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Northeast State hosts Tennessee Reconnect session March 12

Staff Reports • Mar 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College invites the region’s residents who are looking to reboot their careers and return to college to attend a Tennessee Reconnect information session. It is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 12 at the Wayne G. Basler Library on the main campus in Blountville next to Tri-Cities Airport.

NSCC representatives from the offices of Admissions and Enrollment Services will be on hand to answer questions. Attendees can meet with staff and learn more about the College and Tennessee Reconnect. Also, the college will livestream the workshop to the NSCC at Elizabethton campus, 386 Highway 91. Campus Director Chris Hitechew will welcome attendees to the livestream and answer any questions.

Tennessee Reconnect encourages adults to return to college to earn a degree or technical certificate. The program allows state residents to attend technical school or college without having to pay tuition. Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship created for adults to earn an associate degree or technical certificate, tuition-free.

Adult students planning to apply for Tennessee Reconnect should follow these steps:

— Create a login on the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC) portal online at https://clipslink.tsac.tn.gov/studentsignon/. Once you have created an account, Select “Apply” and then choose “TN Reconnect Scholarship Application 2019-2020.”

— Submit an application for admission to NSCC.

— File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at FAFSA.ed.gov.

— Enroll in a degree or certificate program at NSCC and take at least six credits (two classes) per semester.

Representatives of the NSCC Office of Enrollment Services can provide information and answer questions about Tennessee Reconnect. For more information, call (423) 323-0229 or email [email protected]

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