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A young reader enjoys learning about technical careers in a new children’s book from Tennessee’s Colleges of Applied Technology.
11/25/2020

It’s no secret that Tennessee, like much of the nation, has experienced a shortage of skilled workers in recent years – with high demands for more nurses, computer technicians, welders and other technical fields. In an effort to encourage more young Tennesseans to consider one of these many careers, TBR – The College System of Tennessee has premiered an original children’s book entitled “Let’s Explore Technical Careers.”

TCAT Elizabethton's Tyler Hankes works with 3D printer in computer lab
11/20/2020

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are ready to help Tennesseans who want to learn a new career or new skills. With Tennessee Reconnect, it’s tuition-free – and enrolling in classes online or in your community is easy.

TBR News
11/11/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs and the Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, to receive updates and review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting in December.

Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans
11/10/2020

Military veterans at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are being honored in Veterans Day activities this week – and one veteran at each college will be awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans.

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Chancellor Flora W. Tydings established the new commendation as a system-level award to honor the service, bravery and sacrifices of military veterans in the campus communities. It supplements Veterans Day ceremonies, observances or recognitions that the colleges traditionally conduct.

three students studying rocks
10/21/2020

As part of its continuing work to reduce the costs of college attendance and increase equity in student outcomes, the Tennessee Board of Regents is awarding grants to faculty teams at seven community colleges to create learning materials for their courses that students will use for free, in lieu of commercially published textbooks.

TN Promise Deadline Nov 1
10/20/2020

Tennessee Promise provides Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to attend a community or technical college free of tuition and mandatory fees. Tennessee Promise is both a scholarship and mentoring program.

The application deadline for Summer/Fall 2021 has been extended to December 1, 2020.

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News Title Post date
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet March 12 to consider incidental student fees for 2019-20 03/07/2019
Board of Regents Audit Committee & committee chairs to meet March 5 02/28/2019
CMT Announces Multi-City Tennessee Tour in Partnership with TBR 02/20/2019
Two finalists selected for presidency of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Pulaski 02/19/2019
Jackson State Community College & Murray State University provide transfer pathways for students 02/19/2019
Roane State Community College earns "Leader College" status from Achieving the Dream for improving student outcomes 02/01/2019
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 5 to begin discussions of student fees for 2019-20 academic year 01/31/2019
Nashville State Community College awards Associate degrees to 23 inmates in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative 01/29/2019
Student government presidents discuss ways to support TN Reconnect and other students 01/29/2019
200 educators attend 2nd annual TBR Statewide High Impact Practice Conference for student success 01/11/2019
TCAT Pulaski Presidential Search Advisory Committee to meet Jan. 10 01/04/2019
Ten emerging higher education leaders comprise Maxine Smith Fellows Class of 2019 12/20/2018
TCAT Memphis & Southwest reach out to displaced Vatterott & L'Ecole Culinaire students 12/18/2018
Board of Regents honors Gov. Bill Haslam, hears update on new Warranty program, approves new technical programs 12/13/2018
Tennessee Board of Regents to meet Dec. 13. Agenda includes rollout of new Warranty for graduates of technical programs 12/06/2018
TBR colleges, THEC offer assistance to students of Brightwood College, Virginia College 12/06/2018
CMT’S Empowering Education initiative partners with the College System of Tennessee to encourage residents to pursue higher education 11/15/2018
Board of Regents appoints next presidents of Northeast State Community College and TN College of Applied Technology Knoxville 11/13/2018
Board of Regents to consider appointment of Kelli Chaney as president of TN College of Applied Technology at Knoxville 11/12/2018
Board of Regents to meet Nov. 13 to consider appointment of new presidents at Northeast State Community College & TN College of Applied Technology Knoxville 11/06/2018

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