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Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

The 27 Colleges of Applied Technology are the state’s premier providers of technical training for workers to obtain the technical skills and professional training necessary for advancement in today’s job market. 

Community College Student

The 13 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system comprise all two-year public institutions in Tennessee.  Each community college has a specific service area.

TN eCampus Student

With 46 partner institutions, TN eCampus offers over 400 courses and 500-plus certificate and degree options through fully online and hybrid online/classroom combinations.

From the Board

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in its regular quarterly session on Friday, June 23 – following a day of board committee meetings on Thursday – at Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn. The agenda includes student tuition and fee recommendations for the upcoming 2017-18 school year.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene for a special called meeting Tuesday, June 6, to review and consider recommendations for two senior-level staff appointments: chief audit executive and vice chancellor of business and finance.

The board’s committee chairs and its Audit Committee will also meet on the same day.

Dr. Rebecca Ashford

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Rebecca Ashford as the next president of Chattanooga State Community College, effective July 10. “I am honored and humbled to be selected as the next president of Chattanooga State. I look forward to working with the faculty and staff to build upon the college's successes in meeting the community's educational and workforce needs,” she said.

Pellissippi Campus

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet May 18 to continue its discussions on student tuition and mandatory fees for the 2017-18 academic year.

On Campus

Gov. Bill Haslam at Southwest Tennessee Community College
Southwest Tennessee Community College

Gov. Bill Haslam wrapped up the 2017 Spring Commencement season for Tennessee's community colleges by addressing graduates at Southwest Tennessee Community College on Saturday.

Gov. Haslam delivers Commencement address at Cleveland State Community College
Cleveland State Community College

Gov. Bill Haslam promised Tennessee Promise students at Cleveland State Community College two years ago that he would be back for their graduation. He fulfilled that promise Saturday, delivering the spring commencement address.

Chancellor Flora W. Tydings delivers UT Martin spring commencement address

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings delivered the spring commencement address at the University of Tennessee at Martin Saturday, telling graduates about “the three ‘tudes’ of success”: fortitude, gratitude and attitude. 

Roane State students at their Commencement Friday

Commencement season opened today, Friday, May 5, for students in the College System of Tennessee with ceremonies at Roane State and Pellissippi State community colleges and continue through next we