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11 Things you may not know about TCAT Chattanooga

Below are 11 things you may not know about TCAT Chattanooga:

  1. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) is a division of Chattanooga State Community College, the only TCAT that is part of a community college.
  2. It has the largest full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment of the 27 TCAT’s in the Tennessee Board of Regents system (TBR) by more than
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New Hospitality & Tourism Management Courses Launch This Fall

Chattanooga State is pleased to be launching three new courses in the Hospitality and Tourism industry starting this fall:

Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry: An overview of the basic dimensions of professionalism, customer service, sustainability, civic engagement, ethics, and the historical perspective that is integral to the hospitality and tourism industry. Students will also keep pace with current

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ChattState Class of 1967 Reunion Video Released

Members of the very first graduating class of Chattanooga State gathered on campus this afternoon to celebrate the release of their college memories video captured on film during their 46th Reunion held in November 2013. When Class President Gary Ainscough ’67 was asked why they were celebrating their 46th, he said: “We’re getting a running start for our 50th!”

Dr. Fannie Hewlett retires after 35 years of distinguished service to ChattState

Screen Shot 2014-07-03 at 7.57.09 AMOn June 30, Dr. Fannie Hewlett retired as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost after 35-years of distinguished service to Chattanooga State Community College. Dr. Hewlett reflects on her career in a recent Chattanoogan.com article:

June 30 will mark the end of Dr. Fannie Hewlett’s career at Chattanooga State. Hired as a psychology instructor in 1976 at Cleveland State, a colleague notified Dr. Hewlett of an opening for a psychology instructor at Chattanooga State in 1979 that would be closer to home and an easier commute for her. The rest, as they say, is history.

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Annual Fund Impact Event Held

Earlier this week we held Dessert-a-rama — our first ChattState Foundation Annual Fund impact event for donors. Our 2013-14 Annual Fund Chair and Foundation Board member extraordinaire Edna Varner thanked our donors for their terrific support this year! The ice cream social (with ice cream donated by Blue Bell!) featured two scholarship recipients,

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Jim and Carlydia Berry Scholarship recipient Karlie Zimmerman named Outstanding Student of the Year

Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 5.07.24 PMWe are pleased that one of the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Jim and Carlydia Berry Scholarship recipients has been honored this Spring as the 2014 Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Outstanding Student of the Year for the entire state (and received a new car as a result!).

When it came time to enroll at ChattState last fall, Karlie Zimmerman realized that medical assisting was her passion. She shares, “It spoke to me and I wanted to honor

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Social Media: Help or a Hindrance

What you don’t know could cost you!

As the use of social media becomes more commonplace, the barrier between personal time and the workplace is quickly disappearing. Employers are being faced with a barrage of questions as to how they can address workplace issues caused by social media use, while avoiding legal exposure at the same time. Most business owners tell us