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Chattanooga State Community College
May 5, 2017

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings will recommend Dr. Rebecca Ashford as the next president of Chattanooga State Community College in a special called meeting of the board on Friday, May 12.


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Spilled Ink, Vol. 1, No. 1
April 28, 2017 Jackson State Community College

Jackson State's Creative Writing Club has created and issued the first print edition of Spilled Ink, the college's new student literary journal.


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April 28, 2017

The Board of Regents Personnel and Compensation Committee approved four administrative appointments recommended by Chancellor Flora Tydings as part of a strategic reorganization of the TBR system office to reflect its streamlined mission as a unified community and technical college system under the state’s FOCUS Act.


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April 21, 2017

The Personnel and Compensation Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in a special called session Thursday, April 27, to receive and consider recommendations for appointments to executive staff positions reporting to the chancellor.


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Chattanooga State Community College
April 14, 2017

Four finalists have been selected in the search for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College. All four will participate in campus visits and forums April 19 through April 25, the next step in the selection process.


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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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