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Northeast State student Tuan Nguyen addresses ATD conference
02/21/2020

Two of the four colleges from across the country newly earning the prestigious Leader College status from the national Achieving the Dream Network for steady improvement in student success outcomes are Tennessee community colleges.

High school students at Signing Day at TCAT Nashville's Portland Campus
02/20/2020

Across Tennessee today, proud parents and school administrators cheered on hundreds of high school students who signed on to pursuing career and technical educations at Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.

It was National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day across the state and nation – an event modeled after the NCAA’s National Signing Day for high school athletes. National CTE (Career & Technical Education) Signing Day honors students choosing to enroll in technical colleges to further their educations.

TBR News
02/05/2020

The Audit Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11, to receive and consider a recommendation to hire an investigative audit manager. The committee has authority to hire new audit staff members.

The meeting will be held by telephone conference call at 2:30 p.m. CT Feb. 11. The meeting is open to the public, and anyone wishing to join the call as listeners should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at 615-366-3927 or sonja.mason@tbr.edu by 9 a.m. Feb. 11 for call-in information.

02/03/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Friday, Feb. 7, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2020-21 academic year.

The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 1 p.m. CT. The meeting is open; anyone wishing to join the call as listeners should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at 615-366-3927 or sonja.mason@tbr.edu by 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, for call-in information.

A Vol State grad's hope for the future
12/20/2019

More than 2,000 Fall Semester graduates were awarded their degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies at several of our community and technical colleges in December.

About half of the 40 College System of Tennessee institutions hold Fall commencements. Fall Semester graduates of colleges without December ceremonies can participate in their college's Spring Semester graduation ceremonies, which are held at all the colleges.

A sampling of December commencements across the System:

TN Board of Regents December 2019 meeting
12/12/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved 12 new training programs at nine Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology across the state, and expanded learning-support programs for students of the TCATs.

In other action during the board’s quarterly meeting, Regents received a report on various measures of student success, including dual enrollment of high school students taking college courses and earning college credits.

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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