Tiger Cupboard food pantry opens on campus

“Sometimes there are impediments outside the classroom, including not knowing where your next meal is coming from. This food pantry is a testament to the care on the Chattanooga State campus,” – Dr. Rebecca Ashford, President of Chattanooga State during the March 20th Grand Opening of the Tiger Cupboard
Located on the second floor of the Student Center, the new Tiger Cupboard food pantry is a resource available to students in need.

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Chattanooga State Nursing Program Consistently High Quality

Chattanooga State’s Nursing program continues to exceed the Tennessee Board of Nursing benchmark. In fact, our May 2017 cohort of 107 RN graduates had a 100% licensure pass rate. Chattanooga State is unique Continue reading Chattanooga State Nursing Program Consistently High Quality

TN Reconnect Info Sessions at Chattanooga State

Do you or someone you know want to increase your earning potential? Perhaps the personal satisfaction of completing a college degree is motivation enough for you or someone you care about to reconnect with college? Whatever the reason, it is time to reconnect!

Beginning with the fall semester of 2018-19 academic year, the Tennessee Reconnect program will allow Tennessee adults who have not earned an associate or bachelor’s degree to attend an eligible institution, like Chattanooga State, free of tuition and mandatory fees while attending at least part-time. Continue reading TN Reconnect Info Sessions at Chattanooga State

ChattState’s Dinner of Firsts Raises $70K For Scholarships

Chattanooga State’s Dinner of Firsts 2017 had net proceeds for the event totaling more than $70,000, with $50,000 earmarked for the inaugural Tom Edd Wilson First in the Family Endowed Scholarship and $20,000 to the annual First in the Family Continue reading ChattState’s Dinner of Firsts Raises $70K For Scholarships

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