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AT&T Tennessee President Joelle Phillips presents donation to Chancellor Flora W. Tydings
08/16/2018

For the second consecutive year, AT&T has donated $81,000 to the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology to enhance student training programs in Computer Information Technology, which will help address critical workforce development needs throughout Tennessee.

TNTrained's second class at TCAT Murfreesboro's Smyrna Campus
08/10/2018

Fifty-one educators and economic development professionals from state and local agencies assembled this week to launch the second class in the TNTrained program, a new initiative of the College System of Tennessee and the state departments that help recruit new jobs to Tennessee.

Cris Perkins, assistant vice chancellor for strategic advancement
08/02/2018

Cris Perkins has been appointed assistant vice chancellor for strategic advancement at the College System of Tennessee, assuming responsibility for system-level development, advancement and fundraising to bolster its Student Success and Workforce Development mission.

Perkins’ work also will support the development activities at the College System’s 13 community colleges and 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Mechatronics instructors and students
07/31/2018

Four Tennessee community colleges are each receiving a $250,000 state grant to help high school students earn two-year degrees in the high-demand field of mechatronics.

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings announced that Chattanooga State, Cleveland State, Motlow State and Roane State community colleges will receive the funding. The grants were funded by a $1 million appropriation in the Fiscal Year 2018-19 State Budget proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam and approved by the Tennessee General Assembly.

Signing Day at TCAT Knoxville
07/25/2018

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved criteria for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Knoxville.

President Dwight E. Murphy is resigning as president of TCAT Knoxville effective Dec. 31. He  has served a dual role as president of TCAT Knoxville and TCAT Oneida/Huntsville for six years, and is resigning as president of the Knoxville campus only, remaining as head of the Scott County campuses.

Tennessee students rack up awards at SkillsUSA 2018 championship
07/23/2018

A total of 41 students from 11 College System of Tennessee campuses won medals at the 2018 SkillsUSA National Championship, demonstrating their knowledge and expertise across an array of career and technical skills.

Gold medal winners from the 2018 Tennessee postsecondary SkillsUSA competition, held in March in Chattanooga, traveled with their advisors to Louisville, Ky., last month for the national competition.  The SkillsUSA National Championship is an annual event showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation.  

News Title Post date
Board approves criteria for next president of TCAT Knoxville 07/25/2018
Tennessee students rack up medals at SkillsUSA national competition 07/23/2018
Board of Regents to meet July 25 to review & approve criteria for next TCAT Knoxville president 07/18/2018
Eight TN community colleges selected for national Achieving the Dream Network, focused on success of all students 07/02/2018
Study: College System increases graduates’ earnings, generates economic output of $1.06 billion 06/26/2018
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

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