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Flora W. Tydings, Chancellor

Chancellor Flora W. Tydings has been named as one of USA Today’s Women of the Year for 2023. This recognition from the news organization is given to women who have made a significant impact in their communities and across the country. The USA Today network includes The Tennessean, The Knoxville News Sentinel, and The Commercial Appeal, as well as the Columbia Daily Herald, Oak Ridger, The Daily News Journal, The Jackson Sun, and The Leaf-Chronicle.

Tennessee Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for next president of TCAT Memphis

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee Chairs will meet March 7, 2023, to receive informational reports and review the draft agenda for the full board’s next quarterly meeting on March 30. The board’s Audit Committee will meet immediately following adjournment of the committee chairs.

Adult Worker in Construction

Governor Bill Lee’s FY 2023-24 budget proposal to fund a comprehensive upgrade of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology would be a generational investment in Tennessee’s future that will change lives and benefit our state, communities and students for decades to come, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings said.

Eve Miclaus, ATD DREAM Scholar

Eve Miclaus, a student at Roane State Community College, is one of only eight students from across the U.S. selected as a 2023 DREAM Scholar by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national nonprofit network of 300 colleges across the nation dedicated to advancing community colleges as hubs of equity and mobility in their communities.

Achieving the Dream names Chattanooga State a Leader College of Distinction

Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing community colleges as hubs of equity and mobility in their communities, has designated Chattanooga State Community College as a Leader College of Distinction for 2023, one of ATD's top nationwide honors.

Female student learning new skills in advanced manufacturing lab at Tennessee's community college

Tennessee community and technical colleges are not only the college of choice for students seeking short-term training for high-wage careers but are a driving force for businesses choosing to relocate or expand their operations in Tennessee. Strategic partnerships between TBR – The College System of Tennessee and local businesses have laid the foundation for a workforce pipeline that eliminates concern in finding qualified and highly skilled labor – an enticing incentive at a time when nationwide labor shortages are still high. 

News Title Post date
College System supports TN Pledge for Higher Education for health, safety of students, faculty, staff & public 05/28/2020
Board of Regents meets June 2 to consider appointment of president of Jackson State Community College. Committee Chairs & Audit Committee will also meet. 05/27/2020
Cleveland State & Motlow State community colleges win 2 of the 3 annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia 05/22/2020
Jackson State Community College conducts virtual forums for its presidential finalists 05/11/2020
Two College System of TN students awarded prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 04/28/2020
Board of Regents Finance Committee to meet April 29 to begin review of tuition, fees for 2020-21 04/23/2020
Nine TN Colleges of Applied Technology win SkillsUSA Chapters of Excellence designation; Advisor of the Year named 04/16/2020
College System honors its Outstanding Students, Faculty & Staff Members, & Colleges in second annual SOAR Awards 04/07/2020
TN Board of Regents spring quarterly meeting is April 7 by conference call. Agenda includes SOAR Awards winners, new programs & policies 04/02/2020
TN community & technical colleges help protect health professionals 03/23/2020
Systemwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information 03/16/2020
Tennessee’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology given broad operational flexibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 03/12/2020
Two TN Board of Regents committees and committee chairs to meet March 10 03/05/2020
Four finalists selected for Jackson State Community College's next president. Campus visits set for March 16-19 02/28/2020
Chattanooga State & Southwest Tennessee community colleges earn national Leader College status 02/21/2020
National Signing Day for high school students pursuing career & technical educations 02/20/2020
TBR Audit Committee to meet Feb. 11 02/05/2020
TBR Finance Committee sets meetings on student fees for Feb. 7, Feb. 20 & March 10 02/03/2020
Congratulations to our December graduates! 12/20/2019
Board of Regents approves 12 new training programs at Colleges of Applied Technology in its quarterly meeting 12/12/2019