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UT Knoxville among most military-friendly schools in the nation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The University of Tennessee-Knoxville has landed near the top of a national list for the most military-friendly schools. Military Friendly, a nonprofit which rates organizations by their commitment and effort towards creating benefit for the military, named UT-Knoxville a 2021-2022 Gold School, their highest designation. UT is one of 162 schools out… Keep Reading

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Knoxville elementary school wins state award for service

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – South Knoxville Elementary student put in more than 800 service hours in the past year, an accomplishment not many can say they have, especially during a pandemic. Their hard work is being rewarded. For the second time, SKE won Volunteer Tennessee’s 2020 Award of Excellence. “We’re not made to do it… Keep Reading

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Knoxville elementary students ‘weave’ history through learning about flags

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – South Knoxville Elementary School third grade students in Susan Parker’s class stepped into Knoxville’s Historic Blount Mansion virtually to see history in a new way. “I’m learning more about the flags and some more culture,” said India Matthews, a third-grade student in Parker’s class. “It makes me feel good because I didn’t know… Keep Reading

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University of Tennessee students return for first day of new semester

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Students, faculty and staff returned to the University of Tennessee for the first day of the spring semester on Wednesday. The campus has carried over many of the same COVID-19 safety guidelines from the last semester. Officials encouraged students to be tested for COVID-19 before returning to Knoxville and required students to… Keep Reading

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Schools across East Tenn. close due to upcoming inclement weather

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – Schools across East Tennessee have announced closures due to upcoming inclement weather. WVLT’s Chief Meteorologist Heather Haley said rain showers will begin Thursday evening and transition to sleet and snow overnight. Stay up to date with the latest here. The following schools are among a handful that announced closures on Friday, and an updated list… Keep Reading

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UT announces mix of in-person, virtual classes for spring semester

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WZTV) — The University of Tennessee on Wednesday announced the spring semester will be a mix of in-person and remote classes for students. School leaders said each UT campus across the state will send out specific communications to their faculty, students and staff regarding the impact to its respective campuses. “We continue to diligently… Keep Reading

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Knoxville College announces new interim president

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville College has named Leonard Adams to serve as interim president after Keith Lindsey stepped down from the same position on Dec. 31. Adams, CEO and founder of Georgia-based nonprofit Quest Community Development Organization, Inc., is an alum of the college. He has spent more than 25 years creating affordable housing… Keep Reading

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