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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

More than 20,000 students across the country have already registered for free online preparation courses for Advanced Placement exams developed by faculty from the Tennessee Board of Regents, and enrollment continues.

Sept. 2015 Board meeting at Jackson State Community College

Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents discussed progress toward the system-wide completion goals, approved committee recommendations for compensation plans and capital budgets, and approved building naming requests, among other topics at its quarterly meeting on the campus of Jackson State Community College.

Jackson State Community College

The Tennessee Board of Regents, the state university and college system of Tennessee, will meet in regular quarterly session at Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tenn., on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 16 and 17.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called telephonic meeting of the Personnel and Compensation Committee at 9:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 2 to consider faculty requests for permission to appeal decisions related to promotion.

On Campus

Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga State Community College has been designated a VETS Campus by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) in recognition of the school’s support of veteran students.

Roane State Community College

Advanced manufacturing was showcased at Roane State’s Clinton Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility. 

Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) and The University of Tennessee at Martin signed a dual admission partnership agreement that will “provide a seamless and guaranteed transition from a DSCC associate degree program to a UT bachelor’s degree program by providing one curriculum plan for earning both degrees.”

Middle Tennessee State University

The Journey Home Project, co-founded by country music legend Charlie Daniels, has committed $50,000 to help equip the new Veterans and Military Family Center at Middle Tennessee State University.