Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on August 26, 2019
Roane State has been awarded a three-year grant to make sure the community college's mechatronics students have a well-rounded technical education to benefit themselves and their future employers.
The National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education grant is for $299,793. It runs through June 30, 2022.
"A great team got this project off the ground and will keep it moving forward to benefit students," said Shelley Esquivel, the community college's grants specialist who submitted the proposal to NSF.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on November 21, 2018
A Roane State professor had a front-row seat and a major role when NASA's New Horizon spacecraft flew by a small object 20-30 miles across and billions of miles away from Earth, at the edge of the solar system, as 2018 turned to 2019.
The New Year's flyby of the icy Ultima Thule may answer questions about the origin of the solar system, said Ted Stryk, who teaches philosophy and English at Roane State and is an expert at analyzing images of planets and other objects in space.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on November 12, 2018
Roane State and Anderson County Career and Technical Center students teamed up to solve mock cybercrimes and track down the culprits during the community college’s first cybersecurity competition.
The brainchild of Roane State Computer Science Professor Dr. George Meghabghab, the event had students uncover and resolve cyberattacks by mock adversaries who left digital traces of their tampering.
Participants also showcased their skills at coding, or programming, and encryption, or keeping others from reading private messages.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on October 10, 2018
Roane State Community College has signed a partnership with Lindsey Wilson College to allow students to seamlessly transfer their college credits toward degrees at the Kentucky institution.
“It means so much for students who want and need to continue their education to be able to transfer their credits,” Roane State President Chris Whaley said during a recent ceremony.
“We look forward to a strong relationship,” Lindsey Wilson College President William Luckey said.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on November 30, 2016
Roane State’s Joshua Spurling has been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam as the student regent on the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on November 13, 2016
Roane State’s Amy Keeling has won a national award from an 11,000-member academic advising organization for doing what she loves: helping students chart their paths.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on October 26, 2016
Artists working in ceramics must also be part scientist and part engineer, says Roane State's Bryan Wilkerson, an associate professor of art and design on the college's Oak Ridge campus.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on July 19, 2016
Dual enrollment was an important part of Roane State and Chelsea Smith’s plan.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on April 26, 2016
Roane State Community College students studying geology will have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors at the University of Tennessee and participate in geoscience field workshops thanks to a National Science Foundation grant.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on November 17, 2015
Roane State Community College opticianry student Ashley Ramos of Maryville won the National Federation of Opticianry Schools College Bowl competition during the organization’s fall meeting in Nashville.