Jennifer Novo knows firsthand what the experiences are for many Latino students who choose to go to college. It isn’t just because she’s heard thousands of stories while working in higher education for the past two decades. It’s because she’s lived some of them.
To qualify for TSU’s scholarships of up to $10,000, transferring community college students have to demonstrate financial need and be fully accepted into the university, which means having at least a 2.5 grade-point average.
Nashville State Community College is trying to enroll more residents into its degree and tech programs ahead of the next school year, while hoping more students will utilize its GRAD program to take advantage of the extra financial and academic support after the pandemic.
19-year-old Hercy Miller, the son of famous music artist Master P, has already scored an endorsement deal following the NCAA’s interim rule change allowing student-athletes to earn money from their name, image and likeness.
Martin Methodist College in Pulaski is now officially part of the University of Tennessee system. Starting today, it’s known as UT Southern. One challenge has been finding a way to blend the school colors of red and highlighter orange.
Tennessee’s Black and Hispanic students are far from having access to an equal education when compared to their peers. A new report from education nonprofit SCORE shows that the racial inequities seen in K-12 are also apparent in public colleges.
The Tennessee Board of Regents is weighing a small tuition and fee increase for the next academic year. The governing body over the state’s community and technical colleges will vote on the increase on June 18.
Tennessee’s class of 2021 is running out of time to maintain eligibility for one of the state’s biggest scholarship programs.
Nashville high schoolers who graduated in 2020 were less likely than their predecessors to immediately enroll in college. The pandemic last fall shut down schools and created new barriers that derailed students from pursuing their post-high school plans.
Tennessee’s effort to get new high school graduates to enroll in college by the next fall — and keep them enrolled afterward — has slowed. Tennessee Promise applications and enrollment have increased overall since 2015, but the rate of high schoolers going to college immediately after graduation has slightly decreased.