Tennessee’s Education Initiatives Prepare the State for Economic Growth

Governor Bill Haslam’s Tennessee Promise program opens the door for high school graduates to attend a state community college or college of applied technology for free. The program intends to widen the pipeline of degreed individuals and certificate holders for relocating and expanding businesses. Read More »

Tennessee Colleges and Universities Supply Quality Workforce

Tennessee students may choose from 51 public colleges, 36 private institutions and 27 technology centers. Read More »

Austin Peay Launches Chemical Engineering Technology Track

Austin Peay's new chemical engineering technology degree is in response to Hemlock Semiconductor's new plant in Montgomery County, but graduates may find themselves in high demand with related companies as the solar energy sector grows in the region. Read More »

Tennessee Overhauls High School Graduation Standards

Tennessee is overhauling standards for high school graduates, a move to give students sharper skills as they enter the workforce. Read More »

Tennessee Universities Accelerate Research Efforts

A key component in Tennessee's economic success is its roster of colleges and universities. Read More »

Career Centers Sharpen Skills of Tennessee's Workforce

Career centers, training grants keep Tennessee workforce on leading edge. Read More »