Tiger Cupboard food pantry opens on campus

“Sometimes there are impediments outside the classroom, including not knowing where your next meal is coming from. This food pantry is a testament to the care on the Chattanooga State campus,” – Dr. Rebecca Ashford, President of Chattanooga State during the March 20th Grand Opening of the Tiger Cupboard
Located on the second floor of the Student Center, the new Tiger Cupboard food pantry is a resource available to students in need.

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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

Double your gift on #GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard about Giving Tuesday?

As part of #GivingTuesday, we invite you to kick off the year-end charitable giving season by investing in the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Focus on Completion Endowment Fund for Professional Development and Student Success. This first-ever opportunity for Chattanooga State Community College offers a one-to-one match to double your gift thanks to the competitive Strengthening Institutions Program grant the college Continue reading Double your gift on #GivingTuesday

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

First Alum, First Woman Elected Chair of the Chattanooga State Foundation

The Chattanooga State Foundation announced that Dr. Maricela Rodriguez, a Chattanooga State alumna and local dentist, is the new Foundation Board Chair and President. She will serve a two-year term. Alan Cates is the immediate past chair and president. Additional officers include Edna Varner as vice-chair and chair-elect, John Germ as treasurer, Britt Tabor as assistant treasurer and Roberta Miles as secretary. Newest Board members include: Rowena Belcher, TVA retiree & community volunteer; Scott Mattice, Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley; Reggie Piercy, Senior Vice President, Vision Hospitality; Keith Sanford, President & CEO, Tennessee Aquarium; Britt Tabor, Chief Financial Officer, Erlanger Health System; and Tom White, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Unum.

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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