Tailgate image with balloons, truck with tailgaters and reads: Basketball Tailgating Nov. 13, 2015, 3pm in front of gym

Tiger Tailgate Highlights

The Student Activities and Athletic departments sponsored the Tiger Tailgate Party at ChattState on Friday, Nov. 13th. The event was designed to build team spirit and strengthen support of the talented athletes that make up ChattState’s basketball team. It was also a lot of fun! Enjoy the highlights here:

Student ambassador

Olivia Kilgore: “I will be the FIRST…”

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.

50th anniversary logo: Join us for Reunion Days, chattanoogastate.edu/50th

Get Ready for Reunion Days at Chattanooga State

Make plans to join us for our first-ever Reunion Days at Chattanooga State to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and help us mark fifty years serving Chattanooga. The goal of Reunion Days is to celebrate our proud past, reconnect with one another and showcase our campus community during featured events throughout this academic year.

Be sure to visit chattanoogastate.edu/50th for the latest on our growing schedule of events. Our preliminary schedule of events is below:

Image of Adam Braun with children

Global Scholars Speakers Series Presents Adam Braun

Global Scholars is sponsoring a speaking engagement that is open to the entire campus community and public. Adam Braun is the founder of Pencils of Promise and a New York Times bestselling author. He will be on campus Tuesday, October 6 for a book signing and keynote:

  • 3 – 4 p.m.: Book signing in the Kolywck Library
  • 6 p.m.: Keynote Address in the Gym

The event is free and open to the public.

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Get Ready for CultureFest 2015

Join us for Culture Fest 2015 on Sunday, October 4 from 11:00 to 4:00 pm at the First Tennessee Pavilion located at 1801 Carter Street in downtown Chattanooga. Culture Fest is the Chattanooga area’s premiere showcase of international communities and one of the largest annual celebrations of local cultures for the past 16 years.

It’s a wonderful one-day celebration of diversity to learn about other cultures through display booths coordinated by local ethnic organizations and also features:

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Symposium for Women Entrepreneurs on August 25

Make plans to join us on Tuesday, August 25 for We, the 3rd Annual Symposium for Women Entrepreneurs. Our keynote speaker is Bonnie Carroll, Founder and CEO of Information International Associates, Inc. Dr. Autumn Graves, Head of Girls Preparatory School, and Aundrea Wilcox, Senior Business Counselor, author and Kingsport Chamber ECD Director, are also featured speakers.

Dinner of Firsts Dec 3, 2015 Convention Center honoring John Germ

A Toast & Roast honoring John Germ on Dec. 3

Chattanooga State Foundation presents Dinner of Firsts – A Golden Celebration! A combined event celebrating ChattState’s 50 years of service to our community and honoring our friend, John Germ. John is a first generation college graduate and has been

Dalewood Middle School students Tahj Cargle, Jamaal Ward, Eric Kelly and Jamicheal Wilson, from left, perform a science rap song for seventh-graders on May 20 at the Chattanooga, Tenn., school.

Dalewood Middle Schoolers win Science Genius at Chattanooga State, make national news

We were thrilled to see reporter Will Healy’s Chattanooga Times Free Press article celebrate the success of four local students from Dalewood Middle School who won Chattanooga’s first Science Genius rap competition held on campus earlier this month. Healy’s article was picked up by the Associated Press and is receiving national circulation, including in the U.S. News and World Report this week: