Recent News

Tennessee Open Education
05/03/2021

As part of its continuing strategy to reduce the costs of college attendance and increase equity in access and student success, the Tennessee Board of Regents is awarding grants totaling $477,624.00 to 19 faculty-led teams at 11 colleges and universities to create free Open Educational Resources (OER) for their courses.

The 72 faculty members, librarians, instructional designers and other professional staff who comprise the teams will collaborate and innovate within and across campuses to transform their courses with support from the OER Grant Program. 

Vol State presidential search begins
04/21/2021

The Search Advisory Committee leading the search for the next president of Volunteer State Community College has scheduled its first meeting and a public forum on Wednesday, April 28.

The forum is scheduled for 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. CT, with the committee’s meeting immediately following at 9:30 a.m. – both by teleconferencing due to health and safety precautions for the Covid-19 pandemic.

Southern Tennessee Higher Education Center Inaugural Ceremony
04/16/2021

The College System of Tennessee is proud to be a major part of the new Southern Tennessee Higher Education Center in Lawrenceburg, whose opening was celebrated Friday by the Lawrence County community.

Vol State Campus
03/31/2021

The Search Advisory Committee that will lead the search for the next president of Volunteer State Community College has been appointed and will meet April 28, following a public forum on the search process.

Regent MaryLou Apple will chair the 18-member committee, which also includes Regents Joey Hatch and Emily J. Reynolds and representatives of the college’s students, faculty, staff and alumni, and civic and business leaders from the community. The complete list of members is below.

Willie Huffman, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Paris and McKenzie
03/25/2021

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Willie Huffman as the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Paris and McKenzie, and approved criteria for the next presidents of Volunteer State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at McMinnville.

SOAR homepage logo
03/25/2021

The College System of Tennessee honored the outstanding students, faculty and staff members, two colleges of the year and the philanthropists, volunteers and partners who support them in the system’s third annual Statewide Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards ceremony today.

The six individual SOAR Award winners are from Chattanooga State, Southwest Tennessee and Walters State Community Colleges and the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Oneida, Pulaski and Shelbyville.

News Title Post date
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
Two finalists selected for presidency of Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Paris and McKenzie 03/04/2021
Tennessee Board of Regents Committee Chairs & Audit Committee to meet March 9 03/02/2021
Tennessee colleges & universities celebrating Open Education Week 03/02/2021
Dr. Allana Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the late college professor, president and vice chancellor and her devotion to students 03/02/2021
The University of Tennessee announces a new collaborative partnership with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville & Knoxville College 02/26/2021
Board of Regents to hold second Strategic Plan Workshop Feb. 12 02/05/2021
Deadlines extended for TN Reconnect (adults without degrees) & Dual Enrollment Grants (high school students) 02/04/2021
Southwest Tennessee Community College wins national Bellwether Award recognizing achievements in redesigning the student experience 01/28/2021
Presidents of TN Colleges of Applied Technology Jackson and Murfreesboro re-elected to Council on Occupational Education governing board 01/25/2021
Board of Regents to hold Strategic Plan Workshop Jan. 22, for update on 2015-25 Strategic Plan mid-cycle review 01/15/2021
FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1, 2021 01/11/2021
Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collect nearly 76,000 food items in 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge 12/17/2020
Board of Regents approves criteria for next president of TCATs McKenzie & Paris; hears several informational reports during December meeting 12/10/2020
Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 10. Agenda includes criteria for next president of TN Colleges of Applied Technology McKenzie & Paris 12/03/2020

Pages

maxmilly