Happy National Library Week! To help us celebrate here at Chattanooga State, Susan Jennings, our Dean of Library Services, had this to say about the occasion:
It is with pride and celebration that we share an excerpt from the recent Community College Daily article AACC honors visionary work of six community colleges, published by the American Association of Community Colleges, honored for “their exceptional work toward advancing the student success agenda:”
The Chattanooga State Foundation is vying for an opportunity to win $5,000 towards our First-in-the-Family Scholarship, and we need your help to do it!
Here’s how it works:
- Go to First Tennessee’s www.150DaysofGiving.com site
- Search for “Chattanooga State”
- Click “Vote”
- Repeat from each device you own
- Repeat every 24-hours
This infographic showing 92% of Tennessee’s Community College graduates who pursue employment are hired within a year was provided by Tennessee’s Community Colleges. It is based on 2010 data from thirteen Tennessee Board of Regents Community Colleges including Chattanooga State. You may also like to know the average first-year earnings of a community college graduate in Tennessee is $38,948, according to a study by CollegeMeasures.org.
Congratulations to our friends at First Tennessee for their upcoming 150th anniversary on March 25, 2014. Check out this generous and spectacular way they will mark this milestone:
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
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