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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


Three finalists have been named to the short list of candidates in line to become the next president of Walters State Community College in Morristown. Each will participate in campus forums and community receptions next week.

TBR News

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet via telephone at 1 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, April 12.


National reports released today highlight TBR's work to transform developmental and remedial programs. The result is dramatic and impressive.

TBR News

A program to help students who need remedial support for college math and writing courses implemented across all Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and universities last fall has proven so successful it has become a national model.

That was just one of the student success stories members of the Tennessee Board of Regents heard at their quarterly meeting today at Columbia State’s new Williamson Campus.

On Campus

Roane State Community College

Roane State Community College students studying geology will have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors at the University of Tennessee and participate in geoscience field workshops thanks to a National Science Foundation grant.

Middle Tennessee State University

The MTSU Experimental Vehicles Program’s lunar rover team members used a new airless tire design and parts assembly to land a top-10 finish at this year’s NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge.

Volunteer State Community College

Volunteerism was in the spotlight at Volunteer State Community College Tuesday as mayors from across Sumner County gathered to salute community service.

Austin Peay State University

After 85 years in print, The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student-produced newspaper, can declare itself as the finest college paper in the Southeastern U.S.