Did you know graduating from community college increases your chances of success in the labor market?

This infographic showing 92% of Tennessee’s Community College graduates who pursue employment are hired within a year was provided by Tennessee’s Community Colleges. It is based on 2010 data from thirteen Tennessee Board of Regents Community Colleges including Chattanooga State.  You may also like to know the average first-year earnings of a community college graduate in Tennessee is $38,948, according to a study by CollegeMeasures.org.

 

First Tennessee’s 150th Anniversary Launches with “150 Days of Giving” Contest

Congratulations to our friends at First Tennessee for their upcoming 150th anniversary on March 25, 2014. Check out this generous and spectacular way they will mark this milestone:

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Chattanooga State’s Small Business Development Center Supports Area Entrepreneurs

 

Mitch Patel
Mitch Patel

Chattanooga State has been a local leader in supporting entrepreneurs since before startups became cool. Through our local office of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), Chattanooga State TSBDC employees deliver programs and services to area small businesses with regional partners like our local Chamber of Commerce and The Company Lab. Continue reading Chattanooga State’s Small Business Development Center Supports Area Entrepreneurs

Another great Chattanooga State visit with Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku


“We have to train young people for the economy of the future, just like you do here at Chattanooga State Community College!” -Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku

Internationally distinguished theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku returned to Chattanooga State last week and told a large crowd of students, faculty and community members that “to understand Continue reading Another great Chattanooga State visit with Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku

Award-winning Writers@Work initiative recognized

The Awards Committee of the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) of the National Council of the Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Diana Hacker TYCA Awards for Outstanding Programs in English for Two-Year Colleges and Teachers. The Chattanooga State Community College Humanities Department’s “Writers@Work” series has been selected as the Continue reading Award-winning Writers@Work initiative recognized

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader of the nonviolent civil rights movement in America during the 1950s and 60s, was assassinated Continue reading Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy New Year & Welcome to ChattState Stat!

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can be, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it right now.” -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Happy New Year from the ChattState Stat, our new blog for Alumni and Friends of Chattanooga State! We are looking forward to another year of achievements and the opportunity to share some of this awesomeness with you here. Continue reading Happy New Year & Welcome to ChattState Stat!