Roane State to host Parent and Family Connection receptions

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Roane State Community College is planning a series of events on its campuses that are aimed at keeping student families informed ahead of the fall semester.

Beginning later this month, the Parent and Family Connection Receptions will welcome students and their families to campus to answer any questions they have about Roane State. The dates, times and locations of each event are listed below. 

Monday, August 2Fentress4-6 p.m. CT 
Tuesday, August 3Cumberland4-6 p.m. CT 

These events are drop-in style with no appointments or registration needed in advance. Parents and other family members are welcome to attend with or without their student.

In addition to providing important updates and answering questions, Roane State staff will assist attendees with signing up for the Parent and Family Portal. The Parent and Family Portal is an online service that provides instant access to campus news, deadlines and student progress information.

Snacks and drinks will be provided at the events, along with giveaways while supplies last. For more details on resources for Roane State parents and families, visit

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 or call (865) 882-4554.

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