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Collegiate Corner

Collegiate Corner for July 28, 2016

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Universities have released the following information about MidSouth students. Honors Jobelle Gulian of Bartlett has been named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, N.J. To qualify, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a […]

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Collegiate Corner for July 7, 2016

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  Universities and colleges have released the following information about area students. Scholarships Dalton Frederick of Bartlett High School has been selected to receive the University Scholarship from Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Ark. This scholarship includes $4,500 per semester and has a four-year value of $36,000. Frederick is the son of Richard Frederick Jr. Heather […]

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Bartlett student gets full four-year ride to any U.S. college or university

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A Bartlett teen, Samuel Reddick of Evangelical Christian School in Cordova, has been chosen to receive a full-ride four-year scholarship at any accredited U.S. college or university. The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation named him one of the three students chosen for the first class of Coolidge Scholars. More than 2,350 youths applied. Reddick is a […]

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Collegiate Corner for June 2, 2016

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Universities and colleges have provided the following announcements about area students. Honors Michael Favorite of Bartlett was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan. Full-time students with at least 12 hours and a grade point average of 3.5 are named to the dean’s list. Celine Rone and Christina […]

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Collegiate Corner for May 19, 2016

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Colleges and universities have made the following announcements about Mid-South students. Honors Taylor Brown of Lakeland has been named to the spring dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Madison […]

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Sen. Alexander: Revised Labor rule could spike Tenn. college tuition

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KINGSPORT — Senate labor committee Chairman Lamar (R-Tenn.) Alexander said on May 4 that the administration’s reported plans to revise its proposed overtime rule “won’t do much to protect students from tuition hikes” — as one Tennessee independent college estimated the revised rule could increase tuition by nearly $850 per student. Politico reported earlier that […]

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DSCC offers free program for incoming students

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Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) is offering free summer programs to help all incoming students strengthen their reading, writing and math skills to prepare them for college-level coursework. The Skill Builder program is being offered each weekday inside the College’s Academic Success Centers at the Dyersburg campus, the Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County and […]

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AHS senior Catherine Miller signs with TCU rifle team

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Arlington High School senior Catherine Miller has signed a scholarship to become a member of the women’s rifle shooting team next year at Texas Christian University. It has been Catherine’s goal ever since she began precision shooting to shoot for such a top-ranked NCAA team. In January, she took gold medals in both air rifle and […]

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Forcible sex crimes up at Tenn. colleges

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Forcible sex offenses on Tennessee college campuses increased by 26.6 percent in 2015, the latest year for which data is available. That includes an increase in the number of reported rapes from 51 in 2014 to 56 in 2015. The data comes from the 2015 “Crime on Campus Report” released last month by the Tennessee […]

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Collegiate Corner for April 28, 2016

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Universities and colleges have made the following announcements about area students. Scholarships East Tennessee State University of Johnson City has named Camryn McKelvy of Bartlett among the recipients of a Presidential Academic Performance Scholarship. McKelvy, the daughter of Philip and Dana McKelvy of Bartlett, will study international relations at ETSU. Recipients must attain a GPA of at […]

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Collegiate Corner for March 31, 2016

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Universities and colleges have announced the recent achievements of local students. Graduations Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., released its list of fall 2015 graduates on Monday, including David M. McCarthy of Bartlett. McCarthy received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences and is a cum laude graduate. A cum laude designation requires a grade point […]

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Sen. Alexander: Obama’s Labor rule would jack up college tuition

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Why is the U.S. Department of Labor moving forward with its proposed “Overtime” rule, which colleges say could raise college tuition by $1,000 percent? That’s the question that U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) posed to U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez at a March 17 hearing on the department’s FY17 budget request. […]

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