A good friend and longtime associate of ETEC passed away last week. Jesse Mae Noritake was the core of the old Roane Anderson Economic Council and was the first hire president Jim Campbell made when he joined ETEC over 20 years ago. Campbell says, "She knew how to make things work, always with a smile." Click below for her obituary.
The Roane State's Community College program has placed three kits in all 27 rural schools involved in the program. Lab-in-a-Box evolved from an initiative begun 11 years ago by the East Tennessee Economic Council to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in rural schools.
Watch this video on EM’s contributions to DOE’s $7.2 billion impact on Tennessee’s economy each year. “Having DOE spending $7.2 billion dollars annually is an impressive number,” Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Manager Jay Mullis says in the video.
During a presentation on August 27 to the East Tennessee Economic Council, Marianne Wanamaker, Executive Director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, further validated the belief about people like the O’Malleys moving here with additional empirical data.
Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, touched on the mask discussion in the Tennessee General Assembly during a recent event in Oak Ridge. "We've got a big controversy on masks right now, but I think we'll get through it," he said in a speech at an East Tennessee Economic Council meeting in Oak Ridge.