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!
Turn your fuel and favorite fountain drink into support for Chattanooga State! Just visit Pump #3 at the Raceway located at 3459 Amnicola Highway. Spirit Pump proceeds benefit our Chattanooga State Foundation Annual Fund. The Annual Fund helps us continue to accelerate the impact of the Chattanooga State experience by addressing our greatest needs across campus for things not covered by tuition and fees including scholarships for deserving students and professional development for Continue reading Spirit Pump Benefits Chattanooga State
Beginning in 2015 ChattState will be celebrating 50 years of service to our community. As this important milestone approaches, we are taking the time to reflect where the College has been over the last 50 years. We are eager to have your feedback to assist us in the planning process.
We will be making Committee assignments in the coming weeks to work on our proposed events that will begin in January 2015, and we are working on photos from the past 50 years to commemorate our history. These will be displayed in the Humanities hallways. If you have any photos that you would like to have included please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 3rd annual Dinner of Firsts was held at the Chattanoogan on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Under the leadership of Grady Williams, Event Chairman, alumni and friends of the college toasted and roasted Leonard Fant with proceeds of the dinner funding First in the Family Scholarships. One of nine children, Continue reading ChattState Dinner of Firsts 2014 Highlights
Pictured above, left to right: Melissa Hays, AVP & Senior Counsel at Unum; Kim W. Bolton, Director of Staffing at Unum; Dr. Amanda Hyberger, Associate Professor of Music and QEP Director at Chattanooga State; and Denise Talley, Manager of Client Services at Unum.
One of the first things new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Kim McCormick did when she assumed her duties was to transform the Teaching & Learning Academy into a new Faculty Center for Excellence and Innovation. She also expanded the Faculty Senate Faculty Fellows program that recognized the scholarly achievement of only one faculty member, to include the achievement of seven faculty members.
Faculty Center for Excellence and Innovation
The goal of the new Faculty Center is to fully support the integration of high impact teaching practices with plans to build active learning that crosses departments and divisions in order to improve student engagement and learning. Starting with a cohort of Continue reading New Faculty Center & Faculty Fellows Launched
Athletics Director Kim Smith recently announced the EPB Partnership during an executive staff meeting on campus along with Ms. Niki Phillips from EPB and Chattanooga State basketball players.
“We are grateful for EPB’s generous partnership,” said Smith. “The students are exemplifying leadership, spirit, pride and loyalty like never before, and it is an honor to have EPB recognize our athletes as they strive to make better lives for themselves in the classroom, during competition and in the community.”
“College math readiness is a persistent problem for higher ed institutions across the U.S. According to a 2014 report from ACT, 57 percent of ACT-tested high school graduates across the country failed to meet math readiness benchmarks. When these students show up for their first year of college, they must take developmental classes to catch up — and too many never pass those courses. But by combining college and high school math content in an online environment taught in high school computer labs, educators in the state of Tennessee believe they have found a solution.”
You’ve already heard about Culture Fest 2014! It’s just around the corner, and we hope you are making plans to attend. We are also very excited to announce that our project, Passport to Latino-American Challenge, was one of 20 recently selected among 150 applicants for the recent causeway challenge. We are honored to be among great company. You can see the list of all the causeway challenge winners here.