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Nashville State Community College Workforce Solutions Partner to Booming Tech Industry

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – With more tech companies flocking to the Nashville area and employers in every industry needing to fill job positions with skilled IT professionals, Nashville State Community College has stepped in to be a key workforce solutions partner.  

Nashville State Community College - Clarksville Campus

Nashville State Community College – Clarksville Campus

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Nashville State Community College 2021 Commencement held Virtually

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee delivered the commencement address for the class of 2021 graduates of Nashville State Community College. 

The virtual commencement took place on the evening of Tuesday, May 11th. Nashville State celebrated the success of more than 1,228 students. 

Nashville State Community College - Clarksville Campus

Nashville State Community College – Clarksville Campus

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Nashville State to return to On-Campus Classes for Fall Semester

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – Nashville State Community College is returning to a more traditional class schedule for the Fall 2021 semester while continuing to provide online, virtual, and hybrid options.  

“Nashville State is planning for a responsible return to campus,” said Dr. Carol Rothstein, vice president of Academic Affairs. “We are excited to welcome students back to campus and will continue to provide a variety of course delivery formats to meet student needs.” 

Nashville State Community College - Clarksville Campus

Nashville State Community College – Clarksville Campus

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Reconnect to Workforce Partnership

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced Reconnect to Workforce, a partnership between the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s Tennessee Reconnect program and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development that will assist up to 500,000 Tennesseans claiming unemployment benefits to earn a college degree while fulfilling work search requirements.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Nashville State Community College Provides Students with Technology, Internet Access, Continued Academic and Non-Academic Support

 

Nashville State Community CollegeNashville, TN – Knowing that many students face barriers on a consistent basis, Nashville State Community College continues to create programs and look for innovative ways, while forging community partnerships, to help them succeed while in college. 

Nashville State Community College - Clarksville Campus

Nashville State Community College – Clarksville Campus

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Tennessee’s Broadband Initiatives Featured in New Pew Broadband Report

 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s broadband initiatives are highlighted in a new report released today by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

The report, ‘How States are Expanding Broadband Access,’ features best practices from nine states that are developing leading broadband programs to address critical connectivity gaps in their communities.

 Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s broadband accessibility grant program.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s broadband accessibility grant program.

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Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green, State Representative Jason Hodges to deliver APSU Commencement Addresses this May

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This May, three prominent Tennessee public servants will visit Austin Peay State University (APSU) to serve as commencement speakers for the University’s three commencement ceremonies.

Former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges will be on campus May 3th and 4th, 2019 as Austin Peay State University, the state’s fastest-growing public University, expands its graduation celebration to two days.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

(L to R) Former Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Representative Mark Green and State Representative Jason Hodges to speak at APSU Commencement Ceremonies.

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission reports College Enrollment Increases for the Third Consecutive Year

 

Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) released college enrollment data for the fall 2018 semester, indicating that 221,775 students across the state enrolled in community colleges and public universities for the 2018-2019 academic year.

This marks the third consecutive year that postsecondary enrollment has grown across the state, and an increase of 1,656 additional students compared to fall 2017.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases data showing significant increase in adult students.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases data showing significant increase in adult students.

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Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee’s Education Innovation Recognized with Two Prestigious National Awards

 

The Education Commission of the States Recognizes Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the SAILS Program

Tennessee State GovernmentWashington, D.C. –  Tennessee was honored this week with two national awards for education innovation from the Education Commission of the States at its annual National Forum on Education Policy in Washington, D.C.

The 2018 James Bryant Conant Award was formally presented to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Friday, June 29th. The 2018 Frank Newman Award for State Innovation was awarded to Tennessee for the Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support (SAILS) program, which helps high school students become college-ready in math and avoid remediation.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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Tennessee Stolen Valor Act Passes in General Assembly

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68

Nashville, TN – Wednesday morning, House members unanimously passed a measure to strengthen identity protections for our military veterans.

House Bill 2130, also known as the Tennessee Stolen Valor Act, is designed to safeguard the identities of Tennessee veterans who serve the state and nation by cracking down on instances of theft and fraud involving those who attempt to imitate them.

The measure creates a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to 11 months and 29 days in jail, as well as a fine of up to $2,500, for anyone who impersonates a veteran or individuals who fraudulently represent their service with the intent of obtaining money, property, services, or any other tangible benefits.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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