Columbia State, Jackson State and Walters State community colleges win funding to implement various student success initiatives.
TCAT-Livingston received nearly $1.3 million in CDBG funds to construct a new transportation building; TCAT-Jacksboro $84,925 for new welding equipment at Campbell County High School welding laboratory
New building will house existing nursing program and new dental and pharmacy tech programs. Grant for TCAT Ripley will replace outdated equipment in industrial electricity program.
Kelly Young of Carter County is driven. She plans to become a master automotive technician when she graduates in December 2017 from the ASE-certified program at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton.
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.
It was the second consecutive Saturday that Gov. Haslam spent on the road addressing graduates and honoring the first class of Tennessee Promise students to graduate. He was also the main commencement speaker at Cleveland State Community College on May 6.
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.
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.
It's Commencement Season! Gov. Haslam to speak at Cleveland State, Southwest Tennessee community colleges
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 week.
Gov. Bill Haslam will deliver the commencement addresses Saturday at Cleveland State Community College and May 13 at Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis. The Southwest ceremonies are set for FedExForum.
Jackson State's Creative Writing Club has created and issued the first print edition of Spilled Ink, the college's new student literary journal.
Travis France was selected as the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Outstanding Student of the Year Monday night in Chattanooga. France is a student at TCAT-Morristown and is from Newport, Tenn.