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TCAT Shelbyville Vice President Brandon Hudson selected for national Postsecondary Leadership Success Program

Brandon Hudson, TCAT Shelbyville vice president

Brandon Hudson, vice president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Shelbyville, has been selected to join the 2019 class of the Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), a year-long immersion in leadership development activities for career and technical educators.

This is the program’s inaugural class and has only 20 members from postsecondary institutions offering career and technical education (CTE) across the nation. Hudson is the only class member selected from Tennessee.

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Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet March 12 to consider incidental student fees for 2019-20

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, March 12, to consider increases or other modifications in some incidental student fees at six of the state’s community colleges that requested them for the 2019-20 academic year.

The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT March 12. The conference meeting is open to the public. Anyone wishing to join the call as listeners should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at 615-366-3927 by 4 p.m. March 11 for call-in information.

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CMT Announces Multi-City Tennessee Tour in Partnership with TBR

Courtney Cole on the CMT Tour

(CMT) In an effort to increase the number of work-ready residents in the state, CMT has joined forces with TBR - The College System of Tennessee, for a free multi-city concert tour targeting rural areas of the state this spring to encourage Tennesseans to pursue higher education.  The tour will begin on April 3 and travel to four Community Colleges across the state. 

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Two finalists selected for presidency of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Pulaski

Susan Hatto & Mike Whitehead

A Search Advisory Committee has selected two finalists for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Pulaski. The candidates will visit the campus March 1 and March 4 to meet with faculty, staff and students – the next step in the selection process.

The finalists are:

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Jackson State Community College & Murray State University provide transfer pathways for students

Dr. Larry Bailey, Dr. Allana Hamilton, Dr. Bob Jackson and Dr. Mark Arrant

Representatives from Jackson State Community College and Murray State University met at the City Hall in Paris, TN, February 18 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a partnership that will offer JSCC students a structured, guaranteed pathway for transferring to MSU.

The MOU provides a seamless transition from a JSCC associate degree program to an MSU bachelor's degree program.

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Roane State Community College earns "Leader College" status from Achieving the Dream for improving student outcomes

Roane State graduates

Roane State Community College is among six colleges across the U.S. earning a “Leader College” designation from Achieving the Dream, a national reform organization for student success, for achieving and sustaining significant improvements in student outcomes.

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Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 5 to begin discussions of student fees for 2019-20 academic year

Tennessee Board of Regents

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2019-20 academic year.

The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT Feb. 5 – the first of three meetings the committee has scheduled to discuss fees other than tuition. The other meetings are set for 1 p.m. Feb. 22 and 9 a.m. March 12.

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Nashville State Community College awards Associate degrees to 23 inmates in partnership with the Tennessee Higher Education Initiative

Nashville State President Shanna Jackson addresses graduates

Twenty-three inmates at Tennessee’s Turney Center Industrial Complex were awarded their Associates degrees by Nashville State Community College during a special graduation ceremony Jan.24 at the prison near Only, Tenn.

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Student government presidents discuss ways to support TN Reconnect and other students

Student government presidents gather for quarterly meeting

More than two dozen student leaders from Tennessee colleges and universities discussed ways to support new adult learners arriving under the Tennessee Reconnect program and students with various needs when they gathered for the quarterly meeting of the Student Government Presidents Council on Jan. 25.

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