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  • Monday, June 29, 2020 11:29 AM
    Blackboard Announces Winners of 2020 Catalyst Awards - Yahoo Finance
    RESTON, Va., June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc.[1], a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, today announced the winners of the 2020 Blackboard Catalyst Awards. Blackboard Logo (PRNewsFoto/Blackboard Inc.)MoreNow in their 15th year, the annual Catalyst Awards recognize and honor innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology. Winners are selected by a cross-functional team of Blackboard experts. Honorees from across the globe will be recognized during BbWorld[3], Blackboard's premier annual global conference, to be held virtually July 21 and ...
  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 07:10 PM
    Perseverance pays off - Cleveland Daily Banner
    By JOE CANNON 3 col subhead: The Lord rewards Smith's struggles   After years of frustration and disappointment, Ben and Sarah Smith finally got to experience something most people sometimes take for granted. "Mother's Day and Father's Day were very tough days for us. We wouldn't go to church and watch the celebrations. It was just too sad of a day for us," explained Ben, referring to previous years when the couple went through difficult trials and tribulations in trying to start their family — experiencing four miscarriages in the first half-dozen years of marriage. However this year's recent holidays were extra special for ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:59 PM
    Titans' Isaiah Mack 'learned a lot of things' from teammates in 2019 - Titans Wire
    Tennessee Titans defensive lineman and undrafted free agent Isaiah Mack was a pleasant surprise during training camp and the preseason in 2019, leading to him making the team’s 53-man roster.The Chattanooga product ended up playing sparingly during his rookie campaign, as he was in on 170 snaps over the 13 games he played. Mack finished with eight combined tackles (four solo, one for loss) and 1.5 sacks.For Mack, it was a learning experience in his first season, and guys like Jurrell Casey, DaQuan Jones and Jeffery Simmons helped him along the way, according to Jim Wyatt of Titans Online[1].“I learned ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:51 PM
    University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Professor, Dr. Thomas S. Lyons, is the featured keynote for the 27th annual Mel Bedwell Small Businessperson Award luncheon on Monday, Aug. 17, at the Museum Center at 5ive Points sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners.  Dr. Lyons' topic will be "Thinking and Acting Like an Entrepreneur During the COVID-19 Pandemic." The Mel Bedwell Small Business Person of the Year Award luncheon honors an outstanding small business person in Cleveland and Bradley County for their success in six areas: staying power, growth in number of employees, increase in sales, innovativeness of product or service offered, response to ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 11:02 AM
    Once ‘the golden boy,’ ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling is out of prison and as fascinating as ever - Houston Chronicle
    Jeffrey Skilling, the notorious former CEO of Enron, has resurfaced again, this time as he reportedly seeks backers for a venture that would combine the hallmarks of his former company: energy, technology and trading. The recent report of Skilling’s overtures to investors by the wire service Reuters again sent the Houston business community buzzing, much as other reports of his activities. Seven years ago, Skilling recaptured the limelight when his sentence was reduced and again, five years later, when reports surfaced that Skilling was moved from a prison farm in Alabama to a halfway house in Houston. Nearly 20 years ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 05:50 PM
    Because of the potential for a COVID-19 resurgence in the fall, the faculty and staff at Chattanooga State are working on plans that ensure we can continue to deliver a quality educational experience for our students, while also protecting the safety, security, and health of our campus community.  While the College is not changing the Fall 2020 calendar, based on guidance from the CDC and the State of Tennessee, the College has made the decision to modify instructional delivery for the fall 2020 semester, with course instruction being taught through virtual (synchronous), online (asynchronous), and/or hybrid methods. Virtual: Courses are ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 05:10 PM
    Best of the Ballparks 2020 MiLB Double-A fan vote now in Elite Eight round - Ballpark Digest
    After a Sweet Sixteen round that saw four contests decided by fewer than 35 votes, we’re moving to the Elite Eight round of the Best of the Ballparks 2020 MiLB Double-A fan vote for Eastern, Southern and Texas League ballparks. So vote!The five ballparks receiving the most votes in the second round: Blue Wahoos Stadium (Pensacola Blue Wahoos),  Whataburger Field (Corpus Christi Hooks), Peoples Natural Gas Field (Altoona Curve), Riverwalk Stadium (Montgomery Biscuits), and FirstEnergy Stadium (Reading Fighting Phils). Unfortunately for both Reading and Altoona, they lost by narrow margins to Corpus Christi and Montgomery, respectively. So on to the Elite Eight!We know from ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 04:59 PM
    The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga set a school record with 195 student-athletes earning a spot on the 2019-20 Southern Conference Honor Roll.  UTC also set a record with 34 student-athletes posting an annual 4.0 GPA and 71 earning the SoCon Commissioner’s Medal.    Despite having one of the smallest populations of overall student-athletes in the conference, UTC was second in the SoCon in number of Commissioner’s Medals earned and student-athletes with an annual 4.0 GPA.    The SoCon Honor Roll originated in 1988-89, when league athletic directors established the award as a way to recognize the conference's outstanding student-athletes. ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:33 PM
    School Record 195 Mocs Make the SoCon Honor Roll - GoMocs.com
    Story Links The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga set a school record with 195 student-athletes earning a spot on the 2019-20 Southern Conference Honor Roll.  UTC also set a record with 34 student-athletes posting an annual 4.0 GPA and 71 earning the SoCon Commissioner's Medal. Despite having one of the smallest populations of overall student-athletes in the conference, UTC was second in the SoCon in number of Commissioner's Medals earned and student-athletes with an annual 4.0 GPA. The SoCon Honor Roll originated in 1988-89, when league athletic directors established the award as a way to recognize the conference's outstanding student-athletes.The academic honor ...
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020 09:58 AM
    South States SC joins the NPSL for the 2021 season - Boxscore
    NPSL[1]: NEW YORK CITY - June 25, 2020 - The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is proud to announce that Southern States SC (Hattiesburg, MS) has joined the league as an expansion team. The club will begin competition in the South Region in 2021. “Hattiesburg is a fantastic soccer area,” NPSL Managing Director Cindy Spera said. “This is a great opportunity for Southern States SC and for the NPSL. An organization of this quality will contribute enormously to the stability of the region and bring attention to their partner teams and to the league. We are excited at the potential ...