Roane State to host virtual information sessions for students and parents

(RSCC press release) Roane State Community College will host two virtual information sessions this month focused on addressing questions from students and their parents during the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sessions are scheduled as follows:

  • Current & Prospective Student Information Session: Tuesday, May 26, 6pm – 7pm
  • Parent & Caregiver Information Session: Thursday, May 28, 6pm – 7pm

The May 26 session will be geared toward current and prospective students as they prepare for classes or are considering enrollment for summer or fall. The May 28 session will focus on answering questions parents or other caregivers may have about the college’s plans for a continued response to the pandemic.

Led by Roane State President Dr. Chris Whaley, panelists from financial aid, student services, public safety, admissions and other divisions will be present to address concerns or general questions. Questions are being collected beforehand and can be submitted via email to [email protected]. Emailed and live questions will be answered during each session.

To join either of the scheduled meetings, participants can use the following Zoom link:

Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer programs, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has locations in Roane, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, and Scott counties as well as a branch campus in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit

Remember, eligible adults can now attend Roane State tuition-free with the new Reconnect grant. Learn more at

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