An estimated 1,300 students who transfer each year from Tennessee community colleges to four-year institutions before finishing their associate degrees will soon be able to get that degree credential thanks to “reverse transfer” and a partnership involving every public and a range of private higher education institutions in the state.
he University of Tennessee and Tennessee Board of Regents systems are working with Coursera, a leading provider of massive open online courses, to develop a pilot program using the company’s technology to enhance online and campus-based blended learning courses. Coursera announced its partnerships with 10 state university systems and public university flagships across the U.S. in national media today.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Dentistry will offer a continuing education course for dental assistants at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education in downtown Kingsport on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
For the first time since HOPE scholarships have been offered in Tennessee, college students can use them toward summer courses in 2012. More than 12,500 students at University of Tennessee campuses are currently HOPE scholarship recipients.
Affordability, accountability and access are among the issues of concern to those both pursuing and working within higher education that are addressed by Tennessee’s gubernatorial candidates in a questionnaire released Friday by the University of Tennessee Alumni Association.