Recent News

Two finalists selected for next president of TCATs Paris & McKenzie
03/04/2021

A Search Advisory Committee has selected two finalists for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Paris and McKenzie. The candidates will participate in online campus interviews and public forums on Thursday, March 11 for members of the public and the campus communities to learn more about them – the next step in the selection process.

The finalists are:

TBR News
03/02/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs and its Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to receive updates and review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting March 25.

Open Education Week
03/02/2021

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are celebrating national Open Education Week this week (March 1-5), as part of a statewide collaboration among colleges and universities in lowering textbook costs by expanding the use of freely available, openly-licensed Open Educational Resources (OER).

Dr. Allana Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund
03/02/2021

Dr. Allana Hamilton headed to college more than 35 years ago intending to become a medical doctor. Later, as a graduate teaching assistant in biology, and in summers as a state park naturalist helping visitors learn about the park’s plant and animal life, she discovered a love for teaching and changed her career path to education.

UT announces partnership with Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville & Knoxville College
02/26/2021

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has entered into a collaborative partnership with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and Knoxville College that reinforces UT’s commitment to connect the university’s knowledge and resources with the community in mutually beneficial ways, UT announced Thursday.

Board of Regents to hold Strategic Plan Workshop Feb. 12
02/05/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a second Strategic Plan Workshop with TBR staff on Feb. 12, 2021, in which board members will continue discussing the current mid-cycle review of the 2015-25 Strategic Plan for the College System of Tennessee.

News Title Post date
The University of Tennessee announces a new collaborative partnership with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville & Knoxville College 02/26/2021
Board of Regents to hold second Strategic Plan Workshop Feb. 12 02/05/2021
Deadlines extended for TN Reconnect (adults without degrees) & Dual Enrollment Grants (high school students) 02/04/2021
Southwest Tennessee Community College wins national Bellwether Award recognizing achievements in redesigning the student experience 01/28/2021
Presidents of TN Colleges of Applied Technology Jackson and Murfreesboro re-elected to Council on Occupational Education governing board 01/25/2021
Board of Regents to hold Strategic Plan Workshop Jan. 22, for update on 2015-25 Strategic Plan mid-cycle review 01/15/2021
FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1, 2021 01/11/2021
Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collect nearly 76,000 food items in 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge 12/17/2020
Board of Regents approves criteria for next president of TCATs McKenzie & Paris; hears several informational reports during December meeting 12/10/2020
Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 10. Agenda includes criteria for next president of TN Colleges of Applied Technology McKenzie & Paris 12/03/2020
Colleges of Applied Technology sharing new children's book with local libraries & schools 11/25/2020
Tennessee's community & technical colleges ready to help Tennesseans Reconnect to Workforce tuition-free 11/20/2020
Tennessee Board of Regents Committee Chairs & Audit Committee to meet Nov. 17 11/11/2020
Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans helps honor veterans at Tennessee’s community & technical colleges 11/10/2020
Grants awarded to faculty teams to create free course materials for students, reducing costs of college attendance 10/21/2020
TN Promise Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to December 1 10/20/2020
TBR Audit Committee to meet Oct. 14 to consider hiring an information systems auditor 10/09/2020
Nearly 500 faculty, staff, students participate in 2020's virtual We All Rise Conference 10/08/2020
Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology joining national Achieving the Dream Network focused on success of all students 09/29/2020
Tennessee’s community & technical colleges awarded 22,998 degrees, diplomas in 2019-20 academic year; 15,874 awards at community college awards were a record high 09/23/2020

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