You are invited to join the community discussion on improving student opportunities in Hamilton County.
Earlier this year, Chattanooga 2.0 released a report on the current state of public education and workforce development in Hamilton County. It quickly became clear that the situation
We hope you enjoy our 2015 Digital Card from the College Advancement & Public Relations Division at Chattanooga State:
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Chattanooga State, and thank you for 50 years!
Congratulations to our friends and terrific community partners in education at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for being honored by tnAchieves as the biggest provider of employee mentors for Tennessee Promise with a total of 99 mentors participating!
Our friends at Tennessee American Water are helping Chattanooga State celebrate its 50th Anniversary. During the month of July, be sure to check out Phillip D. Glass sporting a Chatt State 50th Anniversary t-shirt next time you are driving Amnicola toward downtown.
“The mission of the College is very clear. It is all about serving students.” -Dr. Flora Tydings, during her Open Forum at Chattanooga State on May 6, 2015
Chancellor Morgan announced today he will recommend Dr. Flora Tydings as next President of Chattanooga State to the Tennessee Board of Regents next Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at a special called meeting.
Four finalists have been announced for the President of Chattanooga State Community College.
The finalists are:
- Dr. Karla A. Fisher, vice president of Academics and former interim president at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas;
- Dr. Kevin A. Pollock, president of St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Michigan;
- Dr. Roger A. Ramsammy, provost and chief academic officer at Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas Campus; and
- Dr. Flora W. Tydings, president of Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia.
Each will participate in campus forums and community receptions the week of May 4 thru May 8. According to the Tennessee Board of Regents website:
To have the number one state in the Southeast for high quality jobs, we have to have a well-educated workforce to attract and fill those jobs.” -Governor Bill Haslam
Chattanooga State is proud to be a part of Tennessee’s unified Community College System, which includes a total of 13 community colleges governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Working together to meet the workforce needs of our state is a big deal.
So is the future of our students. Getting a degree is a big deal:
Longtime State Representative Paul Starnes died January 9, 2015.
John Germ, a Founding Chattanooga State Foundation Board member who served with Mr. Starnes on the Foundation Board, had this to say about him:
“Paul Starnes was a strong advocate for Chattanooga State. His leadership led to the creation of many programs and building projects that enhance the community and allow students to earn a valuable education. He was a strong supporter of the foundation and played an active roll in selecting leadership for the college. His tenure in the legislature led to many improvements in Hamilton County. Chattanooga State has lost a tremendous supporter and educational leader.”
The Chattanooga State Student Center is named in his honor. Read more about him here.
We hope you enjoy our 2014 Digital Card from the Leadership & Fund Development Team at Chattanooga State:
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