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The University of Tennessee announces a new collaborative partnership with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville & Knoxville College

UT announces partnership with Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville & Knoxville College

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has entered into a collaborative partnership with the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville and Knoxville College that reinforces UT’s commitment to connect the university’s knowledge and resources with the community in mutually beneficial ways, UT announced Thursday.

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Board of Regents to hold second Strategic Plan Workshop Feb. 12

Board of Regents to hold Strategic Plan Workshop Feb. 12

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a second Strategic Plan Workshop with TBR staff on Feb. 12, 2021, in which board members will continue discussing the current mid-cycle review of the 2015-25 Strategic Plan for the College System of Tennessee.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College wins national Bellwether Award recognizing achievements in redesigning the student experience

Southwest Tennessee Community College wins national Bellwether Award

Southwest Tennessee Community College has won the prestigious national 2021 Bellwether Award in the category of Planning, Governance and Finance. The highly competitive award recognizes community colleges for their cutting-edge, trendsetting programs that are worthy of replication.

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Presidents of TN Colleges of Applied Technology Jackson and Murfreesboro re-elected to Council on Occupational Education governing board

Dr. Carol Puryear and Dr. Jeff Sisk

The presidents of two Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology have been re-elected to the governing board of the Council on Occupational Education, and two others are members of key COE committees.

Dr. Carol Puryear, president of TCAT Murfreesboro, and Dr. Jeff Sisk, president of TCAT Jackson, were re-elected to new three-year terms on the 19-member Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE) during COE’s recent Annual Business Session.

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Board of Regents to hold Strategic Plan Workshop Jan. 22, for update on 2015-25 Strategic Plan mid-cycle review

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a Strategic Plan Workshop with TBR staff on Jan. 22, 2021, in which board members can discuss the current mid-cycle review of the 2015-25 Strategic Plan for the College System of Tennessee.

 

The virtual workshop will convene online at 9 a.m. CT, Friday, Jan. 22, and is expected to end by 10:30 a.m. The session is public, and anyone interested in observing may contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at sonja.mason@tbr.edu or 615-366-3927 for log-in information.

  

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FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1, 2021

FAFSA deadline for TN Promise & TN Student Assistance Award extended to March 1 this year

High school seniors and college students applying for the Tennessee Promise scholarship and Tennessee Student Assistance Award programs, take heart: you have an extra month – to March 1, 2021 – to file your FAFSA application this year.

Due to conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission/Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation extended the Tennessee Promise FAFSA deadline and the priority FAFSA deadline for the Tennessee Student Assistance Award from Feb. 1 to March 1 of this year.

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Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collect nearly 76,000 food items in 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge

2020 Food Drive Challenge collects nearly 76,000 food items

Students, faculty and staff at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges collected nearly 76,000 food items, including almost $28,000 in cash donations, for food pantries on their campuses and food banks and other organizations in their communities during the College System of Tennessee’s 22nd Annual Food Drive Challenge.

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Board of Regents approves criteria for next president of TCATs McKenzie & Paris; hears several informational reports during December meeting

Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris during its quarterly meeting today.

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Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 10. Agenda includes criteria for next president of TN Colleges of Applied Technology McKenzie & Paris

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting Dec. 10. The agenda includes action on criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris, new programs at Colleges of Applied Technology, and several informational reports.

The Board of Regents governs the College System of Tennessee, comprised of the state's 13 Community Colleges and 27 Colleges of Applied Technology.  

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