Our typical criminal justice student aspires to be a state or local police officer. It seemed that Steffanie Norwood would choose that path as well, especially since her mother is a police officer.
However, she has chosen to walk a different beat. (more…)
The position of Physician Assistant was born out of the military, making use of the medical experience and accelerated training corpsmen gained from being military doctors and medics.
When veterans returned from military service with a wealth of medical experience, but no medical degree, a program was needed to help train these veterans to utilize their skills in the civilian arena. Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina assembled the first class of physician assistants in 1965, comprised of former U.S. Navy hospital corpsmen.
At South College, our Physician Assistant program continues that alignment with the U.S. military. Several of our professors and students are either veterans or are currently in service to our country. And we continue to look for the best ways to use the skills and assets of our returning service men and women. (more…)
Career fairs are becoming a familiar stop on the job search trail. But typical job fairs can sometimes be frustrating — too many job seekers, not enough jobs, or jobs that don’t match your skill set.
At South College, our mission is to help dreams find direction. For more than 100 years, we have been serving the business community in Knoxville and East Tennessee by preparing our students for high demand fields in the local work force. We work to establish relationships with area businesses and to provide our students with the practical experience they need to be successful in their chosen field. (more…)