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Tennessee students celebrate victories at SkillsUSA national competitions
07/05/2019

A total of 42 students from 12 Tennessee technical and community colleges won medals at the 2019 SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference by demonstrating their knowledge and expertise across an array of career and technical fields.

Tennessee college students won three Gold medals, 10 Silver and 29 Bronze medals in the NLSC national championships June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky. -- one more medal than the 41 they won last year. In addition, 38 students from 13 campuses were Top Ten certificate winners, scoring at the 90th percentile and above on their exams.

Southwest President Tracy D. Hall, photo by Troy Glasgow
06/25/2019

The board of directors of the American Association of Community Colleges has appointed Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to the association's Commission on Economic and Workforce Development.  Her three-year term runs from July 1 of this year to June 30, 2022.

Board approves tuition & fees, building projects
06/21/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today set tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and approved a list of new campus building projects that will move to the next step in the state’s funding process for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Tuition and mandatory fees combined average a 2.45 increase from last year – the lowest percentage increase since 1991 at Tennessee’s community colleges and since 2013 at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs). It is the third consecutive year in which combined tuition and fee increases are less than 3 percent.

06/13/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting June 20-21 at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin. The agenda includes board action on student tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and construction project recommendations for the state’s 2020-21 fiscal year.

Dr. Rebecca Ashford, Dr. Bethany Flora
06/11/2019

Two Tennessee community college presidents are among the 46 members of the Leadership Tennessee Class of 2020 announced Monday by the statewide leadership initiative.

Dr. Rebecca Ashford, president of Chattanooga State Community College, and Dr. Bethany Flora, president of Northeast State Community College, are among the seven educators -- five from higher education -- selected for the new Leadership Tennessee class.

06/04/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents will consider combined tuition and fee increases at the state’s community and technical colleges averaging 2.45 percent at its June 21 quarterly meeting, under recommendations approved today by the board’s Finance and Business Operations Committee.

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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