Annual Fund Impact Event Held

Earlier this week we held Dessert-a-rama — our first ChattState Foundation Annual Fund impact event for donors. Our 2013-14 Annual Fund Chair and Foundation Board member extraordinaire Edna Varner thanked our donors for their terrific support this year! The ice cream social (with ice cream donated by Blue Bell!) featured two scholarship recipients, Continue reading Annual Fund Impact Event Held

Challenge Yourself. Change the World.

Billboards have been spotted around town promoting our new Global Scholars honors program at Chattanooga State Community College. Learn more here about this exciting initiative designed to challenge honors students to change the world.

 

Jim and Carlydia Berry Scholarship recipient Karlie Zimmerman named Outstanding Student of the Year

Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 5.07.24 PMWe 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!).

When it came time to enroll at ChattState last fall, Karlie Zimmerman realized that medical assisting was her passion. She shares, “It spoke to me and I wanted to honor Continue reading Jim and Carlydia Berry Scholarship recipient Karlie Zimmerman named Outstanding Student of the Year

Congratulations Class of 2014 — all 1,678 of you!

Congratulations to the Class of 2014 — all 1,678 of you! Chattanooga State’s most recent Commencement was held on Saturday, May 10th at the Memorial Auditorium. President Jim Catanzaro opened the ceremony with a few notable class demographics: Continue reading Congratulations Class of 2014 — all 1,678 of you!

Social Media: Help or a Hindrance

What you don’t know could cost you!

As the use of social media becomes more commonplace, the barrier between personal time and the workplace is quickly disappearing. Employers are being faced with a barrage of questions as to how they can address workplace issues caused by social media use, while avoiding legal exposure at the same time. Most business owners tell us Continue reading Social Media: Help or a Hindrance

Lady Tigers Softball Team Earns Region Championship, Third at Nationals

Congratulations to the Chattanooga State Lady Tigers Softball team for earning the Region VII/TCCAA Tournament title earlier this year the 19th time in 22 seasons. Season highlights include:

Memorial Health Care System Scholarship Luncheon Photos

(top left: l-r) Memorial Health Care System’s Danine Watson MSN, RN – Vice President of Nursing/Interim Chief Nursing Officer is seen here with Chattanooga State Community College’s Dr. Martina Harris – Director, Registered Nursing Program. Continue reading Memorial Health Care System Scholarship Luncheon Photos

Internationalization at Chattanooga State

Global/Cultural Awareness: Students, as citizens and educated members of their communities, need to know and appreciate their own human cultural heritage and its development in a historical and global context. Through the study of other cultures, students develop an understanding, which they otherwise would not have, of the present as informed by the past. Students develop skills that allow them to understand and Continue reading Internationalization at Chattanooga State

The Pathway to a High-Demand, High–Wage Field in Advanced Manufacturing Starts at ChattState

I am excited to feature one of the newest departments within the Engineering Division at Chattanooga State Community College–the Institute of Material Joining and Testing (IMJAT). Catherine Bovell, IMJAT Career Counselor, shares with us the exciting Associate’s degree programs offered within IMJAT that provide rapid training and retraining designed to meet the needs of area employers and employees. The two career pathways are Welding Engineering Technology and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), both high-demand and high-wage fields in advanced manufacturing. Continue reading The Pathway to a High-Demand, High–Wage Field in Advanced Manufacturing Starts at ChattState