“Wellness and Learning - Finding the Link in Southern Appalachia” is the topic of an expert panel discussion that will be sponsored by the Niswonger Foundation for the benefit of Tusculum College students, staff, faculty and anyone interested in participating.
The event will be Tuesday, February 16, at 7 p.m. and will be held at Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium.
The panel of experts include: Dr. Randy Wykoff, dean of the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University; Oliver “Buzz” Thomas, president of Great Schools Partnership and former director of the Niswonger Foundation; Dr. Kimberly Ferguson, director of the Hancock County school-based health centers, and Dr. John Boyd, principal of Science Hill High School.
Topics to be addressed include the current level of health and educational achievement in Northeast Tennessee, the possible directions for the future and the role that the next generation of citizens can and must play in improving the region.
Tusculum College students will earn Arts and Lecture credit for participating.
For more information call 798-7837.