Bob Fowler

Paralegal grad enjoyed Roane State’s remote learning

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Losing a job and the pandemic hitting in March 2020 were catalysts for Laura Looney enrolling in Roane State. Now she’s got her associate degree in paralegal studies, having graduated with highest honors in May 2022. “I was really scared to get back in …

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Need for workers spurs resumption of Healthcare Job Fair

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer It’s back by popular demand. Roane State’s Healthcare Job Fair was revived April 19 at the request of healthcare providers in urgent need of employees. Roane State dental hygiene students check out the Fast Pace Urgent Care table during the community college’s Healthcare Job …

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Jones named Roane State Paramedic Student of the Year

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Matthew A. Jones, a member of the Pigeon Forge Fire Department, has been named the 2021 Roane State Community College Paramedic Student of the Year, joining a select group of more than 40 individuals since the inception of the award more than 35 years …

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Artist’s American Flag creations deserve closer look

Artist Craig Stevens’ paintings frequently have the American flag as the theme, and several of his creations are on display through Dec. 3 in the O’Brien Gallery on Roane State’s main campus in Roane County By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Many of Craig A. Stevens’ works of art, with …

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