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Tennessee Community and Technical Colleges to Honor Military Veterans this Veterans Day

 

Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans added to Veterans Day observances

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Military veterans at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are being honored in Veterans Day activities this week – and one veteran at each college will be awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans.

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Chancellor Flora W. Tydings established the new commendation as a system-level award to honor the service, bravery and sacrifices of military veterans in the campus communities.

Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans Challenge Coin

Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans Challenge Coin

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Austin Peay State University Fieldhouse gets transformative gift from Jenkins Family

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – When the opportunity to give Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletes an indoor facility which stands alone among Ohio Valley Conference brethren, there was no way Austin Peay State University Director of Athletics Gerald Harrison could allow the chance to go by.

But an undertaking of this kind requires trusted partners, the sort who believe in the vision being laid down by those in charge. And that’s where the Jenkins family comes into the picture.

Don and Sandy Jenkins have been a supportive part of the Austin Peay State University community for years, donating their time and monetary support for a variety of endeavors academically and athletically.

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Jenkins Family Fieldhouse. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee’s Community, Technical Colleges awarded 22,998 Degrees, Diplomas during 2019-20 School Year

 

15,874 Awards at Community College Awards were a Record High

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s Community Colleges awarded a record number of 15,874 degrees and technical certificates during the 2019-20 academic year – a 44 percent increase from a decade ago. The previous high was 15,240 two years ago.

In addition, the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology awarded 7,124 diplomas and technical certificates – for a total of 22,998 credentials awarded across the system – according to preliminary data reported today at the Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting.

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Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside’s Life in Education

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a sunny, humid morning in early August, Dannelle Whiteside stepped inside the Browning Administration Building and paused in the quiet, empty lobby.

The floor in front of her was decorated with a large Austin Peay State University (APSU) seal, and plaques hung on the wood-paneled walls, honoring some of the 93-year-old school’s legendary faculty and staff.

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside. (APSU)

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Tennessee Board of Regents votes for no increase in Tuition, Fees

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Students attending Tennessee’s public community colleges and colleges of applied technology will see no tuition or fee increase during the upcoming academic year as a result of action today by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

The Board unanimously approved recommendations of TBR staff and the Board’s Finance and Business Operations Committee for no tuition or student fee increase – for both in-state and out-of-state students – in recognition of the economic conditions prompted by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly maintaining state appropriations for higher education operating funding at current levels.

Zero increase in tuition and fees for students at Tennessee's community & technical colleges for upcoming academic year.

Zero increase in tuition and fees for students at Tennessee’s community & technical colleges for upcoming academic year.

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Tennessee Board of Regents to meet on tuition, fees, budgets for Academic Year 2020-21 on June 18th-19th

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – On June 18th-19th, 2020, the Tennessee Board of Regents will convene its regular quarterly meeting with an agenda that includes consideration of tuition, fees and budgets for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee’s 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting on June 18th-19th. The board will discuss tuition, fees and budgets for the 2020-21 academic year.

Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting on June 18th-19th. The board will discuss tuition, fees and budgets for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Cleveland State, Motlow State win Community Colleges of Appalachia awards for Instructional Program, Workforce Development

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s Cleveland State  and Motlow State community colleges captured two of the three annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia, an association of nearly 100 colleges in 13 Appalachian states from New York to Mississippi.

The awards were presented this week by Community Colleges of Appalachia Executive Director Anne McNutt in a virtual ceremony, held in lieu of the association’s 28th annual conference that was cancelled due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Cleveland State won CCA’S 2020 Instructional Program Award and Motlow State won CCA’s 2020 Workforce Development Award.

Cleveland State won CCA’S 2020 Instructional Program Award and Motlow State won CCA’s 2020 Workforce Development Award.

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Tennessee’s Community, Technical Colleges assist in project to help protect Health Professionals

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are playing a major role in a crash project by the state’s public higher education system to manufacture face shields to help protect Tennessee health professionals during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Using 3D printers, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Elizabethton, Jackson, Morristown, Murfreesboro and Shelbyville,  and Jackson State and Pellissippi State community colleges manufactured 858 headbands from Saturday through Monday afternoon that will be used for plastic face shields.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

Effort produces over 1500 pieces of protective equipment in three days.

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Tennessee’s community colleges, colleges of applied technology given broad operational flexibility to prevent spread of Coronavirus

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – Tennessee’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology comprising the College System of Tennessee were given broad flexibility Thursday, March 12th, 2020 to alter their classes and other operations as needed locally to protect students, faculty and staff from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including extending spring breaks before transitioning to online classes where possible.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Tennessee Board of Regents establishes new foundation to support state’s public community and technical colleges

 

Tennessee Board of Regents - TBRNashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has established the Foundation for the College System of Tennessee to support its 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology through advocacy, marketing and fundraising.

The foundation’s board will guide the foundation in its mission, vision and growth. The board’s inaugural members are leaders in business, education and nonprofits who have a keen interest in the public colleges and their students as key to Tennessee’s future.

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

A statewide designation was presented to the Clarksville-Montgomery County School Board at the Tennessee School Boards Association Fall District meeting in Springfield last week. On hand to receive the award were (from left): Director of Schools Millard House; Board Vice Chairman Anne Murtha; Jimmie Garland; Josh Baggett; Chairman Margaret Pace; Carol Berry; and Charlie Patterson. Not pictured: Herbert Nelson. (TSBA)

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