Daymar College Blog

Written by: Brenda Smith, Student Blogger
Posted on: May 28, 2015
Sometime last week, while in class, an office staff member came into the class room. She had two ladies with her. I thought "Oh boy, something exciting is about to happen!" The ladies said they are from the American Red Cross. They were asking to see who would be willing to donate blood at the blood drive that would be... Read more
Written by: Brenda Smith, Student Blogger
Posted on: May 19, 2015
A couple of weeks ago the office staff posted on the big bulletin board in the, what I call “the break room”, all the students who made the Dean’s List or Presidents list and had perfect attendance. I was so excited when I saw my name up there on that list. I took so many pictures of those list I almost burned up my phone... Read more
Written by: Brenda Smith, Bowling Green Campus student
Posted on: May 11, 2015
Well another weekend has come and gone. It was a great weekend I must say. I went to ballgames, (my 11 year old son plays) I went to the church youth softball game and I went to church on Sunday. Now you may wonder how I found time to study for school.  Well if you love going to school as much as I do you just find time. I... Read more
Written by: Brenda Smith, Bowling Green Campus student
Posted on: April 23, 2015
  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 was a beautiful, bittersweet day at Daymar College in Bowling Green. It was Earth day and we celebrated the day by planting a Japanese Maple tree in the honor of former Bowling Green Criminal Justice Instructor, Earnest JR Wilkins, who passed away this April. This Celebration of Life Ceremony... Read more
Written by: Holly Fitzgerald, Career Services Representative, Murfreesboro
Posted on: April 20, 2015
Jodi completed her Pharmacy Tech degree in June 2014.  She returned to Daymar College in Sept. 2014 and is currently in my INT 142 class.  Jodi has a very giving heart.  She recently participated in the St. Baldrick’s fundraising event to benefit research for children with cancer where she raised money and had her head... Read more
Written by: Pictures by Joel Musgrove, Regional Vice Chancellor of Campus Operations
Posted on: April 15, 2015
Learn more about the Nursing Program at Daymar College.
Written by: Kayla Stanley, Nashville Medical Assistant student
Posted on: April 15, 2015
My Name is Kayla Stanley and I am 26 years old. In high school at 16 years old I found out I was pregnant with my first child. With that new unexpected responsibility I had to drop out of traditional high school to support my daughter and myself.  At that point in my life I was focused on finding a job outside of a factory... Read more
Written by: Quantanna Watkins, Clarksville Student
Posted on: April 13, 2015
I am a military spouse, mom of 3, Gigi of 2 granddaughters, business owner and on March 30th, I added college graduate to the list of terms that I allow to define me. In the fall of 2013, I became a student of the Medical Assisting-Administrative program. My academic accomplishments here have been my induction into Alpha... Read more
Written by: Lushun Strange, Madisonville Student Worker
Posted on: April 10, 2015
Kathleen Hyatt, a soon to be graduate of Daymar College Madisonville, is looking forward to starting her career in the criminal justice field, “I’ve got a couple investigation positions I’m looking at.” Kathleen told her Campus Dean, Teresa Levesque. Even though her spring 2015 graduation is just around the corner, she is... Read more
Written by: Brenda Smith, student
Posted on: April 08, 2015
Hello my name is Brenda Smith. I am a college student at Daymar College and soon to be 60 years old.  I have been out of school for 42 years. I never thought I would attend college, but I love taking classes at Daymar. I feel as if I am part of a family at Daymar. There has not been a time that I needed help in getting in... Read more
Written by: Deborah Brown, Murfreesboro Campus President
Posted on: April 07, 2015
Samantha Frazee came to Daymar College in Murfreesboro, a non-traditional student determined to shift the focus and direction of her life.  She had been a stay-at-home mom since the age of 16.  Although very proud of her 3 daughters and the time she was able to be at home with them, when her two older daughters ultimately... Read more
Written by: Daymar College
Posted on: December 22, 2014
Daymar College takes pride in Changing Lives…One Person at a Time. This is the mission statement all who works for Daymar College are very passionate about, whether working on campus directly with students or behind the scenes at the corporate office. Unfortunately, behind the scenes means not always being there to watch... Read more
Written by: Greg Gabis - Operations Training Director
Posted on: October 27, 2014
I’ve been writing about habits for three weeks now. I imagine you are starting to see where I’m going with this! I think week 5 is the best time to start talking about very specific habits that you can choose to build on to create your success. I find Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People to be... Read more
Written by: Shannon Gottke
Posted on: October 16, 2014
There’s high tech and then there’s HITECH.   On one hand you have “high tech”, a newer, sleeker, approach to everyday living.  On the other hand you have “HITECH” which is a sleeker way to say “Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health”.  We all know that the former can either make your life easier or... Read more
Written by: Greg Gabis
Posted on: October 08, 2014
That first week went by fast! It’s a lot to figure out in just one week, especially if you’ve never been to college before. The research shows that it takes about three weeks to three months to create new habits. The small habits change quickly while the bigger habits take more time. The small habits are just starting to... Read more