WGU Tennessee Offers New B.S. in Computer Science, Includes Key IT Certifications

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2018) – Western Governors University (WGU), parent university of WGU Tennessee, has announced the addition of a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree program through its College of Information Technology. The new degree program is in response to the great demand for computer science graduates. In Tennessee, there are more than 6,000 open jobs and only 625 graduates in the computer science field. “There are more technology jobs in Tennessee than there are qualified applicants to fill them,” said Kimberly K. Estep, Ph.D., chancellor of WGU Tennessee. “This is especially true in Nashville, where … Read More

Weiss & Weiss Attorneys At Law Joins Ortale Kelley Law Firm

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Scott Weiss, Tennessee’s first and only College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Fellow, has merged practices with Ortale Kelley Law Firm – one of middle Tennessee’s pre-eminent law offices. The CCAL certification recognizes Weiss’ excellence in the practice of community association law and distinguishes his contributions to the development of community association law in Tennessee and nationally. “Scott’s unmatched expertise in community association law is a perfect complement to our suite of services,” said Richard Sebastian, managing partner. “Ortale Kelley’s and Scott’s clients will greatly benefit from this relationship and expanded support capabilities.” Weiss’ practice is dedicated primarily to the … Read More

National Museum of African American Music And U.S. Postal Service Honor Legendary Performer And Civil Rights Pioneer Lena Horne

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The National Museum of African American Music and the U.S. Postal Service today unveiled a stamp in honor of legendary performer and civil rights activist Lena Horne in observance of Black History Month. Horne will be featured at NMAAM when the museum opens in 2020. NMAAM curator Steven Lewis gave remarks detailing Horne’s lifetime musical career and contributions to the civil rights movement at the unveiling. “Lena Horne is, without a doubt, one of the most iconic figures in American entertainment,” Lewis said. “She rose from humble beginnings to a prominent place in American history on the strength of her … Read More

Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show® Docks at Music City Center Jan. 18–21

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The Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show®, Tennessee’s premier boating event, docks in the Music City Center, Thursday, Jan.18, through Sunday, Jan. 21. This year’s show has over 300 boats on display for attendees to view, board and buy, the latest in marine tech and accessories on display, educational opportunities, and fun for all ages and experience levels! Kids and families will have endless opportunities for fun at this year’s show. New this year, Kendall Newson, a former Miami Dolphin and MTSU football player, will be on-site teaching a kids’ fishing clinic on behalf of his Teach a Child to Fish … Read More

Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show® Harbors at the Music City Center Jan. 18–21

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The Progressive® Insurance Nashville Boat Show®, Tennessee’s premier boating event, is bringing a taste of summer to Nashville’s Music City Center with four days of fun Jan. 18–21, 2018. This year’s show has over 180,000 square feet of boats and accessories along with educational opportunities and fun for all ages and experience levels! View, board and shop hundreds of boats from the region’s top dealers, plus take advantage of show specials on the latest marine accessories and electronics, including cruisers, watersports and fishing boats, jet skis, canoes, kayaks, and more!  Former Miami Dolphin Kendall Newson will be on hand on … Read More

Fighting Off Invaders: Environmental Group Rips Out Non-native Plants Along Richland Creek

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An environmental nonprofit tore out an acre and a half of invasive plant species along an 550-foot stretch of Nashville’s Richland Creek last week, in an effort to restore the natural ecosystem. Throughout Nashville’s parks, and especially along its stream banks, non-native plant species have crowded out endemic flora and fauna. They’ve disturbed the broader environment, too. Along Richland Creek, exotic vines have taken down large trees that line the banks, increasing the risk of erosion and flooding. But with planning and manpower, the effects slowly can be reversed. Environmentalists hope to set an example for better land management with this project. … Read More