, ‘You know, we’ve never lost. We need to win the championship.’ That’s pressure.”

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