Vol State Signs New MTSU Promise Agreement

Middle Tennessee State University signed an agreement Tuesday (Oct. 22) to extend the “MTSU Promise” to Volunteer State Community College, the sixth such pathway established for students with associate degrees to move seamlessly to the four-year university.

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Vol State President Jerry Faulkner signed the documents at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel, where MTSU was holding a True Blue Tour event to recruit prospective students and also court high school counselors and community college staff.

Help for Brightwood and Virginia College Students

The closure of Brightwood College and Virginia College locations in the Nashville area has left many students wondering what to do next. Volunteer State Community College has an information session planned for Thursday, December 13. The goal is to let the students know what options they have in continuing their education at Vol State. The college offered similar help to students after the ITT closure in 2016.

Vol State and Welch College Sign Transfer Agreement

Vol State and Welch College Sign Transfer Agreement

Sumner County’s newest college, with a longstanding tradition in Nashville, has signed an agreement with Volunteer State Community College to make transfer between the two schools easier. Students can start at Vol State using Tennessee Promise for their first two years, and then continue to Welch College for a bachelor’s degree.