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TCAT Outstanding Student of the Year Travis France
April 11, 2017 College of Applied Technology

Travis France was selected as the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Outstanding Student of the Year Monday night in Chattanooga. France is a student at TCAT-Morristown and is from Newport, Tenn.


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Students at work on their building and carpentry skills
April 7, 2017 College of Applied Technology

The future workforce of Tennessee will be on full display at the SkillsUSA Tennessee championship competitions to be held in Chattanooga Monday-Wednesday, April 10-12. More than 2,500 career and technical education students from high schools and colleges across the state will compete in 120 contests.


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Pellissippi State Students
April 6, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet April 13 by telephone conference call to begin discussions on maintenance fees and tuition for the 2017-18 academic year.


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Tennessee Board of Regents meets March 31, 2017
April 3, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed a new director at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Morristown, heard a report from students on the Tennessee Promise scholarship program, approved changes in some student incidental fees and acted on other items on the agenda in its regular quarterly meeting Friday, March 31. 


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Board of Regents appoints Jerry Young director at TCAT-Morristown
April 3, 2017 College of Applied Technology

The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed Jerry S. Young as the new director at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Morristown


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College of Applied Technology Smyrna ribbon cutting
April 3, 2017 College of Applied Technology

Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora Tydings joined Nissan officials to formally open the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Murfreesboro’s Smyrna Campus and Nissan Training Center. The state-of-the-art facility offers high-quality programs to prepare Tennessee students and Nissan employees for careers in advanced manufacturing and other fields.


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March 24, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in its regular quarterly session March 31 in Smyrna with an agenda that includes changes in some student incidental fees requested by colleges, appointment of a new director at TCAT-Morristown and a report by students on the Tennessee Promise scholarship program.  A day earlier, on March 30, Regents will also convene for a board retreat in Murfreesboro. 


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March 7, 2017

Two TBR committees -- Audit, and Finance and Business Operations --  as well as the chairs of all the board’s committees, will meet Tuesday, March 14, to review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting on March 31. The Audit Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m., the Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet at 12:30 p.m., and the Committee Chairs will meet at 1 p.m. All three meetings will be held in Rooms 201-202-203 at the TBR system office at 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tenn., 37214.


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Spring Advising Academy
March 6, 2017
About 120 college advisors from across Tennessee gathered to review and explore strategies for keeping students moving toward completing their degrees. The 2017 Spring Advising Academy is the first in what is hoped will be a series of conferences to boost the key role that advising plays in student success.

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Students at Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro's Smyrna campus
February 17, 2017

Nearly 2,000 high school students across Tennessee took their seats Thursday at tables festooned with school colors to sign their college letters of intent. Parents, siblings and other relatives, school officials, and business and civic leaders watched and applauded. It was a scene replayed at most of the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology for National Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day on Feb. 16.  Modeled after the NCAA’s National Signing Day for high school athletes signing letters of intent to play college sports, CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day honors students choosing to enroll in technical colleges to further their educations.


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February 17, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Thursday, Feb. 23, to continue its discussion of student fee requests by TBR colleges and universities and a draft policy on how TBR will consider university budgets under the FOCUS Act.


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New Health Careers Building at TCAT-Dickson
February 7, 2017 College of Applied Technology

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Dickson has broken ground on its new Health Careers Building, which officials hope will be open for classes this fall.


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February 3, 2017

The search for a new president of Chattanooga State Community College launches Friday, Feb. 10, with a public forum on the campus and the orientation meeting of a 19-member Search Advisory Committee that will review candidates and recommend finalists for the office. The forum will allow members of the campus and Greater Chattanooga communities to present their views about the qualities the committee should look for when reviewing candidates.


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January 31, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 7, to discuss various aspects of fees levied by TBR colleges and universities and a draft policy on how TBR will consider university budgets under the FOCUS Act. No votes are scheduled but the discussion launches consideration of mandatory and incidental fee requests by TBR campuses for the 2017-18 academic year.


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January 27, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved criteria for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College and identified a 19-member Search Advisory Committee to review candidates and recommend finalists for the office.


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January 25, 2017

The agenda for Friday’s special called meeting of the Tennessee Board of Regents has been amended to include two additional items, including a proposal that would retain outgoing Chancellor David Gregory as a TBR employee for one month as a transition advisor for his successor, Dr. Flora Tydings.


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Chattanooga State
January 23, 2017

Gov. Bill Haslam, chairman of the Board of Regents, has called a special telephone meeting of the board for 3 p.m. CST, Jan. 27, to consider search criteria for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College. Approval of the criteria is the first step in the search for a successor to Dr. Flora Tydings, who becomes chancellor of the Board of Regents system Feb. 1.


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TBR Student Government Association presidents at their summer retreat
January 13, 2017

From food and baby-supply drives to wildfire damage cleanup and repair, students across Tennessee are working on scores of community service projects as part of a statewide Martin Luther King Day of Service initiative planned by student leaders at Tennessee Board of Regents colleges and universities. In addition to helping people and communities in need, the project provides more focused opportunities for Tennessee Promise students to perform the eight hours of community service required per semester for the scholarship program.


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Debbie Adams
January 10, 2017

Debbie Adams, a 30-year career staffer and administrator at Chattanooga State Community College, will serve as interim president of the college when President Flora Tydings leaves Feb. 1 to assume her new role as chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents. Adams, currently the college’s vice president of student affairs and workforce development, is being appointed today by TBR Chancellor David Gregory to lead Chattanooga State until the next president is appointed by the Board of Regents and arrives on campus later this year.


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Dr. Tristan Denley
January 5, 2017

Dr. Tristan Denley, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been named one of five U.S. “higher education leaders to watch in 2017 (and beyond)” by the online publication Education Dive.

Denley is the only university system administrator on the list. 


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