In the hectic hustle of the holidays, moments of reflection are rare, but I invite you to pause a few minutes to bask in another year of achievements made possible by many individuals and partners who are making brighter futures for our students.
Please save the date and makes plans to join fellow alumni and some of your favorite faculty and staff for the Fall Alumni Reception on Campus, Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. The event will be held on the Chattanooga State Main Campus in the Erlanger Health Science Center Lobby. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.
We are encouraging alumni to bring non-perishable food items to help support the Tiger Cupboard food pantry on campus.
You may RSVP here or on Facebook.
For #GivingTuesday 2018 on Nov. 27th, the Chattanooga State Foundation is raising funds to support students in crisis. When unforeseen financial emergencies occur, it often
Chattanooga State President Dr. Rebecca Ashford accepted the CHAgives Employer Challenge to match her employee’s #GivingTuesday donations up to $1,000 to support the Helping Hands Fund.
prevents students from staying in school and completing their program of study.
Enjoy highlights below from Convocation 2018. Let’s have a great year!
If you have children at home, or even in your family you spend time with, you understand the importance of the word “Why.” It is one of the first words or concepts a toddler learns to use consistently. Author Simon Sinek penned an entire book based on the concept of why entitled: Start with Why, How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. In his book, he encourages individuals, organizations, and corporations to not only understand why they do what they do, but then to capitalize on that understanding.
Chattanooga State’s International Community Outreach Office, in partnership with the Chattanooga Market, City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, will co-host Chattanooga’s 19th annual Culture Fest, the area’s premiere showcase of international communities and largest annual celebration of local cultures.
The event will take place Sunday, Oct. 7 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the First Tennessee Pavilion, located at 1801 Carter Street, downtown Chattanooga. Admission is free.
Now celebrating its seventh year, the Chattanooga State Foundation’s Dinner of Firsts is the signature “FUNdraising” event for Chattanooga State Community College. A community leader is honored each year who is the first in their family to attend college.
Each May in Chattanooga, a wave of international culture descends upon the Scenic City, bringing with it a carnival-style party with music, dancing, and authentic food. Head west on Bailey Avenue towards Highland Park this May 5th, and you will find the air filled with the rich smells of cumin and chili powder mixed with the unmistakable rhythm of live salsa music. Flags of every color will dance in the wind while beautiful Latina women spin and turn to the music, their layered dressed embroidered with vivid colors twirling around them.
We are pleased to publish the Chattanooga State Annual Report 2016-17, and it is available online here. Inside you will see key achievements made across our campus, including recognition of faculty and staff excellence, student success, as well as grants and giving highlights.
2015-16 Annual Report
Chattanooga State’s International Community Outreach Office is excited to announce the date for its fourth annual Latin Festival and Latino-American Soccer Cup 2018. On May 5th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Highland Park Commons on 2000 Union Avenue, Chattanooga will be immersed in a wave of international culture as the spirit of Latin America is celebrated carnival-style with music and dancing, authentic food, typical costumes, artwork, pavilion of faith and interactive educational booths.