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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
Seymour Elected to TNCC Board of Directors Cleveland State Community College 05/21/2014
Columbia State Receives National Recognition for Advancing Diversity Columbia State Community College 04/23/2014