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Dr. Orinthia Montague, Dr. Melody Edmonds
07/27/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Orinthia T. Montague as the next president of Volunteer State Community College and Dr. Melody Edmonds as the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology McMinnville, both effective Sept. 1.

Search committee appointed for next president of Dyersburg State Community College
07/16/2021

A Search Advisory Committee that will lead and assist the Tennessee Board of Regents' search for the next president of Dyersburg State Community College has been appointed and will meet for its orientation session and a public forum on Aug. 18.

Board of Regents Member Greg Duckett will chair the 17-member committee, which also includes Regents Mark George, Nisha Powers and Emily J. Reynolds; representatives of the college’s faculty, staff, students and alumni, and business and community representatives from the Dyersburg area. The complete list of members is below.

Volunteer State Community College
07/09/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting July 27 to consider the appointments of the next presidents of Volunteer State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McMinnville.

07/09/2021

Four finalists have been selected for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McMinnville. All four will participate in campus interviews and public forums on the McMinnville campus July 15, the next step in the presidential search.

The finalists are:

Nashville State & Southwest Tennessee community colleges earn VETS Campus certification
07/02/2021

Nashville State Community College and Southwest Tennessee Community College have earned certification as Veterans Education Transition Support (VETS) Campuses, designating their supportive environment and services to help veterans successfully transition from military service to college.

Tennessee students bring home SkillsUSA medals
07/02/2021

Career and technical education students from across Tennessee demonstrated excellence and brought home medals and honors at the 2021 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference last week.

The annual SkillsUSA conference and its national championship competitions showcased the nation’s best career and technical education (CTE) students, who competed in 106different trade, technical and leadership events. The 2021 SkillsUSA Championships were held virtually due to pandemic-related travel restrictions.

News Title Post date
Nashville State & Southwest Tennessee community colleges earn VETS Campus certification. Eleven Tennessee community colleges now VETS certified 07/02/2021
Tennessee students excel at SkillsUSA National Conference and its competitions 07/02/2021
Board of Regents approves tuition and fees for 2021-22, updates to strategic plan, new training programs 06/18/2021
Three finalists selected for Volunteer State Community College's next president. Campus visits, public forums set for June 22-24 06/18/2021
TN Board of Regents to meet June 17-18. Agenda includes proposed tuition, fees for 2021-22 academic year 06/11/2021
STRONG Act expansion gives TN National Guard personnel more educational opportunities 06/11/2021
Board of Regents Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet June 11 to consider tuition, fee recommendations for 2021-22 06/04/2021
Members of Maxine Smith Fellows leadership program Class of 2021-22 announced 06/04/2021
Board of Regents Committee Chairs, Audit Committee, and Personnel and Compensation Committee to meet June 1 05/25/2021
Jackson State Community College & TCAT Jackson create student pathway to Engineering Systems Technology program 05/18/2021
Grants awarded to college & university teams to create Open Educational Resources for students 05/03/2021
Search committee for next president of Volunteer State Community College to hold first meeting & public forum April 28 04/21/2021
College System of Tennessee, Columbia State Community College & other institutions celebrate Southern Tennessee Higher Education Center opening 04/16/2021
Committee appointed to lead search for next president of Volunteer State Community College 03/31/2021
Board of Regents appoints Willie Huffman president of TN Colleges of Applied Technology Paris and McKenzie, approves criteria for next presidents of Volunteer State Community College and TCAT McMinnville 03/25/2021
College System of Tennessee honors its Outstanding Students, Faculty, Staff, Colleges and more in third annual SOAR Awards 03/25/2021
SOAR Awards Ceremony Live-Streamed Thursday at 8:25 a.m. CT 03/24/2021
Board of Regents to meet March 25. Agenda includes consideration of president of TCATs Paris & McKenzie, criteria for next presidents of Volunteer State and TCAT McMinnville 03/18/2021
ACTE Announces Dr. Tachaka Hollins as a 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program Fellow 03/17/2021
New Health & Science Center opens at Cleveland State Community College 03/09/2021

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