Good memories come from good moments

by Julie Cook Davis, President, Chattanooga State Alumni Association

By the time you read this, my favorite holiday will have come and gone; Thanksgiving. Don’t get me wrong, I love Valentine’s Day simply because it is all things pink for a month. But, Thanksgiving is the one. It’s the one I look forward to all year. I make lists of lists I need to make. I write the menu and rewrite the menu about six times, and we always end up having the same menu …. every year. The meal grows a little bigger some years as we Continue reading Good memories come from good moments

TCAT Graduate Wins National Award

Story by Hannah Baker

Sara Wilson, a recent Chattanooga State Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) graduate was named the American Technical Education Association (ATEA) National Outstanding Technical Student Award winner of 2017. ATEA is a premier association for the post-secondary technical educator with an emphasis on professional development. The recipient of this prestigious award must be a full-time student in a post-secondary technical education program of study. The student must be strong academically and show potential in his/her chosen technical field. A nominee must be a student at a school with active institutional membership in ATEA.

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First 50th Reunion of the First Class of the First Two-year Technical Institute in the State

Chattanooga State recently celebrated the 50th Reunion of its very first graduating class from 1967. The Chattanooga State Class of 1967 is very unique in that they were the first students, and the first graduates, of the state of Tennessee’s first-ever two-year technical institution Continue reading First 50th Reunion of the First Class of the First Two-year Technical Institute in the State

Zink Named 2017-18 First Tennessee Chair Of Excellence At Chattanooga State

Chattanooga State Community College Business faculty member Dan Zink was named the 2017-2018 First Tennessee Chair of Excellence. Zink is currently the director of the Hospitality & Tourism Management program at Continue reading Zink Named 2017-18 First Tennessee Chair Of Excellence At Chattanooga State

Double your gift on #GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you heard about Giving Tuesday?

As part of #GivingTuesday, we invite you to kick off the year-end charitable giving season by investing in the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Focus on Completion Endowment Fund for Professional Development and Student Success. This first-ever opportunity for Chattanooga State Community College offers a one-to-one match to double your gift thanks to the competitive Strengthening Institutions Program grant the college Continue reading Double your gift on #GivingTuesday

Barnett, McCarthy Named 2017-18 Erlanger Nursing Chairs Of Excellence at ChattState

Chattanooga State Community College Nursing Faculty members Karrie Barnett and Michele McCarthy were recently named 2017-2018 Erlanger Chairs of Excellence. Ms. Barnett is an Assistant Professor in the nursing program, and Ms. McCarthy is a nursing instructor. Continue reading Barnett, McCarthy Named 2017-18 Erlanger Nursing Chairs Of Excellence at ChattState

A network of people who cared about my success: Morgan Smith

by Morgan Smith, Class of 2011

There comes a time in every person’s life when he or she experiences that notorious sinking feeling. It starts with your stomach dropping to your feet, and ends when you finally put the stressful thoughts to bed. Continue reading A network of people who cared about my success: Morgan Smith

Sixth Annual Dinner of Firsts to Honor Patsy Hazlewood

Celebrating “Firsts” is always fun! Save the date and make plans to attend Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts on Thursday evening, November 16, 2017, at The Chattanoogan. The Dinner of Firsts is Chattanooga State’s signature “FUNdraising” event with Continue reading Sixth Annual Dinner of Firsts to Honor Patsy Hazlewood

ChattState’s First 50th Year Reunion: Gary Ainscough

by Gary Ainscough, Class President of first graduating class, 1967

Oh my, where has the time gone? Why has the time moved by so quickly?

Either way, it was very special to be reflective and appreciate how our paths crossed with Chattanooga State. Our professional careers were launched into meaningful job opportunities. Let’s go back to Continue reading ChattState’s First 50th Year Reunion: Gary Ainscough

Back to School with Alumni Roadshow Dates

by Julie Cook Davis, President, Chattanooga State Alumni Association

It’s back to school time! I love this time of year. It’s a time of new notebooks, new schedules and new friends. For many of our newest Alumni Association members, this may be the first time in many Continue reading Back to School with Alumni Roadshow Dates