News Roundup

Links to recent online news reports on community college trends, Tennessee Board of Regents coverage and more.

Where Are the Workers? State, Local Leaders Provide Update in Memphis

NFIB
October 15, 2018
https://www.nfib.com/content/news/labor/where-are-the-workers-state-local-leaders-provide-update-in-memphis/

Tennessee Higher Education Commission reports College Enrollment Increases for the Third Consecutive Year

Clarksville Online
October 11, 2018

http://www.clarksvilleonline.com/2018/10/11/tennessee-higher-education-commission-reports-college-enrollment-increases-for-the-third-consecutive-year/

Haslam: Obama Brave for Using Bush Policy; Regrets ‘Equity Gap’

The Tennessee Tribune
October 11, 2018
http://tntribune.com/community/local/haslam-obama-brave-for-using-bush-policy-regrets-equity-gap/

Southwest to offer Memphis' first funeral services degree in 2019

Daily Memphian
October 9, 2018
https://www.dailymemphian.com/section/metro/article/527/Southwest-to-offer-Memphis-first-funeral-services-degree-in-2019

Here’s why Tennessee will lead in higher education

The Exchange
October 2, 2018
https://www.cheathamcountyexchange.com/opinion/columns/here-s-why-tennessee-will-lead-in-higher-education/article_15216b22-c69f-11e8-a3d4-53ffc3dec31b.html

Artesian Schools will be a catalyst for post-secondary opportunities

Daily Memphian
September 27, 2018
https://www.dailymemphian.com/section/business/article/299/Artesian-Schools-will-be-a-catalyst-for-post-secondary-opportunities

Tennessee community colleges see highest graduation rate, enrollment increase

Knoxville News Sentinel
September 27, 2018
https://www.knoxnews.com/story/news/education/2018/09/27/community-college-graduation-tennessee-promise/1443093002/

Tennessee Board of Regents to look at rising enrollment, graduation rates, new programs

Knoxville News Sentinel
September 26, 2018
https://ux.tennessean.com/story/news/education/2018/09/26/tennessee-community-college-enrollment-graduation-rates/1380569002/

Free tuition program going gangbusters at FedEx hub

Daily Memphian
September 20, 2018
https://www.dailymemphian.com/section/metroeducation/article/157/Free-tuition-program-going-gangbusters-at-FedEx-hub

Ivy League university’s study concludes that Tennessee community colleges are ahead in reforms

Brentwood Home Page
September 20, 2018
https://brentwoodhomepage.com/ivy-league-universitys-study-concludes-that-tennessee-community-colleges-are-ahead-in-reforms/

PERSPECTIVE: The value of ‘going’ to college in high school

The New Tri-State Defender
September 14, 2018
https://tri-statedefender.com/perspective-the-value-of-going-to-college-in-high-school/09/14/

Southwest and T-CAT Memphis partner to enhance automotive education and training

The New Tri-State Defender
August 31, 2018
https://tri-statedefender.com/southwest-and-t-cat-memphis-partner-to-enhance-automotive-education-and-training-2/08/31/