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Eleven leaders from College System of Tennessee are among 32 selected for Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute 2021-22 class

Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute

Eleven of the 32 members of the 2021-22 class of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute, announced Tuesday by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), represent the College System of Tennessee and seven of its community and technical colleges.

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TBR - The College System of Tennessee selected to develop onsite workforce training center for Ford & SK Innovations Blue Oval City’s $5.6 billion campus

The College System of Tennessee has announced that its technical colleges will provide an onsite workforce training center to facilitate a career-to-workforce pipeline for Ford Motor Company’s future assembly plant in Blue Oval City – a $5.6 billion campus spanning 3,600 acres at the Memphis Regional Megasite in Stanton, Tennessee.

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Gov. Lee Announces Landmark Workforce Development Partnership Between Tennessee College of Applied Technology and Ford

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee today announced a new Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) to be developed on the Memphis Regional Megasite in conjunction with Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation’s Blue Oval City. 

“Leading companies select Tennessee because of our skilled workforce,” said Gov. Lee. “This unique partnership with Ford and SK Innovation will enable Tennesseans to skill up and meet the specific employment demands of Blue Oval City. Tennessee stands ready to provide a twenty-first century workforce.”

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Tennessee’s community and technical colleges awarded nearly 23,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates to graduating students in 2020-21

Students degrees, certificates & diplomas earned in 2020-21

Tennessee’s public community and technical colleges awarded 22,956 degrees, diplomas and certificates to graduates during academic year 2020-21, essentially tying the record set the previous year despite enrollment declines.

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Board of Regents to meet Sept. 23-24. Agenda includes campus parking and traffic fines, dual-enrollment tuition, budget and capital outlay requests, criteria for next president of TCAT Nashville.

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet for its regular fall quarterly session Sept. 23-24, 2021. Agenda items include consideration of campus parking and traffic fines, dual-enrollment tuition rates, budget and capital outlay requests for fiscal year 2022-23, and criteria for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville.

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Mark Lenz Memorial Scholarship established to honor the late president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville

TCAT Nashville President Mark Lenz with graduates of the college

The Foundation for the College System of Tennessee has established a memorial scholarship fund in honor of Mark Lenz, the president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Nashville who passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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Board of Regents Committee Chairs & Audit Committee to meet Aug. 31

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee Chairs and the board's Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, to receive updates and review several items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting Sept. 23-24.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology.

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Board of Regents appoints new presidents of Volunteer State Community College & Tennessee College of Applied Technology McMinnville

Dr. Orinthia Montague, Dr. Melody Edmonds

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Orinthia T. Montague as the next president of Volunteer State Community College and Dr. Melody Edmonds as the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology McMinnville, both effective Sept. 1.

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