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  • Walters State See Growth in Dual Enrollment
    Walters State’s fall semester enrollment includes 1,996 high school students taking dual enrollment courses. Dual enrollment allows students to earn both high school and college credit by taking Walters State classes. Walters State leads the Tennessee Board of Regents in […]
  • Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System Earns An ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade
    Morristown, Tennessee, November 6, 2023 – Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient care. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade […]
  • TBR Honors Two Walters State Donors
    Cris Perkins, associate vice chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, presented the organization’s highest award to two Walters State Community College donors during the fall meeting of the Walters State Foundation trustees. The Wilma Geane “Kitty” Pope Estate received […]
  • Walters State Opens Civics Class to Public
    Steve Lawrence, an adjunct faculty member at Walters State, is opening his civics class to the public. “Community Engagement and Civics Education” is the focus of an honors special projects in political science class. Students have spent time this semester meeting with […]
  • Advanced Robotic Surgery Now Available at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Morristown, TN, 10/26/2023– Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is bringing innovative robotic knee surgery technology to the Lakeway Area. This advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed. Total […]
  • Walters State Faculty Member Named Educator of the Year
    The Tennessee Communication Association has named a Walters State Community College faculty member Educator of the Year. Bambi Pelham, an instructor of communications, received the honor at the organization’s annual conference. “Bambi Pelham brings energy and excellence to […]
  • Listeria Detection Leads To Collard Greens Recall
    NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Consumer and Industry Services Division (CIS) is issuing a public advisory to warn consumers of Listeria monocytogenes discovered in a package of collard greens sold in Tennessee. During routine surveillance sampling, a […]

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