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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
Congratulations to our December graduates! 12/20/2019
Board of Regents approves 12 new training programs at Colleges of Applied Technology in its quarterly meeting 12/12/2019
Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 12. Agenda includes 12 new student training programs at TCATs 12/06/2019
TBR Strategic Plan Steering Committee convenes Dec. 11 to launch plan review 12/06/2019
Two Board of Regents committees and committee chairs to meet Nov. 19 11/13/2019
Dr. Robert Denn appointed Veterans Coordinator, underscoring importance of programs & services for veterans 11/11/2019
Jackson State Community College presidential search committee's first meeting & public forum are Nov. 15 11/08/2019
Gov. Lee tours TCATs Hartsville & Livingston to review career & technical education 10/31/2019
Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for Jackson State Community College's next president 10/29/2019
German & American delegation visits TCAT Knoxville & Pellissippi State 10/11/2019
Tennessee Board of Regents establishes new foundation to support state’s public community and technical colleges 09/30/2019
Gov. Lee, other state & local officials break ground for McMinn Higher Education Center 09/27/2019
Degrees and technical certificates awarded at TN's community colleges increase 79% over 10 years 09/20/2019
TN Board of Regents appoints Dr. Allana Hamilton vice chancellor for academic affairs 09/20/2019
TN Math Alignment Group begins work to identify learning gaps for students between high school & college mathematics 09/18/2019
USDA Rural Development grant to Tennessee Board of Regents will assist workforce readiness in Chester, Decatur, Henderson & Perry counties 09/15/2019
Board of Regents meets Sept. 19-20 in Greeneville. Agenda includes fall enrollment, state budget requests, new entrepreneurship program 09/12/2019
Six College System of Tennessee leaders named to Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute Class of 2020 09/06/2019
Tennessee's community colleges welcome more than 83,000 students for first day of Fall Semester 08/26/2019
Board of Regents Audit Committee & Committee Chairs to meet Aug. 27 08/20/2019

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