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May 23, 2018

The Board will consider appointment of a new president of TCAT Murfreesboro. Other meetings include the Board's committee chairs, Audit Committee and Finance & Business Operations Committee, which will consider recommendations for 2018-19 student tuition and fees.


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Columbia State and Belmont Sign Agreement
May 17, 2018 Columbia State Community College
This new agreement—which provides deeper connections between the two programs and streamlines services and admissions for students—aims to assist students in pursuing a bachelor's degree after community college in Tennessee.

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Thompson and Ashford Headshots
May 15, 2018

Young American Leaders, a Harvard Business School initiative that convenes leaders from 12 U.S. cities, works to develop leaders to make local communities prosper.


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Jon Mandrell Headshot
May 14, 2018

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings will recommend Dr. Jon D. Mandrell for the Murfreesboro presidency at a special called meeting of the board on May 30. Mandrell is currently vice president of academics and student services at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Ill., where he has worked in a number of teaching and administrative roles since 2008.


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Commencement 2018
May 10, 2018

New analysis of first TN Promise class at Tennessee’s community colleges, through its five semesters of eligibility, shows a 52.2% success rate -- students who graduated, transferred or were still enrolled.


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May 10, 2018

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet by telephone conference call at 9:30 a.m. CT Friday, May 18, to continue its discussion of student tuition and mandatory fees for the 2018-19 academic year.


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Outstanding Vol State grad Keonya Milam and her family
May 8, 2018

Commencement season is in full bloom across the College System of Tennessee as thousands of graduates walk across stages to receive their degrees, diplomas, certificates, pins and other credentials. “Graduation is our highest level of student success,” Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings said.


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Jackson and Nichols
April 30, 2018

Dr. Shanna Jackson of Nashville State and Dr. Dana Nichols of Chattanooga State are among 40 members of 2018-19 class


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Tennessee Board of Regents December 14, 2017
April 27, 2018

The meeting is the first of three the committee will hold as it works toward its recommendations on tuition and fees. The committee also plans to meet May 18 and May 30 to complete its recommendations, which will be considered by the full Board of Regents June 22.


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April 16, 2018

Seventy-four educators and economic and workforce development professionals have been awarded certificates as the first graduates of TNTrained, a new initiative of the College System of Tennessee and its partners, the state Department of Economic and Community Development and the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.


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Nashville State, Metro Nashville Public Schools announce Early College Program
April 13, 2018 Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College (NSCC) will offer Metro Public Schools students an Early College High School Program beginning in the 2018-2019 school year


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JSCC McWherter Center
April 3, 2018 Jackson State Community College

UT Martin’s Jackson Center and Jackson State Community College will host an open house event on Tuesday, April 17. The event will be held at JSCC’s McWherter Center between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on that day.

In December, UT Martin’s Jackson Center moved from its location on the 45 By-pass to Jackson State’s McWherter Center. The two institutions had entered into an articulation agreement in the fall which ensured a seamless transfer from JSCC to UTM.


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March 29, 2018

At its quarterly meeting, the Board also acted on several other measures and recognized and heard from its new Outstanding Technical Student of the Year.


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March 27, 2018

The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Room 213 of TCAT Murfreesboro’s Smyrna Campus, 663 Ken Pilkerton Drive, Smyrna. The meeting will include a period for public comment, to allow members of the public and college community to express views about the search and characteristics and skills the next president should have.


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Tennessee Board of Regents
March 23, 2018

The Board will meet at 12 noon CT at Nashville State Community College, 120 White Bridge Road, in the H Building Theater. 


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Carrington Fox, 2018 Outstanding Technical Student of the Year
March 21, 2018

Carrington Fox, a Nashville journalist and mother of three who returned to college to pursue her lifelong dream of building, was named the College System of Tennessee’s Outstanding Technical Student of the Year today.


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Students at SkillsUSA Tennessee Leadership Conference
March 19, 2018

The future workforce of Tennessee will be on full display at the SkillsUSA Tennessee championship competitions in Chattanooga Monday through Wednesday, March 19-21.


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Dr.  Wendy Troxler addresses Tennessee community college advisors at Advising Academy
March 19, 2018

About 90 advisors from Tennessee’s community and technical colleges convened in Nashville to improve their skills in advising adult learners, thousands of whom are expected on campuses when the expanded Tennessee Reconnect program goes into effect with this year’s fall semester.


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Dr. Shanna Jackson & Dr. Michael Torrence
March 13, 2018

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Shanna L. Jackson as the next president of Nashville State Community College and Dr. Michael L. Torrence as the next president of Motlow State Community College.

Torrence will assume office at Motlow on May 1 and Jackson will begin her leadership of Nashville State on June 1.


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Michael Torrence and Shanna Jackson
March 6, 2018

The Board of Regents will consider Chancellor Tydings' recommendations of Dr. Michael L. Torrence for president of Motlow and Dr. Shanna L. Jackson for president of Nashville State. 


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