Global Scholars Students Named Semifinalists

Two of Chattanooga State’s Global Scholars have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship, which provides up to $40,000 per year as an undergraduate transfer scholarship. Chattanooga State Global Scholars honors students Ashwyn Sam (pictured above) and Chandler Kennedy have been named as semifinalists.

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Chandler Kennedy

According to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, more than 3,000 students nationally applied for this award. If selected, they will receive scholarships to complete their bachelor’s degrees and join a very prestigious group of scholars. Final selections will be made in April.

“I am extremely proud of these two students for making it this far in the process. To be named as a semifinalist is a tremendous honor and confirmation of the incredible work and service our students are doing,” states Amanda Bennett, Director, Global Scholars Honors Program.

To see the complete list of semifinalists for the nation’s largest transfer scholarship, go here.

For more information about the Global Scholars Honor Program at Chattanooga State, please contact Amanda Bennett, 423-697-2577, email: Amanda.Bennett@ChattanoogaState.edu or visit here.

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Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands?

In recognition of International Education Month, Chattanooga State presents: Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands? with author and speaker Terri Morrison on Thursday, November 10 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Center for Advanced Technology (C-30). The Chattanooga State Alumni Association is cordially invited to Continue reading Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands?

Chattanooga State and UTC launch joint marketing campaign

Chattanooga residents have a new option to earn college degrees. Thanks to a new dual admission partnership, you can start by earning an associate’s degree at Chattanooga State Community College, and then finish at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a bachelor’s degree. Continue reading Chattanooga State and UTC launch joint marketing campaign

New Alumni Board at Chattanooga State

Dr. Flora Tydings welcomed the new Alumni Board members to campus and stated how grateful she was for their service:

“You are making our dream of an Alumni Board a reality,” Tydings said.

We are so pleased to introduce you to our new Chattanooga State Alumni Board members: photo above (l-r): Dr. Jared Bigham, Morgan Smith, Sherri Shackleford, Dennis Tumlin, Dr. Flora Tydings, Jerry Wagner, Tabatha Armour and Gary Ainscough. Missing from Continue reading New Alumni Board at Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State Joins Achieving the Dream to Improve Student Success

Chattanooga State Community College has been selected to participate in Achieving the Dream (ATD), the nation’s most comprehensive, non-governmental reform network for student success in higher education history. Chattanooga State joins an elite network of Continue reading Chattanooga State Joins Achieving the Dream to Improve Student Success