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TBR's Dr. Robbie Melton wins national award for her work in educational technology

Dr. Robbie Melton, associate vice chancellor of mobilization and emerging technology at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been awarded the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies’ top honor for her work in educational technology. WCET honored Melton with its Richard Jonsen Award, given annually since 1998 to a member who is committed to improving postsecondary education through innovative uses of technology and for exceptional service to the cooperative.

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TCAT Memphis & Bartlett High School plan partnership providing early college credit

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Memphis and Bartlett City Schools will unveil a new partnership to provide college-level machine tool training to juniors and seniors at Bartlett High School, including the placement of a machine tool technology lab on the BHS campus to promote early college credit for in-demand skills. 

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Two TBR leaders among Top 30 improving education through technology

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Two senior Tennessee Board of Regents administrators – Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Tristan Denley and Walters State Community College Assistant Vice President of Information and Educational Technologies Joe Sargent are among the Top 30 education technology leaders honored by the Center for Digital Education for their efforts to improve education through technology.

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Student-success scholar Terrell Strayhorn, author Andrew Maraniss highlight TBR Diversity Conference at MTSU

Acclaimed student-success scholar Terrell Strayhorn and best-selling author Andrew Maraniss will highlight the Tennessee Board of Regents 6th Biennial Diversity Conference Wednesday and Thursday at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Board of Regents receives update on student success initiatives, recommends capital outlay budget

The Tennessee Board of Regents today recommended $302.7 million in capital outlay funding for 12 major construction projects across the TBR system. The board, which convened at Chattanooga State Community College for its regular quarterly meeting, also heard preliminary Fall 2016 student enrollment numbers and updates on the system’s student success initiatives.

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TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 15-16 in Chattanooga

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in its regular quarterly session on Sept. 15 and 16 at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga. Committee meetings will begin Thursday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. EDT and run consecutively all afternoon. The full Board of Regents convenes at 9:30 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 16.

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Washington Monthly names TBR Vice Chancellor Tristan Denley one of "The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education"

Dr. Tristan Denley

Dr. Tristan Denley, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been named one of “The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education” by the Washington Monthly. 

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