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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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TBR News

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet at the TBR System Office in Nashville at 9:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday, May 7. 

Chattanooga State Community College

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

The finalists are

Southwest Tennessee Community College's Macon Cove campus

Interviews Week of April 27 for 4 Southwest Tennessee Community College President Search FinalistsThe finalists’ application materials are available to view on the Presidential/Executive Searches website at Detailed campus visit schedules will be posted on the website as soon as they are finalized.

Motlow Campus

Four finalists have been selected to possibly become the next president of Motlow State Community College. Each will participate in interviews, campus forums and community receptions next week.

On Campus

Tennessee Tech University

The recently completed program will help children and others to understand the effects of different human activities, including construction sites and farms.

Middle Tennessee State University

Industry leaders and others in higher education joined MTSU officials in celebrating the awarding of a $614,000-plus National Science Foundation grant to recruit qualified female and minority applicants for the mechatronics engineering program

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU will use a $120,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to will help higher education faculty improve their students’ understanding of diverse cultures.

Roane State Community College


A Maker Space provides equipment and tools entrepreneurs need to develop prototypes.