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German & American delegation visits TCAT Knoxville
10/11/2019

A 20-person delegation of Germans and Americans working in education and economic and workforce development visited Pellissippi State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville as part of the American Council on Germany’s initiative, "Transatlantic Cities of Tomorrow: Digitalization and the Future of Work."

TBR establishes new foundation to support its community & technical colleges
09/30/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents has established the Foundation for the College System of Tennessee to support its 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology through advocacy, marketing and fundraising.

The foundation’s board will guide the foundation in its mission, vision and growth. The board’s inaugural members are leaders in business, education and nonprofits who have a keen interest in the public colleges and their students as key to Tennessee’s future. The board convened for the first time last week and will meet again in February and June of 2020.

Gov. Lee and others break ground for McMinn Higher Education Center
09/27/2019

Gov. Bill Lee and other state and local officials broke ground today for construction of the McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens, a collaborative facility that will house programs offered by Cleveland State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens, and UT Extension.

The $18 million, 52,000-square-foot center is expected to open for classes and training in 2021. It will also provide space for local industry training to upgrade the skills of the area’s workforce.

Walters State Community College's Niswonger Campus in Greeneville
09/20/2019

Students at Tennessee’s community colleges earned 14,963 Associate degrees and technical certificates during the 2018-19 academic year – a 79 percent increase over the past 10 years despite a slight decrease in student enrollment over the same period.

Board of Regents appoints Dr. Allana Hamilton vice chancellor for academic affairs
09/20/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Allana R. Hamilton as the board’s new vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has been president of Jackson State Community College for nearly three years and has a total of 28 years of experience as a faculty member and academic officer.

TN Math Alignment Group works to identify learning gaps for students between high school, college mathematics
09/18/2019

The Tennessee Math Alignment Group, composed of 25 math educators and advocates from across the state, has launched an effort to identify learning gaps for students between high school and college mathematics and make policy recommendations to bridge them.

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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
Two Tennessee community colleges are finalists for prestigious national excellence awards 02/28/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 20 02/14/2018
2018 All-Tennessee Academic Team honored at 22nd annual celebration 02/14/2018
Students, presidents participate in College System's Day on the Hill 02/14/2018
Search committee selects 4 finalists for presidency at Nashville State Community College 01/31/2018
Finalists selected for presidency of Motlow State Community College 01/31/2018
Educators, economic development professionals convene first TNTrained class 01/31/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 6 01/31/2018

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