by Olivia Kilgore, a current Chattanooga State Global Scholars Honors Student
Being a First in the Family Scholar has allowed me to attend college and not face financial struggles. I have been enabled to pay for my books without applying for student loans. It has also allowed to continue my education in hopes of graduating with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Non-Destructive Testing Technology in the Spring of 2017. Continue reading Olivia Kilgore: “I will be the FIRST…”
The Chattanooga Section of American Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ASNT) recently donated $12,000 to Chattanooga State Community College that will be used toward scholarships for students enrolled in the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) program in the Engineering Technology Division at the college. Continue reading ASNT Donates $12,000 to Chattanooga State
The Shannon Brown Honorary Scholarship established through the Chattanooga State Foundation will help provide access and remove financial barriers for students entering the new hospitality degree at Chattanooga State Community College, according to college officials. Continue reading New Scholarship For Hospitality Students
Will you help us spread the word? It is time for students to apply for scholarships at Chattanooga State for fall 2015. Our priority deadline is March 1 for the upcoming academic year. Students who complete the application by the priority date will receive preference with regard to scholarship awards. Both Tennessee Promise eligible and adult students are encouraged to apply.
One of the hallmarks of our new Global Scholars honors program is the commitment to serve high achieving first-generation college students.
The projected size for the first year fall cohort of our new Global Scholars program was 25. Interestingly, when word got out about Global Scholars, our initial class grew, and today we are 60 students strong!
Pictured above are 41 of the more than 60 first fall cohort of Global Scholars who attended the Acceleration Point and Pinning Ceremony last week. Also in the photo are members of the Global Scholars Advisory Board: Jim Roxlo, Rachel Hanson, Lillie Wills, Bruce Stewart and Alan Cates. The poem below was compiled by Juliette Biondi, Global Scholars Advisor, who asked the students to complete the phrase: “One day I will change the world by…”
We are pleased that one of the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Jim and Carlydia Berry Scholarship recipients has been honored this Spring as the 2014 Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Outstanding Student of the Year for the entire state (and received a new car as a result!).