DEGREES & CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Summer 2018Spring 2019
THREE-YEAR GRADUATION RATE First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Service Area: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, DeKalb, Franklin, Lincoln, Moore, Rutherford, Warren, White and Van Buren counties
2019 Highlights • Recognized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission as the top performing institution in our System, based on enrollment growth and graduation rates for the last four years. • Opened the new Automation & Robotics Training Center in McMinnville to support industry credentialing and certification opportunities for businesses utilizing robots and training equipment from the top three international robot manufacturers. Courses leading to a mechatronics degree with a concentration in robotics were offered in fall 2019. • Recipient of a 2019 National Association of Developmental Organizations Impact Award for workforce development support. • Entered into a ‘2+2’ agreement with Tennessee State University to offer mechatronics at the McMinnville campus. Students who earn an A.A.S. degree in mechatronics can seamlessly articulate to TSU. • The Teaching Innovative Learning Technologies project was awarded $949,410 in funding through the Governor’s GIVE program. • Launched the first fully-online entrepreneurship degree. • Organized and hosted the southeast inaugural ‘Think Sepsis First’ conference, which attracted healthcare professionals and students from across the nation.