Submitted by RLocker on August 12, 2020
Seven of the 30 members of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute class of 2020-21 announced today by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education represent Tennessee community and technical colleges and the College System of Tennessee.
SCORE invited the 30 leaders from across higher education, K-12 education, business and industry, and nonprofit organizations to participate in the 5th Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute.
Submitted by RLocker on June 5, 2020
Volunteer State Community College's Springfield campus has received approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents and Tennessee Higher Education Commission to offer complete college degree programs in Robertson County starting this fall semester 2020. The college has offered classes at the Springfield campus since 2011 but until now, students have had to combine the courses offered in Springfield with other courses held online or on the Vol State Gallatin campus to obtain a degree.
Submitted by RLocker on December 20, 2019
More than 2,000 Fall Semester graduates were awarded their degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies at several of our community and technical colleges in December.
About half of the 40 College System of Tennessee institutions hold Fall commencements. Fall Semester graduates of colleges without December ceremonies can participate in their college's Spring Semester graduation ceremonies, which are held at all the colleges.
A sampling of December commencements across the System:
Submitted by RLocker on June 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.
Submitted by RLocker on June 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.
Submitted by RLocker on December 6, 2018
Several College System of Tennessee institutions and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission are reaching out to students of two proprietary colleges whose parent company announced are discontinuing operations.
Submitted by RLocker on July 2, 2018
Eight Tennessee community colleges are among 20 institutions across the U.S. accepted into the 2018 class of the Achieving the Dream Network, strengthening their commitment to college access and the success of all students.
Submitted by RLocker on December 7, 2017
The board will convene at 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Wemyss Auditorium of Caudill Hall on the campus of Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin.