Student loan forgiveness is on a lot of people’s minds since one in eight Tennesseans has student loan debt. It’s a topic folks have strong opinions about – and with about 20 colleges and universities in the Middle Tennessee area, Nashville is especially impacted.
A group of mostly Black males gathers for a photo in the multicultural affairs office at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. Some of them are new to college, and others are in their final years of completing a degree.
Though monkeypox is rare and not as contagious as the coronavirus, there’s still opportunities for it to spread on a college campus through sharing a dorm room, hookups and even contact sports.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology campuses, or TCATs, will now be required to partner with local high schools to provide early career exposure opportunities to students.
Tennesseans carry more than $30 billion in student loan debt. But President Biden’s forgiveness plan announced Wednesday will make a dent in that figure.
Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx Studies has received national recognition for its work, as well as $1.7 million in federal grants. The funds will expand its unique curriculum and the number of students who can access it.