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Students Working at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

The 27 Colleges of Applied Technology are the state’s premier providers of technical training for workers to obtain the technical skills and professional training necessary for advancement in today’s job market. 

Tennessee's Community Colleges

The 13 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system comprise all two-year public institutions in Tennessee.  Each community college has a specific service area.


The Tennessee Board of Regents system includes six universities. Located throughout Tennessee, these institutions are focused on excellence in academic programming, research endeavors and public service initiatives.

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From the Board

TBR News

Tennessee’s community colleges are welcoming new and returning Tennessee Promise students to their campuses with special celebrations starting this week.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents is launching its search for a new chancellor with the appointment of a search committee that is scheduled to meet for the first time Sept. 2. The 16-member committee will be chaired by Gov. Bill Haslam, who is also chair of the Board of Regents.


The Search Advisory Committee for a new president of Jackson State Community College has been selected and will meet Thursday, Sept. 1, after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

TBR News

Students across the state are spending part of their summer performing the eight hours of community service required each semester for their Tennessee Promise college scholarships, including hundreds who did volunteer work at Tennessee State Parks last weekend.

On Campus

Vol State Launches Cyber Defense Degree Program
Volunteer State Community College
The computer hacking of major corporations, government offices and banks is a growing threat. There is a solution: Cyber Defense.
Roane State Community College

Dual enrollment was an important part of Roane State and Chelsea Smith’s plan.

Middle Tennessee State University

Starting this fall, area home-schooled high school students will have a chance to earn college credits and “get a slice of MTSU” by taking classes at the University College’s new Dual Enrollment Center.

Middle Tennessee State University

Instead of summer vacation at the beach, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park or another popular destination, local high school students Helene Hamo and Edgar Lozano are conducting chemical research in an MTSU Science Building lab for two month.