South College dental program earns elevated accreditation status

Dental Assisting program in Nashville accredited at highest available level The Dental Assisting program at South College Nashville has earned elevated accreditation status through a thorough vetting process by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). The certificate in Dental Assisting program has been granted the accreditation status of “approval without reporting requirements” from CODA. This is the highest level of … Read More

The Christman Company project earns Keep Knoxville Beautiful award

A project by The Christman Company, The University of Tennessee Student Union, has earned a 2020 Keep Knoxville Beautiful Orchids Award in the new architecture category. Award winners were announced at a ceremony Feb. 25. Officially opened in 2019, the $187 million, 395,088-square-foot UT Student Union is the university’s largest construction project to date. The Orchids Award for new architecture … Read More

Downtown Knoxville Alliance adds resources to guide prospective downtown residents

Developers have started construction on a combined 420 new residential units in Downtown Knoxville, signaling continued housing demand within the central business district, which is a 0.67-square-mile area in the city’s core. The new rental and purchase options will push the district’s housing units to more than 2,000, in addition to units in surrounding downtown neighborhoods. “Downtown Knoxville has become … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Teri Rector as customer service representative

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Teri Rector as a customer service representative at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth … Read More

The Christman Company acquires MEDCO Construction from Baylor Scott & White Health

The Christman Company, a national construction management and real estate development firm based in Lansing, Michigan, and with an office in Knoxville, Tennessee, has acquired MEDCO Construction in Texas. The acquisition allows Christman, which also has an office in Grapevine, Texas, to expand its construction services and sets the stage for growth in Texas and surrounding areas. MEDCO was the … Read More

Johnson Architecture project Chesapeake’s West earns Keep Knoxville Beautiful award

Chesapeake’s West, designed by Johnson Architecture, has earned a 2020 Keep Knoxville Beautiful Orchids Award for the transformation of a tire center into a modern, nautical dining experience. Award winners were announced at a ceremony Feb. 25. To accomplish their vision, the owners, Copper Cellar Family of Restaurants, collaborated with longtime partner Johnson Architecture to artfully remake the cinderblock building … Read More

South College again earns Top 10 Military Friendly® School designation

South College, which has demonstrated its commitment to those who serve in the armed forces, again has earned the Military Friendly® School designation for 2020-2021 and is among the Top 10 in the country. “It is a privilege to create programs and opportunities for our military-connected students, veterans and their families,” said Steve South, chancellor of South College. “This honor … Read More

Knoxville Realtor Kanika White appointed to KCDC board

Realtor Kanika White has been appointed by Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon to the Board of Commissioners for Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC). White, who has 15 years of experience in real estate and property management, will fill the unexpired term of the late Gloria Garner, who died Dec. 10, 2019. Garner, 82, a longtime community organizer and retiree of the … Read More

South College earns Minuteman Award from Tennessee National Guard

In honor of its continued commitment to assist military students under the Tennessee STRONG Act, South College has earned a Minuteman Award from the Tennessee National Guard. The STRONG Act, which stands for Support, Training, and Renewing Opportunity for National Guardsmen, provides eligible members of the Tennessee National Guard tuition funding towards a first-time bachelor’s degree through a reimbursement program. … Read More

The Christman Company earns awards for UT Student Union, State Street Garage expansion

The Knoxville branch of Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Tennessee has honored The Christman Company with Build Knoxville awards for the University of Tennessee Student Union and State Street Garage expansion projects. The company earned a Commercial Award for the UT Student Union and an Infrastructure/Public Works/Environmental Award for the State Street Garage expansion at the AGC Build Knoxville Construction … Read More