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

ChattState’s Dinner of Firsts Raises $70K For Scholarships

Chattanooga State’s Dinner of Firsts 2017 had net proceeds for the event totaling more than $70,000, with $50,000 earmarked for the inaugural Tom Edd Wilson First in the Family Endowed Scholarship and $20,000 to the annual First in the Family Continue reading ChattState’s Dinner of Firsts Raises $70K For Scholarships

Sixth Annual Dinner of Firsts to Honor Patsy Hazlewood

Celebrating “Firsts” is always fun! Save the date and make plans to attend Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts on Thursday evening, November 16, 2017, at The Chattanoogan. The Dinner of Firsts is Chattanooga State’s signature “FUNdraising” event with Continue reading Sixth Annual Dinner of Firsts to Honor Patsy Hazlewood

Save the Date for Dinner of Firsts 2017

Patsy Hazelwood photo sitting at desk writing in notebook, smilingNow celebrating its 6th year, the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts is the signature “FUNdraising” event for Chattanooga State Community College. Each year we honor a community leader who is the first in their family to attend college.

This year we will honor Patsy Hazlewood. In addition to being a first generation college student, Patsy has Continue reading Save the Date for Dinner of Firsts 2017

Dinner of Firsts 2016 Highlights

The 5th annual Dinner of Firsts was a resounding success! Edna Varner and about 400 of her friends shared a wonderful dinner and awesome laughs. The event chaired by Stefanie Crowe featured Roasters Pete Cooper, Wade Hinton, Stacy Lightfoot, Keith Sanford and Elaine Swafford. Jed Mescon once again served as Master of Ceremonies. Continue reading Dinner of Firsts 2016 Highlights

Chattanooga State Scholarship Applications Available Nov. 1

Scholarship applications for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters will be available beginning November 1 for current and incoming students. Chattanooga State and the Chattanooga State Foundation expect to award up to $1 million in scholarships to qualified students. Applicants who apply early will receive preference. TN Promise and Hope Scholarship recipients may also qualify for institutional scholarships. Students who will be enrolling in Fall 2017 should submit applications as early as possible.

For detailed information on how to apply, visit chattanoogastate.edu/scholarships.

Edna Varner is 2016 Dinner of Firsts Honoree

Now celebrating its 5th year, the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts is the signature “FUNdraising” event for Chattanooga State Community College. Each year the College honors a community leader who is the first in their family to attend college. This year’s honoree is Edna Varner, a major advocate for public education and Continue reading Edna Varner is 2016 Dinner of Firsts Honoree

Save the Date for Dinner of Firsts Honoring Rockstar Educator Edna Varner

Now celebrating its 5th year, the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts is the signature “FUNdraising” event for Chattanooga State Community College. Each year we honor a community leader who is the first in their family to attend college. This year we honor Edna Varner, a major advocate for public education and a first generation college student. Those roasting Edna include Continue reading Save the Date for Dinner of Firsts Honoring Rockstar Educator Edna Varner

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

Highlights from Dinner of Firsts – A Golden Celebration

The 4th annual Dinner of Firsts was held at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Thursday, December 3rd. Under the leadership of Edna Varner, Event Chair, friends of the College toasted the 50th Anniversary of Chattanooga State and roasted John Germ. John was the first in his family to Continue reading Highlights from Dinner of Firsts – A Golden Celebration