Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support (SAILS): A Community College/High School Collaboration
Each year, 70% of Tennessee students entering college after high school graduation require remediation in math. The three-year graduation rate for students placed in remedial math upon matriculation to community college hovers at a dismal five percent. Translation: these students are not going to make it.
Please save the date and make plans to attend Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts 2014 to be held on Thursday evening, October 23, 2014. The Dinner of Firsts is our signature fundraising event with a toast and a roast honoring a community leader who is the first in their family to attend college. This third annual dinner event will honor Chattanooga’s one and only Leonard Fant with Grady Williams serving as event chair. Our Dinner of Firsts will once again be held at The Chattanoogan, and we look forward to another sold-out event.
Greetings! What a fantastic time to be alive in this wonderful and technologically advanced world! I awake to pleasant alarm sounds each morning, listen to books streamed from the Internet on my way into work, receive and answer sweet texts from my wife during the day, and keep in touch with colleagues, friends and family while traveling in my Bluetooth connected car. I am more productive with my time now than at any other time during my 30-year career.
Chattanooga State has been a local leader in supporting entrepreneurs since before startups became cool. Through our local office of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), Chattanooga State TSBDC employees deliver programs and services to area small businesses with regional partners like our local Chamber of Commerce and The Company Lab.
“We have to train young people for the economy of the future, just like you do here at Chattanooga State Community College!” -Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku
Internationally distinguished theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku returned to Chattanooga State last week and told a large crowd of students, faculty and community members that “to understand
Many people delay estate planning conversations because they are overwhelmed or feel the process is too emotional. It doesn’t have to be. There is also a general misconception that you have to be wealthy to require estate planning. This isn’t true. Proper planning can help eliminate or decrease concerns and uncertainty for you and your loved ones.
The Awards Committee of the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) of the National Council of the Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Diana Hacker TYCA Awards for Outstanding Programs in English for Two-Year Colleges and Teachers. The Chattanooga State Community College Humanities Department’s “Writers@Work” series has been selected as the
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the leader of the nonviolent civil rights movement in America during the 1950s and 60s, was assassinated
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can be, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it right now.” -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Happy New Year from the ChattState Stat, our new blog for Alumni and Friends of Chattanooga State! We are looking forward to another year of achievements and the opportunity to share some of this awesomeness with you here.