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Columbia State to host Reconnect information sessions

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Columbia State Community College will host Tennessee Reconnect information sessions during the months of July and August. 

Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship that provides free tuition for adults to attend a community college. The initiative is designed to help adults enter college to gain new skills, advance in the workplace and fulfill lifelong dreams of completing a degree or credential. 

“We are excited about the wonderful opportunity Tennessee Reconnect provides for adults across the state and in the Columbia State service area,” said Joni Allison, Columbia State coordinator of Adult Student Services. “As a participating college, along with our partnering Reconnect communities, we are thrilled to help adult students fulfill their educational goals.”

To be eligible for Tennessee Reconnect, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Haven’t earned an associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • Have been a Tennessee resident for at least one year.
  • Complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid and be determined as an independent student.
  • Be admitted to Columbia State and enroll in a degree or certificate program.
  • Must attend at least part-time (6 credit hours).

Prospective students can attend one of the following information sessions to learn more.

Williamson Campus

July 25

3 – 6 p.m.

Administration Building,

First floor lobby

1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin

Workforce Essentials

July 25

2 – 4 p.m.

Lobby

6281 Arno Rd, Franklin

Columbia Campus

July 30

3 - 6 p.m.

Jones Student Center, Enrollment Services

1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia

Williamson Campus

August 1

3 – 6 p.m.

Administration Building,

First floor lobby

1228 Liberty Pike, Franklin

To view the full list of steps to apply, or to sign up for an information session, visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/Reconnect.

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