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At the college level

Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2009 10:37 am

The Messenger 09.02.09
Rebecca L. Brown of Union City has been named to the Dean’s List for the summer semester at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
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JOHNSON CITY (AP) — East Tennessee State University has entered into two new exchange agreements with institutions in other countries.
A study abroad arrangement has been established with the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.
An exchange program has also been established with Woosuk University in Wanju, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
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MEMPHIS (AP) — Colleges in the Memphis area are preparing for an outbreak of swine flu.
Campus safety director John Blaisdell at Rhodes College says the threat is real and imminent. Rhodes has distributed 2,000 prevention kits that include cleansing gel, surface wipes and tips on preventing flu transmission.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center professor Mack Land told The Commercial Appeal college students are susceptible to infection because they are housed in dorms and there is a lot of social interaction.
The medical school will follow its usual flu season regimen, which is designed to protect students and faculty members who are in and out of hospitals.
Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com

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