by Maria Spear, Chattanooga State faculty
I am grateful to Chatt State because it gives me the opportunity to practice my profession in a welcoming and engaging atmosphere. I feel fortunate to be surrounded by talented colleagues who encourage me, and by dedicated students who inspire me. I moved here two years ago from the West Coast because I was drawn to this vibrant and friendly community, and I am reminded every day I made the right choice!
Mark your calendar for Latin Festival 2016 on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Highland Park Commons. Latin Festival is designed as a free community celebration with event proceeds to Chattanooga State Foundation’s Latino Scholarship Fund and the Chattanooga State Adult Basic Education/English as a Second Language Program offered in Highland Park since 2001. Continue reading Save the date for Latin Festival 2016
by Gladys Pineda-Loher–Director, International Community Outreach at Chattanooga State
I’m grateful to Chattanooga State for providing opportunities to our local international community by building pathways to education and workforce development.
The 4th annual Dinner of Firsts was held at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Thursday, December 3rd. Under the leadership of Edna Varner, Event Chair, friends of the College toasted the 50th Anniversary of Chattanooga State and roasted John Germ. John was the first in his family to Continue reading Highlights from Dinner of Firsts – A Golden Celebration
by Brittney L. Davidson
2005 Middle College High School Graduate (now Collegiate High)
Interim Director of the Don Andrews Reading and Writing Center
I am grateful to Chattanooga State, because they gave me the courage and support to graduate high school with my associate degree. Now in my fourth year as a faculty member I have the greatest opportunity to give back the same encouragement that helped me to succeed so many years ago.
Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Chattanooga State, and thank you for 50 years!
As part of our 50th Anniversary Reunion Days, Chattanooga State’s Music Department invites the public to join us for “Carols, Candy Canes, Cookies and Hot Cocoa” on Wed., Dec. 2 at Continue reading Carols, Candy Canes, Cookies & Hot Cocoa on Dec. 2
Chattanooga State is honored to partner with the mayor, United Way of Greater Chattanooga, Causeway and many local nonprofits to join the global giving movement.
Continue reading Dear Chattanooga, Get ready for #GivingTuesday December 1st!
Please join us for ChattState Reunion Days on Dec. 2, 3 and 4. The schedule of events is below. All events on Dec. 2 and Dec. 4 are free and open to the public, and the Dec. 3rd Dinner of Firsts event benefits student scholarships.
Schedule of Events
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Carols, Candy Canes, Cookies and Hot Cocoa 6:30 p.m., Sculpture Garden. Bring your family and friends to our outdoor sculpture garden lit for the holiday season and join the Chattanooga State Music Department for caroling with hot cocoa and candy canes. Continue reading Join us for Reunion Days at ChattState, Dec. 2, 3 & 4
by Pete Pitts–alum, actor, writer, musician, motivational speaker
I am grateful for Chattanooga State because during my time there, I was openly encouraged to learn who I was at the core.
I met many great people, had fantastic instructors and learned a lot about a variety of subjects, but the true value of my education was my journey of self-discovery. After changing my major Continue reading 50 Faces of Gratitude: Pete Pitts