Submitted by RLocker on September 27, 2019
Gov. Bill Lee and other state and local officials broke ground today for construction of the McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens, a collaborative facility that will house programs offered by Cleveland State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens, and UT Extension.
The $18 million, 52,000-square-foot center is expected to open for classes and training in 2021. It will also provide space for local industry training to upgrade the skills of the area’s workforce.
Submitted by RLocker on September 17, 2018
Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings’ statement today regarding UT President Joe DiPietro’s retirement announcement:
Submitted by RLocker on August 16, 2018
For the second consecutive year, AT&T has donated $81,000 to the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology to enhance student training programs in Computer Information Technology, which will help address critical workforce development needs throughout Tennessee.
Submitted by RLocker on April 30, 2018
Dr. Shanna Jackson of Nashville State and Dr. Dana Nichols of Chattanooga State are among 40 members of 2018-19 class
Submitted by RLocker on April 16, 2018
Seventy-four educators and economic and workforce development professionals have been awarded certificates as the first graduates of TNTrained, a new initiative of the College System of Tennessee and its partners, the state Department of Economic and Community Development and the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Submitted by RLocker on March 6, 2018
The Board of Regents will consider Chancellor Tydings' recommendations of Dr. Michael L. Torrence for president of Motlow and Dr. Shanna L. Jackson for president of Nashville State.
Submitted by RLocker on February 14, 2018
Dozens of students and college presidents from Tennessee’s community and technical colleges visited Capitol Hill in Nashville Tuesday for the College System of Tennessee’s first Day on the Hill.
The groups participated in a variety of activities revolving around learning the legislative process, providing leadership opportunities, honoring some of the college system’s best and brightest students and informing policymakers and others about the quality of the state’s public colleges and their programs.
Submitted by RLocker on January 31, 2018
About 80 educators and economic and workforce development professionals are assembled in Smyrna today for the first TNTrained class, a new initiative of the College System of Tennessee, the state Department of Economic and Community Development and other state agencies.
Submitted by RLocker on September 21, 2017
The first class of Tennessee Promise students entered college in the fall of 2015. After four semesters, 56.2 percent of the first class of Promise students are either still enrolled, have earned a college credential, or transferred to a four-year university. That compares to 38.9 percent of their peers – a 17.3 percentage point difference.