DEGREES & CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Summer 2018Spring 2019
THREE-YEAR GRADUATION RATE First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Service Area: Carter, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington counties
2019 Highlights • Awarded a $1,566,927 Appalachian Regional Commission grant for the Advancing Aviation Technology project. Through a partnership with the Tri-Cities Airport, the project seeks to build a reliable pipeline of trained and certified aviation maintenance professionals. Funds will expand the college’s Aviation Technology program and secure FAA Airframe and Powerplant program certification. • The Northeast Tennessee IT Career Accelerator Pathway project was awarded $998,823 in funding through the Governor’s GIVE program. • Awarded a $450,000 U.S. Department of Education Title III grant to centralize and realign admissions, academic advising and financial aid to better serve Pelleligible students, underprepared students and students of color. • Recorded a 57 percent increase in career and technical education dual enrollment admissions from Fall 2017 to Fall 2018.. • John Adcox, veterans affairs specialist, received the System’s first Statewide Outstanding Achievement and Recognition (SOAR) award for Community College Staff Member of the Year. • Samantha Parrish was named a 2019 Achieving the Dream scholar — one of only eight students selected nationwide.