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Roane State community flag project honors local veterans

Roane State Community College and its Office of Veterans Services recently launched a collaborative project called “The Veteran Wave.” As part of this effort, sponsored American flags will periodically be on display at RSCC campuses across our area, each one representing a local veteran. “This project is a way for …

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Lowery named Roane State Paramedic Student of the Year

Pictured: Derrick Lowery, center, with Paramedic Program Director David Blevins, left, and Vice President for Student Learning Diane Ward, right By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Derrick Lowery, a paramedic with American Medical Response of Knox County and a former ski patroller in Colorado, has been named Roane State’s Paramedic …

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Roane State graduate looks forward to career in journalism

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Kaleigh Jenkins (Photo Submitted) From the start, Kaleigh Jenkins knew Roane State was right for her. After all, both parents attended Roane State and strongly encouraged her to consider the nearby community college. “I thought going to a four-year school was not the right …

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Roane State’s Lab-in-a-Box program hits major milestone

By Bob FowlerRoane State staff writer Students were teaching the teachers to assemble complex robots as the “Lab-in-a-Box” program developed by Roane State Community College reached a major landmark. Brothers Henry Kitts, left, and William Kitts help educators Britini Carter, left, and Nicole Hood as they assemble a robotics kit …

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Roane State updates face mask guidance on campus

Roane State Community College has updated its COVID-19 response plan to include the recommendation that all students, faculty, staff and visitors wear face masks when indoors on campus. This change is in response to a number of factors, including a recent surge in COVID-19 cases locally, the new Delta variant …

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Roane State launches new medical lab tech program

By Bob Fowler Roane State staff writer Responding to requests from area healthcare leaders, Roane State is launching a new associate degree program in Medical Laboratory Technology. “We intend to admit the first class in the fall semester,” said Dr. Patricia Jenkins, dean of the community college’s Health Sciences Division. …

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