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TBR News
01/15/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a Strategic Plan Workshop with TBR staff on Jan. 22, 2021, in which board members can discuss the current mid-cycle review of the 2015-25 Strategic Plan for the College System of Tennessee.

 

The virtual workshop will convene online at 9 a.m. CT, Friday, Jan. 22, and is expected to end by 10:30 a.m. The session is public, and anyone interested in observing may contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at sonja.mason@tbr.edu or 615-366-3927 for log-in information.

  

FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1 this year
01/11/2021

High school seniors and college students applying for the Tennessee Promise scholarship and Tennessee Student Assistance Award programs, take heart: you have an extra month – to March 1, 2021 – to file your FAFSA application this year.

Due to conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission/Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation extended the Tennessee Promise FAFSA deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline for the Tennessee Student Assistance Award from Feb. 1 to March 1 of this year.

2020 Food Drive Challenge collects nearly 76,000 food items
12/17/2020

Students, faculty and staff at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collected nearly 76,000 food items, including almost $28,000 in cash donations, for food pantries on their campuses and food banks and other organizations in their communities during the College System of Tennessee’s 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge.

Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting
12/10/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris during its quarterly meeting today.

TBR News
12/03/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting Dec. 10. The agenda includes action on criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris, new programs at Colleges of Applied Technology, and several informational reports.

The Board of Regents governs the College System of Tennessee, comprised of the state's 13 Community Colleges and 27 Colleges of Applied Technology.  

A young reader enjoys learning about technical careers in a new children’s book from Tennessee’s Colleges of Applied Technology.
11/25/2020

It’s no secret that Tennessee, like much of the nation, has experienced a shortage of skilled workers in recent years – with high demands for more nurses, computer technicians, welders and other technical fields. In an effort to encourage more young Tennesseans to consider one of these many careers, TBR – The College System of Tennessee has premiered an original children’s book entitled “Let’s Explore Technical Careers.”

News Title Post date
Southwest Tennessee Community College offering classes at UT Martin's Somerville Center 08/02/2019
Tennessee college students win 42 medals at SkillsUSA national competitions 07/05/2019
Southwest's President Hall appointed to AACC Commission on Economic & Workforce Development 06/25/2019
Board of Regents approves tuition & fees, campus construction project recommendations, other business in quarterly meeting 06/21/2019
Board of Regents quarterly meeting June 20-21. Agenda includes tuition & fees, new construction recommendations 06/13/2019
President Ashford & President Flora selected for Leadership Tennessee Class of 2020 06/11/2019
Board of Regents to consider tuition & fee increases averaging 2.45 percent at June 21 meeting 06/04/2019
System Marketing Team Wins 9 Awards at Annual State Conference 06/03/2019
TBR committees to meet June 4. Agendas include tuition & mandatory fee recommendations 05/29/2019
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 22 to continue discussion of student tuition & mandatory fees for 2019-20 05/17/2019
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis breaks ground for new Bartlett Campus 05/15/2019
Board of Regents to meet May 14 to consider policy revisions and a building naming 05/09/2019
It's Commencement season in the College System of Tennessee 05/03/2019
Columbia State, University of North Alabama announce partnership 05/02/2019
Motlow State Automation & Robotics Training Center now open for business 04/30/2019
Jackson State Community College leads in computer information technology & cyber defense 04/19/2019
TBR’s Office of Economic & Community Development hosts Workforce Development Conference 04/18/2019
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 23 to begin review of tuition, mandatory fees for 2019-20 04/17/2019
New interactive TBR Data Dashboards, TN Education & Workforce Maps part of broader transparency initiative 04/11/2019
Board of Regents appoints Mike Whitehead as president of TCAT Pulaski & honors James D. King during quarterly meeting 03/21/2019

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