The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has announced the designation of Volunteer State Community College as one of Tennessee’s first “VETS Campuses,” recognizing the institution’s efforts toward increasing the educational attainment of student veterans.
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Turning your life around can be complicated, especially when you’re living out of bags, moving from location to location, and struggling to feed yourself each day. Melinda Peery knew that she could find a way out, if she could just get on the right path.
The Highland Crest college campus in Springfield continues to grow. Volunteer State Community College and Austin Peay State University recently announced another joint program for the campus and also addressed the future of Highland Crest.
Go ahead and open the creative flood gates. Just ask artists at Volunteer State Community College why art is important. You may find that they are skilled at crafting words, as well as working in visual mediums.
Medical technology is an important tool for doctors and often a blessing for patients, but it can also mean a race for colleges, as health educational programs must move quickly to keep up with the latest techniques and equipment.
Volunteer State Community College placed number 21 in the nation, in terms of student satisfaction, for community and junior colleges for the 2013-2014 RateMyProfessors.com report.
People may not associate community college students with scientific research. However, Volunteer State Community College students may be changing that perception.
Bonnie Breland listens to her Volunteer State Community College instructor talk about an upcoming class assignment for the course, Experience Literature. It’s a college class, but Breland, of Gallatin, is not just a college student, she’s a Sumner County Middle College High School student. Her fellow classmates might not even notice. But Breland is earning college and high school credit at the same time. And she’s doing it on the Vol State campus in Gallatin. “I’m very independent as it is,” Breland said. “This allows me to do my own thing. I can do it myself.