Zink Named 2017-18 First Tennessee Chair Of Excellence At Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State Community College Business faculty member Dan Zink was named the 2017-2018 First Tennessee Chair of Excellence. Zink is currently the director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management program at Continue reading Zink Named 2017-18 First Tennessee Chair Of Excellence At Chattanooga State

Barnett, McCarthy Named 2017-18 Erlanger Nursing Chairs Of Excellence at ChattState

Chattanooga State Community College Nursing Faculty members Karrie Barnett and Michele McCarthy were recently named 2017-2018 Erlanger Chairs of Excellence. Ms. Barnett is an Assistant Professor in the nursing program, and Ms. McCarthy is a nursing instructor. Continue reading Barnett, McCarthy Named 2017-18 Erlanger Nursing Chairs Of Excellence at ChattState

Faith & Doubt Film Screening Feb. 17 & 18

“Faith & Doubt: Science and Religion in the Search for Truth,” a documentary film by David Wollert, an associate professor of biology, will be presented for viewing in the Humanities Theatre on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. The film is free and open to the Continue reading Faith & Doubt Film Screening Feb. 17 & 18

50 Faces of Gratitude: Dr. Tina Cannon

by Dr. Tina Cannon,  alum and mathematics professor

I am grateful to Chattanooga State because it has been a part of my life for over 30 years, as a student and an employee. In 1983, I became a student at Chattanooga State. At the time, I had no clue what career path that I wanted to pursue. I came to the campus and spoke to an advisor, and he helped me by Continue reading 50 Faces of Gratitude: Dr. Tina Cannon

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

A “Tea for Bea” to Celebrate First Faculty Fellowship Endowment

To demonstrate the importance of scholarship and those who are dedicated to student learning, each academic division on campus was asked to dedicate a faculty fellowship to a former faculty and/or administrator who demonstrated outstanding scholarship and dedication to teaching and student learning. The Social and Behavioral Sciences Division chose to honor retired faculty member Bea Lyons. Below is an excerpt announcing the award by Interim Dean John Haworth: Continue reading A “Tea for Bea” to Celebrate First Faculty Fellowship Endowment

Dr. Corinne Hoisington energizes faculty

Chattanooga State faculty were wowed by a presentation from Dr. Corinne Hoisington in early January. A community college professor herself, Dr. Hoisington showcased some cutting edge technologies that she’s employing in her classrooms.

She quoted Ravindranath Tagor:

“Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”

Continue reading Dr. Corinne Hoisington energizes faculty

New Faculty Center & Faculty Fellows Launched

One of the first things new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Kim McCormick did when she assumed her duties was to transform the Teaching & Learning Academy into a new Faculty Center for Excellence and Innovation. She also expanded the Faculty Senate Faculty Fellows program that recognized the scholarly achievement of only one faculty member, to include the achievement of seven faculty members.

Screen Shot 2014-09-12 at 3.07.43 PMFaculty Center for Excellence and Innovation

The goal of the new Faculty Center is to fully support the integration of high impact teaching practices with plans to build active learning that crosses departments and divisions in order to improve student engagement and learning. Starting with a cohort of Continue reading New Faculty Center & Faculty Fellows Launched