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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.”

TCAT Elizabethton's Tyler Hankes works with 3D printer in computer lab
11/20/2020

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are ready to help Tennesseans who want to learn a new career or new skills. With Tennessee Reconnect, it’s tuition-free – and enrolling in classes online or in your community is easy.

TBR News
11/11/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs and the Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, to receive updates and review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting in December.

Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans
11/10/2020

Military veterans at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are being honored in Veterans Day activities this week – and one veteran at each college will be awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans.

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Chancellor Flora W. Tydings established the new commendation as a system-level award to honor the service, bravery and sacrifices of military veterans in the campus communities. It supplements Veterans Day ceremonies, observances or recognitions that the colleges traditionally conduct.

three students studying rocks
10/21/2020

As part of its continuing work to reduce the costs of college attendance and increase equity in student outcomes, the Tennessee Board of Regents is awarding grants to faculty teams at seven community colleges to create learning materials for their courses that students will use for free, in lieu of commercially published textbooks.

TN Promise Deadline Nov 1
10/20/2020

Tennessee Promise provides Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to attend a community or technical college free of tuition and mandatory fees. Tennessee Promise is both a scholarship and mentoring program.

The application deadline for Summer/Fall 2021 has been extended to December 1, 2020.

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News Title Post date
Board of Regents approves tuition increases of 2.7% at community colleges, 3% at technical colleges – fourth consecutive year of increases under 4% 06/22/2018
Northeast State Community College presidential Search Advisory Committee appointed, to meet Aug. 16 06/20/2018
Board of Regents to meet June 21-22; agenda includes student tuition for 2018-19 06/15/2018
Board of Regents appoints Dr. Jon D. Mandrell president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro 05/30/2018
Board of Regents, committees to meet May 30. Finance & Business Operations Committee to consider tuition & fee recommendation. 05/23/2018
Two Leaders from the College System of Tennessee Selected for the 2018 Class of the Harvard Young American Leaders Program 05/15/2018
Tennessee Board of Regents to hold special meeting May 30 to consider appointment of new president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro 05/14/2018
First TN Promise class had higher graduation rate and number of students who earned college credential 05/10/2018
Board's Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 18 to continue its discussion of tuition and fees for 2018-19 05/10/2018
Success stories abound at Commencement ceremonies across the College System 05/08/2018
Two academic leaders from Tennessee community colleges selected for prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowships 04/30/2018
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 30 to begin review of tuition, mandatory fees for 2018-19 04/27/2018
First class of TNTrained graduates ready to assist in Tennessee’s jobs recruitment efforts 04/16/2018
Board of Regents approves criteria for next Northeast State Community College president, new degree programs, changes in student incidental fees 03/29/2018
Search Advisory Committee for next president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro meets April 2 03/27/2018
Board of Regents quarterly meeting is March 29; agenda includes criteria for next president of Northeast State Community College, student incidental fee changes 03/23/2018
Carrington Fox named College System of Tennessee’s Outstanding Technical Student of the Year 03/21/2018
College System of Tennessee's 2nd Advising Academy focuses on adult learners 03/19/2018
Board of Regents appoints next presidents of Motlow State and Nashville State community colleges 03/13/2018
Board of Regents to meet March 13 to consider recommendations for new presidents of Motlow State, Nashville State community colleges 03/06/2018

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