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Thursday, June 21, 2018
ORAU names Kris Emery new controller Financial executive brings more than 25 years of finance, accounting and analyst experience to ORAU OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Kris Emery, former director of finance and operations for Burkhart & Company accounting firm in Knoxville, has been named controller for ORAU.  In his new role, Kris will provide financial leadership and will serve an instrumental role in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Bill Beatty joins Y-12 Federal Credit Union as the Director, Remote Member Services, and Call Center. His primary responsibilities will be to manage the Contact Center, and the Personal Teller Machine (PTM) teams. Beatty previously worked for Conduent BPO, Bank of America, and CertusBank and has more than 20 years of experience in the contact center and financial services industries. Mr. Beatty ...read more
Categories: Human Interest
Monday, June 18, 2018
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — ORAU has awarded competitive research grants totaling $180,000 to 36 junior faculty from its member institutions. The annual grants are made through the company’s Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards program that provides funds to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.  The recipients, each of whom is in the first two years of a tenure track ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 18, 2018
The Oak Ridge Center for Leadership & Community Development, an affiliated organization of the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce its Encounter Oak Ridge program will be offered during the month of August. Encounter Oak Ridge is a four-session program designed to introduce Oak Ridge to new residents, new employees and everyone interested in learning more about the community ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, June 15, 2018
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 12, 2018) – The City of Oak Ridge is once again sponsoring a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. The display will be held in A.K. Bissell Park on July 4th and is scheduled to begin at dark, around 9:45 p.m.  The Oak Ridge Community Band, now in their 74th year, will perform prior to the fireworks. The concert is free, but donations are accepted by the band to help ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, June 07, 2018
In a world where toddlers learn to use smartphones and computers before they can walk, is it really too soon to teach them Newton’s three laws of motion or Einstein’s theory of general relativity? Author Chris Ferrie doesn’t think so. Ferrie, a physicist and mathematician, knows that teaching children science and technology concepts early is crucial. “We teach our children lengthy words like ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
Friday, June 01, 2018
ORAU names Wanda Gamble vice president of business development Former Battelle Memorial Institute executive brings 20-plus years of business development and customer relationship management experience to ORAU    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Wanda Gamble, former vice president of business development for health and analytics at Battelle Memorial Institute, has been named vice president of business ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release