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FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1 this year
01/11/2021

High school seniors and college students applying for the Tennessee Promise scholarship and Tennessee Student Assistance Award programs, take heart: you have an extra month – to March 1, 2021 – to file your FAFSA application this year.

Due to conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission/Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation extended the Tennessee Promise FAFSA deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline for the Tennessee Student Assistance Award from Feb. 1 to March 1 of this year.

2020 Food Drive Challenge collects nearly 76,000 food items
12/17/2020

Students, faculty and staff at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collected nearly 76,000 food items, including almost $28,000 in cash donations, for food pantries on their campuses and food banks and other organizations in their communities during the College System of Tennessee’s 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge.

Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting
12/10/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris during its quarterly meeting today.

TBR News
12/03/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting Dec. 10. The agenda includes action on criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris, new programs at Colleges of Applied Technology, and several informational reports.

The Board of Regents governs the College System of Tennessee, comprised of the state's 13 Community Colleges and 27 Colleges of Applied Technology.  

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.

News Title Post date
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
Board of Regents quarterly meeting is March 29; agenda includes criteria for next president of Northeast State Community College, student incidental fee changes 03/23/2018

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