Chattanooga State Honors #GivingTuesday by Helping Students in Crisis

Donate nowWe have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday we have a day for giving back — Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

This #GivingTuesday, the Chattanooga State Foundation will focus on raising funds to support Chattanooga State students in crisis. When unforeseen financial emergencies occur, it often Continue reading Chattanooga State Honors #GivingTuesday by Helping Students in Crisis

ChattState Alumni Engagement Survey Underway

If you have children at home, or even in your family you spend time with, you understand the importance of the word “Why.” It is one of the first words or concepts a toddler learns to use consistently. Author Simon Sinek penned an entire book based on the concept of why entitled: Start with Why, How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. In his book, he encourages individuals, organizations, and corporations to not only understand why they do what they do, but then to capitalize on that understanding. Continue reading ChattState Alumni Engagement Survey Underway

Save the Date for Culture Fest

Chattanooga State’s International Community Outreach Office, in partnership with the Chattanooga Market, City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, will co-host Chattanooga’s 19th annual Culture Fest, the area’s premiere showcase of international communities and largest annual celebration of local cultures.

The event will take place Sunday, Oct. 7 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the First Tennessee Pavilion, located at 1801 Carter Street, downtown Chattanooga. Admission is free. Continue reading Save the Date for Culture Fest

Chattanooga State Dinner of Firsts to Honor David Wade

Now celebrating its seventh year, the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts is the signature “FUNdraising” event for Chattanooga State Community College. A community leader is honored each year who is the first in their family to attend college. Continue reading Chattanooga State Dinner of Firsts to Honor David Wade

Southern hospitality meets Latin flair at ChattState’s 4th Annual Latin Festival

Each May in Chattanooga, a wave of international culture descends upon the Scenic City, bringing with it a carnival-style party with music, dancing, and authentic food. Head west on Bailey Avenue towards Highland Park this May 5th, and Continue reading Southern hospitality meets Latin flair at ChattState’s 4th Annual Latin Festival

Save the date for Latin Festival 2018

Chattanooga State’s International Community Outreach Office is excited to announce the date for its fourth annual Latin Festival and Latino-American Soccer Cup 2018. On May 5th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Highland Park Commons on 2000 Union Avenue, Chattanooga will be immersed in Continue reading Save the date for Latin Festival 2018

Living the Dream

Story by Hannah Baker

Darrius Cole, a Florence, Alabama native and graduate of Chattanooga State Community College did not always know that he wanted to be in nuclear engineering. It wasn’t until 2009, while working at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant as a contractor, that he realized his calling. In 2012 after doing some research online, he found out Continue reading Living the Dream