Chattanooga State Community College received a substantial $20,000 boost from UNUM in support of its award-winning Writers@Work program during an official check presentation on March 18.
UNUM, founded in 1848, is known for its integrity, determination, innovation and leadership.
by Dr. Herb Hooper – faculty
As a young boy, I, along with many other young boys in the 1950’s, dreamed of one day playing baseball in the major leagues. After graduating from college, reality quickly set in.
by Bethany Swint – student
I’m grateful to Chattanooga State for letting me come back to be closer to home, and for helping me find my way to the career I plan to achieve in Exercise Science. Transferring here has helped me be closer to my family when I needed to be back home. I’m also grateful for the small classes and the one-on-one you can have with the instructors. I’ve found my place at Chattanooga State.
by Amanda Bennett – Honors program staff
I appreciate Chattanooga State because I get to bring my kids to campus with me each day. The staff in the Child Development Center are amazing. I truly feel as though the college is an extension of my family and this is in large part due to our on-site daycare.
Pictured are my two oldest children, Raulston and Cora. Cora went to kindergarten this fall and my youngest, Elliot, started at the CDC.
Associated General Contractors of East Tennessee (AGC) recently donated $150,000 in a matching gift to develop construction laboratories in the Center for Engineering, Technology, Arts & Sciences (CETAS) building to expand the Construction Management program at Chattanooga State Community College.
Roger Tuder, president and CEO of AGC East TN, noted that the construction industry is the second largest employer in the nation.
by Linda Murray Bullard –alum, writer, speaker, entrepreneur
I am grateful to Chattanooga State because it is the place where I started my road to success. I waited until after my sons were older to finish my Associate’s degree. Chattanooga State allowed me to do it when I was ready. I turned 50 years old the same year I graduated.
by Barbara Morgan, retiree (secretary to the College presidents for 44 years!)
by Giselle Palmer, class of 2003
I’m grateful for Chattanooga State!
When I walked on campus for my first class, I was filled with excitement and a bit apprehensive. At 22, I was older than most freshmen. I had never attended a public school and had been homeschooled for most of my education. Chattanooga State represented opportunities I wouldn’t fully understand until years later.
To help celebrate Chinese New Year, we are pleased to announce that a Chinese Writing Exhibit is currently on display in the Augusta Kolwyck Library at Chattanooga State Community College through the end of the month.
“Faith & Doubt: Science and Religion in the Search for Truth,” a documentary film by David Wollert, an associate professor of biology, will be presented for viewing in the Humanities Theatre on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, February 18 at 11:00 a.m. The film is free and open to the public.
The film has been well received by both academics and film critics, having won the President’s Award at the North Carolina Film Awards. It also was screened at the Louisville International Festival of Film.