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Northeast State hosts Tennessee Reconnect session Feb. 19

Staff Reports • Updated Feb 6, 2019 at 1:07 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College invites the region’s residents looking to reboot their careers and return to college to attend a Tennessee Reconnect information session scheduled 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Wayne G. Basler Library on the Blountville campus next to Tri-Cities Airport.

Northeast State 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.

Tennessee Reconnect encourages adults to return to college to earn a degree or technical certificate. The program allows Tennessee 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 at this link: 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 Northeast State.

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

— Enroll in a degree or certificate program at Northeast State and take at least 6 credits (two classes) per semester.

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

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