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BlueSky Tennessee Institute Media Kit

BlueSky Tennessee Institute powered by ETSU is a groundbreaking workforce development partnership between BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University. This page includes key resources for members of the media interested in BlueSky. 

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Key facts 

  • BlueSky Institute is a partnership between BlueCross and ETSU. It’s designed to meet a critical business need for BlueCross by developing local technology talent the company needs to serve its customers, business partners and communities.
  • BlueSky Institute students can earn a bachelor’s degree in computing from ETSU in just two years — and qualified graduates can earn a job offer from BlueCross upon successful completion of the program.
  • BlueSky Institute students will follow an accelerated version of ETSU’s ABET-accredited computing curriculum. They will take classes, work on real-world projects, and be mentored by BlueCross technology team members at the BlueCross headquarters in Chattanooga.

 

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Video assets

JD Hickey, M.D.

President & CEO
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

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Dr. Brian Noland

President
East Tennessee State University

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Bradley Leon

Executive Director, BlueSky Tennessee Institute
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

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Dr. Tony Pittarese

Senior Associate Dean, College of Business & Technology
East Tennessee State University

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Diane Ball

VP & Chief Information Security Officer
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

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Jennifer Butler

VP, Application Solutions
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

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Dr. Bryan Johnson

Superintendent
Hamilton County Schools

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