Knoxville News Sentinel: McQueen stresses link between education, workforce

Campus News | April 27, 2015

(April 27, 2015) – Tennessee’s newly appointed Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen speaks to a packed auditorium Monday, April 27 at Carson-Newman University. A diverse group of C-N students, faculty and staff attended as well as regional educators and city and county leaders.

By MJ Slaby, Knoxville News Sentinel

JEFFERSON CITY — Although it was her first visit to Carson-Newman University, Candice McQueen said being on campus was a familiar feeling.

“It feels like I’m going home,” said the Tennessee Commissioner of Education, who worked at Lipscomb University before becoming commissioner.

To an auditorium of current and future educators, McQueen stressed education is what creates…[click here to read more]