Congrats to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee!

Congratulations to our friends and terrific community partners in education at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for being honored by tnAchieves as the biggest provider of employee mentors for Tennessee Promise with a total of 99 mentors participating! Continue reading Congrats to BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee!

Phillip D. Glass Helps Chatt State Celebrate 50 Years of Service

Our friends at Tennessee American Water are helping Chattanooga State celebrate its 50th Anniversary. During the month of July, be sure to check out Phillip D. Glass sporting a Chatt State 50th Anniversary t-shirt next time you are driving Amnicola toward downtown. Continue reading Phillip D. Glass Helps Chatt State Celebrate 50 Years of Service

Adult Education students earn Tennessee High School Equivalency Diplomas

Join us as we recognize Chattanooga State’s Adult Education graduates earning the Tennessee High School Equivalency Diploma. The Graduation is open to the public and will be Thursday, June 18, 7:00 p.m. in the Humanities Auditorium Continue reading Adult Education students earn Tennessee High School Equivalency Diplomas

Dalewood Middle Schoolers win Science Genius at Chattanooga State, make national news

We were thrilled to see reporter Will Healy’s Chattanooga Times Free Press article celebrate the success of four local students from Dalewood Middle School who won Chattanooga’s first Science Genius rap competition held on campus earlier this month. Healy’s article was picked up by the Associated Press and is receiving national circulation, including in the U.S. News and World Report this week: Continue reading Dalewood Middle Schoolers win Science Genius at Chattanooga State, make national news

TBR Chancellor Recommends Flora Tydings as ChattState’s Next President

“The mission of the College is very clear. It is all about serving students.” -Dr. Flora Tydings, during her Open Forum at Chattanooga State on May 6, 2015

Chancellor Morgan announced today  he will recommend Dr. Flora Tydings as next President of Chattanooga State to the Tennessee Board of Regents next Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at a special called meeting. Continue reading TBR Chancellor Recommends Flora Tydings as ChattState’s Next President

Tea for Bea Video Highlights

On Friday, May 1st, Chattanooga State hosted a “Tea for Bea” to honor the establishment of our very first Faculty Fellowship Endowment in honor of retired faculty member Bea Lyons (photo above). Enjoy our video highlights from the event: Continue reading Tea for Bea Video Highlights

Congrats Chattanooga State Class of 2015

Chattanooga State Commencement was held on Saturday, May 9 at the Memorial Auditorium. The Class of 2015 is represented by 20 countries with a total of 403 students receiving honors. Our oldest graduate is 68 years old receiving an AAS in Human Services Specialist and our youngest graduate is 16 years old receiving an Associate of Science. Females represent 58% of our graduates and 42% are males. We have 56 students graduating from Hamilton County Collegiate High at Chattanooga State with 28 of these receiving an Associate degree at the same time.

Read, and be inspired by, the full commencement speech by Emily McElroy, Class of 2015 Student Government Association President: Continue reading Congrats Chattanooga State Class of 2015

Science Genius Rap Battles at ChattState May 7

Please join Chattanooga State as we host Columbia University Teachers College Professor Dr. Chris Emdin for Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S.: Bringing Attention to Transforming Teaching, Learning & Engagement in Science. Continue reading Science Genius Rap Battles at ChattState May 7

Chattanooga State Presidential Finalists Announced

Four finalists have been announced for the President of Chattanooga State Community College.

The finalists are:

  • Dr. Karla A. Fisher, vice president of Academics and former interim president at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas;
  • Dr. Kevin A. Pollock, president of St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Michigan;
  • Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy, provost and chief academic officer at Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas Campus; and
  • Dr. Flora W. Tydings, president of Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia.

Each will participate in campus forums and community receptions the week of May 4 thru May 8. According to the Tennessee Board of Regents website: Continue reading Chattanooga State Presidential Finalists Announced