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STEM and Stage: ChattState Announces 2024 Summer Camps in Robotics, Musical Theatre

February 21, 2024 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Parents of Chattanooga-area children can now offer young learners a taste of robotics and musical theatre education through Chattanooga... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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ChattState Graduate Launches Career as FoxChattanooga News Reporter

February 19, 2024 | Other | In the News

FOX CHATTANOOGA—Chattanooga State Community College alumna Mary-Beth Mangrum joined the FoxChattanooga team in October 2023. After becoming a two-time... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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White, Morrill-Carpenter, Aslinger, and Strode Named Faculty Fellows at Chattanooga State

February 14, 2024 | Payton Potter | Faculty Fellow

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Four Chattanooga State Community College faculty members were named Faculty Fellows for their innovative plans to support students and... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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How Can I Start Saving?

February 8, 2024 | Dale Grisso | Financial Literacy

Saving money for a rainy day is important. When it comes to preparing for the future, there are a few things you’ll need to stay financially savvy. First... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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ChattState Spring Fine Arts Lineup Includes Musicals, Recitals, Exhibitions, and More

February 6, 2024 | Payton Potter | Event

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Arts students and faculty at Chattanooga State Community College this spring will offer a variety of events from student recitals to... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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'African Americans and the Arts': ChattState Celebrates Black History Month

February 5, 2024 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- February is Black History Month, and Chattanooga State is celebrating the contributions and achievements of African Americans... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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ChattState Art Professor Hosts Fiber Arts Installations in Alabama, Texas

February 1, 2024 | Payton Potter | Faculty Spotlight

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State art professor Jennnifer ”Baggs” McKelvey is displaying her unique works in two art museums in Alabama and Houston... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Collision Repair Students Gifted State-of-the-Art Welder by Classic Collision

January 30, 2024 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Collision repair students at Chattanooga State Community College last week received a donation that will bolster their education and... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
William "Lee" Tinker

ChattState Adjunct Professor Assumes Key Role at Montgomery Planetarium

January 22, 2024 | Other | Faculty Spotlight, In the News

WAKA Action 8 News -- William “Lee” Tinker, an adjunct professor of astronomy at Chattanooga State Community College, has been chosen as the Planetarium... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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From Factory to Faculty: Dr. Benton Jones’s Journey from Manufacturing to Education

January 17, 2024 | Payton Potter | Alumni Spotlight

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- From working in manufacturing in Marion County to teaching business and management at Bryan College, Dr. Benton Jones’s story is one of... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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FAFSA Now Available for ChattState Students, Tennessee Promise FAFSA Deadline Moved to May 15

January 10, 2024 | Chris Lykins | Press Release

Nashville, TN (Jessie Greene, THEC/TSAC) -- The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available for Chattanooga State Community College... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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TCAT, Economic & Workforce Development Merger Streamlines Student Experience at ChattState

January 8, 2024 | Payton Potter | Campus Updates

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State Community College recently announced it has combined Economic and Workforce Development and Tennessee College of... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Reshaping Futures: Hamilton County Jail Detainees Given Second Chance Through ChattState Partnership

January 4, 2024 | Other | In the News

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Brighter futures lie ahead for incarcerated individuals in the Hamilton County Jail thanks to a partnership between the Hamilton County... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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How Can I Protect My Identity?

December 13, 2023 | Dale Grisso | Financial Literacy

The number of recent cybersecurity attacks is staggering, both globally and in the United States. Multiple state and college systems have been targeted as... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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More Than 900 Students Named to Fall 2023 Dean's List at Chattanooga State

December 11, 2023 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State Community College on Monday announced more than 900 students were named to the Fall 2023 Dean’s List. A student’s... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
ChattState alumni stand with the ChattState Homecoming Court during Homecoming on Nov. 29, 2023.

Nostalgia and New Beginnings: ChattState Homecoming Courts New Traditions, Honors Alumni Success

December 7, 2023 | Payton Potter | Event

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State Community College honored old traditions and established new ones last week during a three-day homecoming celebration... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Second Chances: ChattState Welding Program Helps Inmates Re-Enter Workforce with Job Skills

December 5, 2023 | Other | In the News

Reed Johnson, The Herald News — A new program at the Rhea County Justice Center aims to reduce recidivism among inmates and also allow them to learn life... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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From ChattState to C-Suite: Lew Myers Looks Back on Successful Career

November 30, 2023 | Payton Potter | Alumni Spotlight

From humble beginnings in Rossville, GA, to overseeing nuclear power plants across the Tennessee River Valley and beyond, Lew Myers’ story highlights the... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Faculty Chairs of Excellence Awarded to 3 Educators at Chattanooga State

November 30, 2023 | Payton Potter | Faculty Spotlight

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State Community College this week took time to honor three outstanding faculty members for their professional aptitude and... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Dinner of Firsts 2023: A Historic Night for First-Generation Scholars

November 21, 2023 | Tammy Sawyers | Event

Chattanooga State Dinner of Firsts 2023 was a sold-out success! Net proceeds for the event totaled $91,522, setting a new record for the College’s... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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ChattState Ranks Among Top 3 in System for Direct Workforce Training Hours

November 20, 2023 | Other | In the News

Staff Reports, The Harold News — "Chattanooga State Community College was among the top community colleges in Tennessee for providing its students access... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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“A Great Experience": Graduating Students Reflect on Time at ChattState

November 17, 2023 | Payton Potter | Student Success

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- As the December 2023 graduation approaches, Chattanooga State Community College students are preparing for the next chapter. Some... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Chattanooga State Invites Graduates Back to Campus for Alumni Reception During Homecoming Games

November 16, 2023 | Payton Potter | Event

CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Chattanooga State Community College plans to host its alumni on Nov. 29, 2023, welcoming them back to campus with a reception and... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Chattanooga State Community College Staff Member and TCAT Student Honored on Veterans Day 2023

November 10, 2023 | Payton Potter | Staff Spotlight, Student Success

On Veterans Day 2023, TBR, the College System of Tennessee honored two Chattanooga State Community College veterans with a Chancellor’s Commendation for... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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How Can I Save An Emergency Fund?

November 10, 2023 | Dale Grisso | Financial Literacy

One time, when talking to a student about the money in her bank account, she told me, “If I see it, I spend it.” To save money, she only had one choice:... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Your Journey to Success at ChattState

October 27, 2023 | Chris Lykins | Student Success

Hey there, current and future Tigers! At ChattState, we've crafted a plan with you at its heart. Here's what we have in store to help you reach your goals... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Chattanooga State Inducts 35 Into Spire Honor Society

October 23, 2023 | Chris Lykins | Student Success

Chattanooga State Community College celebrates the induction of 35 adult students into the Spire Honor Society. Spire is the #1 nationally recognized... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Leveling Up: Chattanooga State’s Google Certificates Propel Professionals

October 13, 2023 | Other | In the News

Yasmin Rubayo, Business Trend—"In Greater Chattanooga, Chattanooga State Community College marries education and workforce development to facilitate... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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Chattanooga State Presents Oktoberfest Open House 2023!

October 13, 2023 | Chris Lykins | Event

Chattanooga State is thrilled to invite the community to its annual Oktoberfest Open House on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study
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What Is on My Credit Report?

October 12, 2023 | Dale Grisso | Financial Literacy

Credit has been a hot topic among students for a long time. You may want to know what impacts your credit score both positively and negatively. To know... Read More about Globalization on Campus: A Chattanooga Case Study

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