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

AGC of East Tennessee Donates $150,000 to ChattState

Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee (AGC) recently donated $150,000 in a matching gift to develop construction laboratories in the Center for Engineering, Technology, Arts & Sciences (CETAS) building to expand the Construction Management program at Continue reading AGC of East Tennessee Donates $150,000 to ChattState

Dear Chattanooga, Get ready for #GivingTuesday December 1st!

Chattanooga State is honored to partner with the mayor, United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Causeway and many local nonprofits to join the global giving movement.

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Michael P. Hennen Hospitality & Culinary Center Dedicated at Chattanooga State

“A ROCKET to the brilliant idea of establishing a first-rate hospitality and culinary center at Chattanooga State in loving memory of the late Michael Hennen… and if we can capture Michael’s delightful zest for life in the students the center will hopefully produce, it will be a godsend for our area.” –Roy Exum

“There can be no better namesake than Michael Hennen because he epitomizes hospitality.” -Jon Kinsey

We are grateful for the outpouring of love and support in establishing the Michael P. Hennen Hospitality & Culinary Center at Chattanooga State. On August 30, 2015, one year and one month since the kick-off benefit, a ribbon-cutting and dedication was held on campus. Please enjoy our video highlights from the August 30th dedication held on campus and the July 2014 benefit held at Hennen’s: Continue reading Michael P. Hennen Hospitality & Culinary Center Dedicated at Chattanooga State