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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
Nashville State Community College president search committee selected. Public forum & committee meeting Oct. 25 10/13/2017
Search for next president of Motlow State Community College launches Oct. 24 with public forum, Search Committee meeting 10/12/2017
Board of Regents to meet Oct. 23 to consider appointment of president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville 10/12/2017
Board of Regents member Joey Hatch inducted into Public Schools Hall of Fame 10/05/2017
Board of Regents approves funding requests for new initiatives & construction projects; receives update on Tennessee Reconnect for adult learners 09/22/2017
Two years after entering college, the first Tennessee Promise students are outperforming their peers 09/21/2017
Enrollment in Tennessee’s community colleges increases 2.2 percent over fall 2016 09/21/2017
Board of Regents to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 21-22 in Memphis 09/14/2017
UT Martin offers community college students transfer scholarships 08/24/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet Aug. 29 08/22/2017
Board approves 2.6% tuition increase, lowest combined increase in 25 years 06/23/2017
Board of Regents to meet June 22-23; agenda includes tuition and fee increases 06/15/2017
Board of Regents, Audit Committee, Committee Chairs to meet June 6 05/30/2017
Dr. Rebecca Ashford appointed president of Chattanooga State Community College 05/12/2017
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 18 to discuss student tuition, fees 05/11/2017
Board to meet May 12 to consider Dr. Rebecca Ashford for president of Chattanooga State Community College 05/05/2017
TBR committee appoints four executives to help lead unified community and technical college system 04/28/2017
Board of Regents committee to meet April 27 to consider appointments to executive staff positions 04/21/2017
Finalists selected for presidency at Chattanooga State Community College 04/14/2017
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 13 to begin discussion of 2017-18 tuition & fees 04/06/2017

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