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JSCC President Allana Hamilton and UofM Provost Karen Weddle-West sign MOU
Jackson State Community College

Jackson State Community College and the University of Memphis Lambuth signed a memorandum of understanding on March 3 that makes it easier for students to transfer between the two public institutions.

Dr. Carol G. Puryear
TCAT Murfreesboro

Dr. Carol G. Puryear assumed new duties today as interim president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Murfreesboro, pending the completion of a search for a new president. Dr. Lynn Kreider retired Wednesday after serving as the college’s president since 2012 and a 25-year career in higher education.

TCAT-Murfreesboro serves students in Rutherford and parts of six surrounding counties.

National Career & Technical Education Signing Day
College of Applied Technology

Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology are hosting National Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremonies today for students who intend to pursue a technical career pathway in the 2018-19 school year.  The ceremonies are similar to signing day events for high school students announcing where they intend to play college athletics. National Career & Technical Education Signing Day honors students who are reserving their spots in programs that lead to in-demand, technical career options with good earnings potential. 

Jackson State Firefighter
Jackson State Community College

People seeking a career as a firefighter or current firefighters who want to climb the ranks can benefit from a new degree in fire science at Jackson State Community College.

Dr. Mary Palmer, director of childcare centers at Southwest, and her charges
Southwest Tennessee Community College

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded nearly $800,000 to Southwest Tennessee Community College to support its childcare program for students with young children. The grant will fund care for 45 children of Pell Grant-eligible students pursuing an associate degree. 

Manufacturing Days co-sponsored by Jackson State Community College
Jackson State Community College

Students from 22 high schools will visit 15 area companies Oct. 6 & 20 to learn about careers in a growing industry that expects 2 million job openings over the next decade. Co-sponsored locally by Jackson State Community College and the Jackson Chamber, Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing held annually.

Title Campus Post Date
Cliff Wightman appointed president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crossville 09/22/2017
Jackson State Community College celebrating 50 years of service to students, region Jackson State Community College 09/11/2017
Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology receive $81,000 contribution from AT&T for equipment for student information-technology training programs College of Applied Technology 09/11/2017
Three community colleges win grants to increase student success and institutional outcomes Community College 08/01/2017
Governor Haslam announces grants to increase higher education opportunities at TCATs College of Applied Technology 07/31/2017
TCAT Covington will build new healthcare training facility with grants announced by Gov. Haslam College of Applied Technology 07/19/2017
Elizabethton student's ultimate goal: her own auto repair shop College of Applied Technology 07/07/2017
Gov. Haslam delivers Commencement address at Southwest Tennessee Community College Southwest Tennessee Community College 05/15/2017
Governor Haslam makes good on promise to Cleveland State students Cleveland State Community College 05/09/2017
Chancellor Tydings offers "the three 'tudes of success" to UT Martin graduates 05/09/2017
It's Commencement Season! Gov. Haslam to speak at Cleveland State, Southwest Tennessee community colleges 05/05/2017
Spilled Ink, the new student literary and art magazine at Jackson State, is now in print Jackson State Community College 04/28/2017
TCAT-Morristown's Travis France wins Colleges of Applied Technology Outstanding Student of the Year College of Applied Technology 04/11/2017
More than 2,500 Tennessee career, technical education students to compete in SkillsUSA state championships April 10-12 in Chattanooga College of Applied Technology 04/07/2017
Jerry Young appointed director of Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown College of Applied Technology 04/03/2017
New College of Applied Technology Smyrna Campus officially opened College of Applied Technology 04/03/2017
TCAT-Dickson breaks ground on new Health Careers Building College of Applied Technology 02/07/2017
Susanne Cox named interim director at Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Morristown College of Applied Technology 12/19/2016
ChattState TISL Overall Delegation is #1 Chattanooga State Community College 12/02/2016
National Science Foundation supports scholarships at Pellissippi State Pellissippi State Community College 12/01/2016