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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.

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.

News Title Post date
Board of Regents to meet March 13 to consider recommendations for new presidents of Motlow State, Nashville State community colleges 03/06/2018
Two Tennessee community colleges are finalists for prestigious national excellence awards 02/28/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 20 02/14/2018
2018 All-Tennessee Academic Team honored at 22nd annual celebration 02/14/2018
Students, presidents participate in College System's Day on the Hill 02/14/2018
Search committee selects 4 finalists for presidency at Nashville State Community College 01/31/2018
Finalists selected for presidency of Motlow State Community College 01/31/2018
Educators, economic development professionals convene first TNTrained class 01/31/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 6 01/31/2018
Educators examine High Impact Practices for student success 01/30/2018
College system selected to work on two high-level national student success initiatives 12/20/2017
Board approves warranty for new technical program graduates, with tuition-free retraining 12/15/2017
TN Reconnect Regional Strategic Roundtables offer insights into assisting adult learners achieve their dreams 12/08/2017
Board of Regents to meet Dec. 14 at Volunteer State Community College; agenda includes warranty for technical program graduates 12/07/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet Nov. 21 11/14/2017
Laura Monks appointed president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville 10/23/2017
Nashville State Community College president search committee selected. Public forum & committee meeting Oct. 25 10/13/2017
Search for next president of Motlow State Community College launches Oct. 24 with public forum, Search Committee meeting 10/12/2017
Board of Regents to meet Oct. 23 to consider appointment of president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville 10/12/2017
Board of Regents member Joey Hatch inducted into Public Schools Hall of Fame 10/05/2017

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