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Overton Cruise-In Moves To TCAT With Downtown Work

The Overton County Cruise-in entertaining greater numbers after moving from the Livingston Square to the TCAT Livingston campus. Cruise-In President Josh Johnson said the event had an unusually large turnout in its first installment at the new location in April. He said some 135 vintage cars were parked in the lot and attendees had space to spread out and enjoy ... Read More »

Crossville & Livingston Campuses Now TCAT Upper Cumberland

TCAT Crossville and TCAT Livingston have become TCAT Upper Cumberland, effective Thursday, expanding programming and outreach. TCAT Upper Cumberland President Cliff Wightman said the merger is designed to increase student success above all else. He said the service areas of the two campuses already had major overlap. “This is something that’s thought of far ahead of how can they share ... Read More »

Jackson High School CTE Building Nearing Bid Process

Designs presented to the Jackson County School Board Thursday night for a new CTE building at Jackson County High School. Maintenance Lead Josh Morgan said the cosmetology lab and HVAC shop have been approved by teachers and are likely represented in the design exactly as they will be constructed. He said the building trades shop could be tweaked before the ... Read More »

TCAT Livingston: No Measles Danger

The story of a public health emergency at TCAT Livingston Thursday is simply a false rumor. In a statement Thursday afternoon, a TCAT Livingston spokesperson said a student arrived for class Thursday, feeling sick. When directed to go home, the student reported she had been in contact with someone who had the measles. “TCAT Livingston contacted the Department of Health, ... Read More »

Jackson Director of Schools Concerned About Future After TCAT Merger

Jackson County Director of Schools Jason Hardy said he is concerned Jackson County will be forgotten after the administrative merger between TCAT’s Livingston and Crossville campuses. Jackson County relies heavily on TCAT Livingston to support both the mini campus in Jackson County and the growing career and technical education (CTE) programs offered in high schools. Hardy said he wants to ... Read More »

Board Of Regents Approves “Fusion” Of TCAT Crossville, Livingston Admin

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved what it is calling the “fusion” of the TCAT Crossville and TCAT Livingston administration Friday. The regents did not discuss the item at all Friday in its quarterly meeting, but rather reported the work of the Academic Policies and Programs/Student Life Committee Thursday. Executive Vice Chancellor Russ Deaton said Thursday the plan had been ... Read More »

State Board Votes To Begin Administrative Merger Of TCAT Crossville, Livingston

With no discussion by committee members, a Tennessee Board Of Regents Committee voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to begin the process of merging TCAT Crossville and TCAT Livingston’s administration. The Committee On Academic Policies and Programs and Student Life voted following less than a three minute presentation. Executive Vice Chancellor for Policy and Strategy Russ Deaton said the regents understand the ... Read More »

TCAT Livingston Cuts Ribbon To New Automotive And Transportation Facility

Livingston leaders, state officials and students and staff of TCAT Livingston celebrated the grand opening of its new automotive and transportation building. Operations and Facilities Vice President Jeffrey Slagle said the new automotive tech and distribution logistics facility will train students to enter the workforce for many years. “Today is a great day for our campus, because we are so ... Read More »

TCAT Livingston Using State Grant To Boost Advanced Manufacturing Program

Dual enrollment students from six Upper Cumberland Counties will benefit from a $1 million grant that TCAT Livingston was rewarded. Operations and Facilities Vice-President Jeff Slagle said through the grant, a manufacturing cell with robots will be added on campus. “This is a new technology that we know that’s needed in the Upper Cumberland based on our surveys with advisory ... Read More »