Williamsburg, KYCorbin Times Tribune

Hailey Richardson awarded Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship

Hailey Richardson, a senior at University of the Cumberlands, has received the Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by the family of the late Mavis Broome, a beloved wife, mother, and teacher. She taught elementary and special education in McCreary County for 27 years and taught evening special education courses at University of the Cumberlands (then Cumberland College) for approximately 10 of those years, sometimes teaching on weekends. Her husband, Dr. John Broome, taught at Cumberlands from 1966 – 1999 and continues to live in Williamsburg. Their three daughters, who all work at the University, graduated from Cumberlands and married fellow Cumberlands alumni.
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Claiborne County, TNlmunet.edu

Claiborne County Alumni Chapter Issues Challenge to Fund Endowed Scholarship

The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) Claiborne County Alumni Chapter has formed an endowed scholarship fund and is challenging the alumni of Claiborne County to donate. A challenge gift of $10,000 has been given to the LMU Claiborne County Alumni Chapter. This gift is from the estate of the late Frances Brantley and her estate executors, Larry and Cecile Cadle, to increase the funds to fully endow the Claiborne County Chapter scholarship. The money the Claiborne County Alumni Chapter has in their annual scholarship account will be added to this endowed fund.
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Hawkins County, TNRogersville Review

Hawkins School board approved budget with $5.9 deficit, teacher raises

The Hawkins County School Board approved the 2021-2022 budget at their June 3 meeting with a $5.9 million deficit and salary increases for teachers. However, Director of Schools Matt Hixson reminded the board that the system always overestimates expenditures and underestimates revenue to ensure that all expenditures are covered while leaving plenty of ‘wiggle room.’
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Harrogate, TNlmunet.edu

LMU to Host Movies in the Park this Summer

Lincoln Memorial University’s (LMU) Movies in the Park is returning to Harrogate City Park for another summer of big stars under the stars. LMU will host a series of three family-friendly outdoor movies beginning on Thursday, June 17. “The University is really excited to be able to start holding events...
Cumberland, KYlanereport.com

Melissa Humfleet named coordinator of nursing at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

CUMBERLAND, Ky. — Melissa Humfleet has been named nursing program coordinator at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Humfleet earned an associate degree in nursing from Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate, Tenn., and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University. She earned her educational specialist degree from LMU and a doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Hawkins County, TNRogersville Review

Hawkins County Schools among winners of statewide civics seal grant

Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education announced 59 Tennessee schools and districts have received the Governor’s Civics Seal grant funding to help implement high-quality civics education programs to prepare students for college, career and civics life. “We are proud that so many Tennessee schools are prioritizing strong...
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Williamsburg, KYucumberlands.edu

Hailey Richardson awarded Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship

Hailey Richardson, a senior at University of the Cumberlands, has received the Mavis F. Broome Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by the family of the late Mavis Broome, a beloved wife, mother, and teacher. She taught elementary and special education in McCreary County for 27 years and taught evening special education courses at University of the Cumberlands (then Cumberland College) for approximately 10 of those years, sometimes teaching on weekends. Her husband, Dr. John Broome, taught at Cumberlands from 1966 – 1999 and continues to live in Williamsburg. Their three daughters, who all work at the University, graduated from Cumberlands and married fellow Cumberlands alumni.
Harlan, KYharlanenterprise.net

Harlan High sends 9 to state meet

A year after COVID-19 doused the hopes of head coach Trevor Fitzpatrick and the Harlan Track & Field team, together they made sure to leave their mark by rewriting the record books at Harlan High School. Multiple students achieved school records during the 2021 campaign on their way to sending...
Hawkins County, TNKingsport Times-News

Watch now: Hawkins school board members honor "Class of 2021" retirees

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Board of Education honored its 23-member “Class of 2021” retirees, which included representatives from nearly every aspect of the education system. Although the group was mostly teachers, there was also a custodian, maintenance worker, bus driver, some teaching assistants, two principals and even an assistant...
Rogersville, TNRogersville Review

Cathey named to dean's list

CLARKSVILLE — Austin Peay State University is proud to recognize Jordan Cathey from Rogersville as one of the students named to the dean’s list for academic achievement during Spring 2021. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or greater.
Harrogate, TNCitizen Tribune

LMU graduates 120 doctors of veterinary medicine

Harrogate—Lincoln Memorial University President E. Clayton Hess conferred the degrees of the 120 members of the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine’s class of 2021 during spring commencement exercises in Tex Turner Arena on Saturday, May 22. Dr. Kemba Marshall, director of Veterinary Services for the Land O’ Lakes Purina Animal Nutrition...
Tusculum, TNCitizen Tribune

Tusculum partnering with Greene, Hawkins schools

Tusculum University is partnering with the Greene County and Hawkins County school systems to support the higher education institution’s College of Education students as they pursue a license to teach a secondary school subject area with an additional endorsement in special education. The College of Education recently earned two $100,000...
Harrogate, TNThe Mountaineer

Mikayla Queen named to dean's list at Lincoln Memorial

HARROGATE, Tennessee — Mikayla Queen, of Clyde, was named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Lincoln Memorial University. To be placed on the Dean’s List, the student must be a full-time undergraduate student and have a 3.5 or higher, grade-point average for the semester. Lincoln Memorial University is a...
Hyden, KYfrontier.edu

Frontier Nursing University Builds on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts

In addition to the pandemic, the past year will also be remembered as a year of debate, demonstration, and calls to action regarding social justice and reform. It also was a year of continued research into our history at Frontier Nursing University (FNU), specifically in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). These historical findings are important to understanding our past and the roots of our challenges today. We are focused on continuing our current efforts and identifying other areas of improvement to make FNU a fully diverse, integrated, and antiracist university at all levels.
Hawkins County, TNCitizen Tribune

Rhoton, Williams to participate in MEEP program

Two teachers from Tennessee’s smallest K-12 school have made it to the big time. Clinch High School teachers Brittney Rhoton and Misty Williams were selected to participate in the 2021 TSIN MEEP program. Rhoton and Williams were two of 150 applicants from TN K-12 educators and two of 50 who were selected to participate.
Harrogate, TNlmunet.edu

LMU Announces Next Phase of COVID-19 Campus Access Policies

LMU continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the LMU community. The first priority is the health and safety of the LMU community. LMU encourages individuals to seek vaccination for COVID-19. Vaccines are readily available, for free at most health departments, and are available at pharmacies and many clinics for anyone 12 years of age and older. Immune system protection, either by vaccination or by history of the illness is the best way to protect oneself and the community.
Harrogate, TNlmunet.edu

Matikke, Smith and Maples Honored with 2020-21 Lincoln Lawyer Awards

Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Vice President and Dean Matthew R. Lyon presented the 2020-21 Lincoln Lawyer Awards to Chantel Matikke, Thatcher Smith and Aubrey Maples during the LMU Law Commencement Ceremony May 13. Traditionally awarded during the fall semester to third- or fourth-year students, the...