Wow! How is it that another calendar year is about to end? During this season of thanks and giving, I am grateful for many things. I am especially grateful for the unsung efforts of many professionals who are consumed with helping equip the next generation and Continue reading A Note of Gratitude
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
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
Now 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
The first recipients of the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Michael P. Hennen Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year were honored recently at a scholarship luncheon hosted Continue reading First recipients of the Michael P. Hennen Scholarship honored
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.
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
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.
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
We are saddened to share the passing of Leonard Fant, a longtime Chattanooga State Foundation Board member and the co-creator of our annual Dinner of Firsts Scholarship benefit. Leonard passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Continue reading Remembering Leonard Fant